(Rental)-The Hybrid Pack Line Defense
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The Hybrid Pack Line Defense: Stance, Position & Movement
Tom Palombo has built an NCAA Division III dynasty at Guilford College in North Carolina. He has amassed over 550 career wins, 12 Old Dominion Athletic Conference titles, and 11 trips to the NCAA Division III tournament. In this video, Coach Palombo shares how he builds a defense that can win championships. It all starts with the basics of stance, proper positioning, and movement.
Coach Palombo breaks down every aspect of individual and team defense. Then, he shows you how to implement the fundamentals needed to play lock-down defense. Coach Palombo shows you a number of drills and mixes in some game film to show how valuable the drills are in building the defense. Each drill plays a role in helping players to execute at a high level in games.
Coach Palombo also draws up his defense and the defensive rotations. You then see these rotations in an on-court demonstration. You will also see demonstrations of a number of drills that help your players improve in playing the Pack Line defense.
Stance, Position, Movement
Your team can accelerate its defensive progress by focusing on three main principles that Coach Palombo stresses. These are the foundation of the suffocating defense. These principles are learned in three drills that are demonstrated by Palombo. These include:
- Guard Your Yard
- 2-on-2 and 3-on-3 Positioning
- 4-on-4 Shell (with variations)
In addition, you will see how players progress through these drills in a live practice setting. During and between each drill, Coach Palombo offers additional coaching tips and what he likes to see from his defenders.
With a strong mix of individual and team techniques, Coach Palombo gives you the drills and insight any coach needs to install a stifling Pack Line defense.