(Rental)-Maximizing The Shell Drill For Defensive Success
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Maximizing the Shell Drill for Defensive Success
Legendary assistant basketball coach Bob Starkey teaches you how to maximize the Shell Drill to improve your overall team defense. Coach Starkey helped lead the LSU women’s basketball program to back-to-back appearances in the Final Four while serving as the interim head coach. Currently an assistant at Texas A&M, Coach Starkey presents to you six different variations of the Shell Drill and will help you mold the drill to fit your program.
Using on-court demonstrations, Coach Starkey reveals how the Shell Drill can be used to teach your defensive basics. Coach will show you how to teach your players to adjust defensively according to offensive tendencies. Your opponent’s tendencies can then be incorporated into the Shell Drill to help your players defend against certain offensive movements and actions.
Successful defenses – Starkey has coached several – understand the importance of communication. Starkey shows you how to get your players to think and communicate in an effort to take away what opponents do best. Coach Starkey will demonstrate for you six different types of the Shell Drill:
- Pitch & Penetrate
- Add Cutters
- Add Post Player
- Add Two Posts
- 6-on-4 Baseline Rotation
- 5-on-4 Open Post Low
The disadvantage situations – 6-on-4 and 5-on-4 – as well as the even strength drills will help your team defense accomplish its goals daily. These drills force players to communicate and give maximum effort to get defensive stops. No matter which variation of the Shell Drill, all of them incorporate all the offensive actions that opponents will use against you. The result is a highly effective and efficient defense that can make defensive stops at any time.
This 38-minute video is a must-see for those that utilize the Shell Drill or for anyone looking to improve on defense. Coach Starkey’s versions of the Shell Drill also allow for your teams to work on their offense simultaneously.