Why Zone

Written by Dymetrius Ware I had a conversation with a coach who told me he hated zone defense.  He felt it was a lazy man's way of coaching.  He continued saying, "He had never coached or played for a zone defensive team, as well."  In this short article, I’m hoping to convince those who don’t … Continue reading Why Zone

Loading to the Ball

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aruv8xIaHog Saw this clip from Illinois State demonstrating "Loading to the Ball." Have been looking for clips to use as examples for our program to better understand off-ball positioning when applying full-court pressure man-to-man. Athletes at the lower levels tend to have a good idea on a half-court being in "help" position when their offensive … Continue reading Loading to the Ball