(Rental)-Ways to Enhance Full & Half Court Basketball Defense
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Get coaching tips, drills, and ideas to help you create a sound defensive approach.
- Coach Muller's 2-2-1 Full Court System, which offers multiple options for protecting the ball, is available to you.
- Drills to strengthen your defense on the half-court and add depth to any defensive philosophy
- Find a way to defend out of bounds that will stop your opponent scoring on BLOBs
Dan Muller is a defensive-minded coach. His teams are among the most efficient in the country in terms of defensive efficiency. His players learn defense by using stats to create a strong defensive culture. This video will show you how Muller teaches defense through stats.
Full Court 2-2-1
The 2-2-1 full court press is a great way of controlling the pace of a game. This defense is not high-risk, but it can be very useful and efficient. Coach Muller shows how he uses a 2-2-1 defense against his opponents. You can make your opponent play in your favor by putting pressure on the ball at the start.
Muller explains how each line must work together, and that they should not be too close or too far apart in order to be effective. You'll learn how to trap the ball handler using your top line defense. In 22 Side, Coach Muller shows players how to force the ball handler to the sideline.
Out of Bounds Defense
Muller shows you how to make your defense look like a zone to eliminate scoring opportunities below the basket. To make sure that ball-side cutters are not blocked, you can place your best players on the ball. Players quickly "fix" the ball and adopt a traditional man-man look to put pressure on the offense.
Coach Muller concludes his defensive concepts with a description of drills and concepts that his team focuses upon in the half court. Warrior Closeout is where players practice their closeout technique. Players work on their push step and stop the driver from attacking basket. Athletes practice positioning after they have closed out to the ball in 3 Line Closeout.
Over the past few seasons, Coach Muller has coached one of the best defensive teams in America. His program has been very successful because of his dynamic teaching style and his research on the best defense methods. This video will give you great ideas for improving your defensive strategy.
64 minutes. 2019.