5-Out Delay Series

The ball talks in the Princeton Offense. A read-and-react style of play that looks to take advantage of any defender's first move. The clip above is a compilation of clips from Christian Brothers University during the Mike Nienaber era.

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

NBA Playoffs Ballscreen Defense

Lot of coverage lately revolving defending Steph Curry in ballscreen situations. First, good luck. Second, there are a variety of ballscreen defenses out there with even more terminology used across all levels in order to communicate and stay on the same page within your own program. Depending on who is considered the more significant threat … Continue reading NBA Playoffs Ballscreen Defense

Final Four – Defensive Breakdown

The NCAA Tournament Championship will consist of two of the best defenses in the country. While it may not be the viewers' preferable matchup, those coaches who plaster "Defense Wins Championships" all over locker rooms are basking in all its glory. According to KenPom Texas Tech leads the country in Adjusted Defensive Efficiency (AdjD.), while … Continue reading Final Four – Defensive Breakdown

Opening Round – Top 5 Thursday

https://coachsclimb.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/impractical-jokers-ncaa-march-madness-breakdown-tru-tv-clippit.mp4 Belmont's Coach Byrd draws up a great late game Backscreen Pick & Pop for Three. https://coachsclimb.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/ncaa-basketball-tournament-a-first-round-game-cbs-clippit.mp4 Minnesota gets a great look for Coffey following a Shuffle STS (Screen the Screener) flowing nicely into a Pindown DHO (Dribble Hand-Off), again for Three. https://coachsclimb.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/ncaa-basketball-tournament-a-first-round-game-tbs-clippit.mp4 Possibly 1 of the plays of the night with Ja' Morant being … Continue reading Opening Round – Top 5 Thursday