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    with Jim Boeheim,
    Syracuse University Head Coach;
    2003 NCAA Champions; 2006 John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award;
    distinguished member of the Naismith Hall of Fame (2005);
    In 2010 - named the Naismith, the AP , the NABC and The Sporting News National College Coach of the Year and won the Henry Iba Award;
    Clair Bee Coach of the Year (2000); 4x Big East Coach of the Year (8X regular season champions, 5X conference champions);
    US Men's Olympic Basketball Team - Assistant Coach (2008, 2012, 2016 - all Gold Medals);
    2013 NCAA Final Four; National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame (founding class of 2006)

    The legendary Jim Boeheim has become one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history by using his patented version of the 2-3 zone defense to dominate opponents for decades. In this video, you will learn how to run this defense, updated to include all new wrinkles and insights, from the '2-3 master' himself!

    Coach Boeheim shares his philosophy for the zone defense and the advantages that motivated him to exclusively run the zone. Additionally, you'll see the zone defense broken down into the slides and strategies required to cover the ball in every spot of the court. This video will also give you ideas for using zone defense in out-of-bounds situations, how to optimize your rebounding in the zone, and the tactics Boeheim utilizes to beat even the trickiest offensive strategies.

    Slides, Bumping, and Other Tactics

    Learn how to smother your opponent with defensive slides that will lock down every scoring option. Coach Boeheim explains the responsibilities of each defender as the ball is moved from the top, wing, corner, and high post. You will also see how to trap along the baseline and rotate on skip passes. See how to take away 3-point attempts with Boeheim's strategy to extend the zone with guards and forwards by bumping. You will also be shown the situations where the 2-3 zone shifts into a match-up defense to optimize coverages.

    Boeheim also presents some of the more challenging tactics that opponents will use against his zone defense. You will learn how to defend dribble penetration to protect the rim without losing track of shooters. Boeheim also demonstrates how you can beat "inside" and "outside" screens that are meant to disrupt your guards from covering the perimeter. How to defend the overload is also discussed, along with how you can discourage this tactic with the use of double teams.

    Practicing the Zone

    In addition to the full breakdown of the zone defense, Boeheim also explains how he builds his defense with ideas for multiple drills and how his practices are constructed to efficiently teach zone defense. You also learn two strategies for using the zone defense against baseline inbound plays. Finally, Boeheim addresses how you can optimize rebounding in the zone defense so opponents are unable to take advantage of missed shots.

    This video gives you the unique opportunity to learn from one of the greatest zone coaches in basketball history!

    81 minutes. 2018.


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    BD-05321A:

    with Geno Auriemma,

    • 3x U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Head Coach (3x Gold Medal; '00, '12, '16)
    • 1000+ career wins - Fastest coach to 800, 900 and 1,000 wins, any level, men's or women's
    • 11x NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship Coach ('95, '00, '02 -'04, '09 - '10, '13 - '16)
    • 9x AP Coach of the Year; 8x Naismith Coach of the Year; 7x WBCA National Coach of the Year; 6x USBWA Women's National Coach of the Year
    • John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching award (2012)
    • Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ('06); Women's Basketball Hall of Fame ('06); National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame ('07)
    • 19x Big East regular season and 22x Big East tournament titles

    Offensive progress often comes at a slower pace than gains on the defensive side of the ball. Hall of Fame coach Geno Auriemma shows how you can build the foundation for offensive excellence in a short period of time.

    This video is a condensed version of how Auriemma and his staff install and practice their up-tempo offensive attack. Coach Auriemma teaches the offense in the half-court and progresses to transition, teaching players the 'why' behind each offensive set and how to read the defense.

    By using a variety of transition drills that flow seamlessly into offensive sets, this video will help you increase the pace of play your team is comfortable executing. Different transition and secondary break sets will help streamline your offense and keep players from struggling for good looks at the basket late in the shot clock.

    Coach Auriemma discusses the following keys to making your offense the best that it can be:

    • How to simplify and execute an unstoppable basic offense.
    • When and why coaches need to make adjustments to their game plan.
    • Why and how team success is related to shot selection.
    • Drills you can use to improve your transition game.

    Strong, Curl, Pinch

    Auriemma and his staff run their players through several different actions and set plays including Strong, Curl, and Pinch. Each action is run 5-on-0 and many options are discussed and practiced. This is a perfect example of how to teach your players the reads within your offense and set plays.

    Making Adjustments and Set Plays Philosophy

    Learn how the most successful program in women's college basketball utilizes set plays to augment its offensive execution. Taking a "less is more" approach, Auriemma discusses when not to use set plays and how they can hamper your team's scoring.

    If your team sometimes struggles to create open looks for shooters, you'll want to pay particular attention to Auriemma's breakdown on how to utilize a dribble drive attack to free up shooters and force difficult defensive rotations.

    Team Practice Drills and Breakdown Drills

    Auriemma runs the team through a number of drills - at championship-level practice speed - and with plenty of teaching and corrections, starting with the Kansas drill, a full court drill with four trips where players complete different shots and actions. The first trip finishes with a lay-up, the second a jumper, third a skip pass and a drive, and fourth a drag screen action.

    Another full-court drill to teach an attacking mentality and full court offense is the 5-man weave to 3-on-2 drill. Players go down in a weave and then come back to 3-on-2 with the person who made the lay-up and the last person to pass the ball becoming the two defenders. Auriemma breaks down the drill and explains how to best defend a 3-on-2 situation.

    Special Situations and Baseline Out of Bounds

    Coach Auriemma shares his thoughts about practicing special situations and then you'll move back to the court and see how they practice their out-of-bounds play execution. Auriemma also shows the different options that will be available.

    At every stage of this video, Auriemma's principles and actions are concise and thoroughly explained. By demonstrating the "why" behind the offensive sets and drills, coaches and players will gain insight into the key offensive principles behind the game planning.

    This video is jam-packed with nuggets of wisdom from Coach Auriemma from beginning to end. It will help you develop an outstanding offense no matter what age or talent level you coach!

    117 minutes. 2018.



    BD-05321B:

    with Geno Auriemma,

    • 3x U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Head Coach (3x Gold Medal; '00, '12, '16)
    • 1000+ career wins - Fastest coach to 800, 900 and 1,000 wins, any level, men's or women's
    • 11x NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship Coach ('95, '00, '02 -'04, '09 - '10, '13 - '16)
    • 9x AP Coach of the Year; 8x Naismith Coach of the Year; 7x WBCA National Coach of the Year; 6x USBWA Women's National Coach of the Year
    • John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching award (2012)
    • Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ('06); Women's Basketball Hall of Fame ('06); National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame ('07)
    • 19x Big East regular season and 22x Big East tournament titles

    If you were given only six days to prepare your team to play aggressive, tenacious defense, how would you accomplish that feat? In this video, the coach of the most successful team in women's college basketball shows you how to do just that.

    Discover the tenets of how to construct a tough and tenacious defensive team. Geno Auriemma presents a clear philosophy to operate from and how to effectively communicate the defensive principles needed to stop any team you face.

    After outlining three basic goals for every game, Auriemma and his coaching staff show you how to plan your practice and break down defensive skills into a variety of intense stations that will challenge your players every minute of practice.

    Defensive Philosophy

    The defensive approach begins with ball pressure. Coach Auriemma likes to use ball pressure to take the opposing team's offense outside of their comfort zone. Doing this forces more mistakes by the offense and results in more turnovers and bad shots.

    Second, Auriemma works on defending the areas of the court that are the most important. The use of a line running down the middle of the court is used to get help a defender get in position to defend what is most necessary to protect against.

    Third, three objectives are laid out by Coach Auriemma: eliminating transition baskets, eliminating 3-point shots, and not fouling. When these objectives are accomplished during the course of a game, it is much more difficult for their opponents to score.

    Individual Defense Drills

    The first key to individual defense is to get into a good defensive stance. The Stance and Slides drill teaches how to get into a good stance and how to move correctly. This mass drill, one that involves the entire team, incorporates fundamental on-ball defense. It shows that even the best players in the country don't overlook learning the basics of stance.

    Next is the Zig-Zag drill with a twist from a traditional version of this drill. Each on-ball defender will go through two rounds by guarding the ball to the half-court line. When the first dribbler reaches the half-court line, the defender starts the second round by executing a closeout to the baseline. Containment of the dribble and forcing changes in direction are critical elements that are taught.

    Defensive Stations

    To better teach individual defense, the team is broken into groups where the assistant coaches run five minute stations to work on various aspects of defensive play. In small groups, players have a chance to learn how to better defend in breakdowns of scenarios that might arise during a game. You'll be able to see the instruction and the repetitions of players as they rotate through the various stations.

    The 1-on-1 defensive station is designed to teach how to guard the basketball properly. The on-ball defender is to position herself one arm's length away from the dribbler. To simulate this, the inside hand reaches out to mirror the basketball while the other hand helps deny passes and drives to the sideline or to the baseline. Auriemma uses a live-action drill to teach these concepts with a three-dribble limit starting from each wing.

    To teach defensive rebounding, a drill is devised with an offensive and a defensive player going up after a missed shot. The defensive player throws the ball off of the backboard and tries to block out the would-be offensive rebounder. If the offensive rebounder gets the ball, they attempt to score. The defensive rebounder looks to make an outlet pass if they rebound the ball.

    A wing denial station is utilized to encourage an aggressive mindset and to deny passes around the perimeter. The bottom foot of the defender denying the pass is to split the feet of the offensive player they are guarding. On back cuts, the defender has to be ready to snap the head and throw their hands to see and deflect passes.

    Team Defense

    The Shell is a basic drill that everyone who plays man defense will run. In this section, you'll see how Auriemma uses it to teach how he wants his squad to defend, help, and rotate. Working on basic "jumping to the ball," defenders are encouraged to move quickly and attempt to deflect perimeter passes. The Shell drill can escalate to incorporate dribble penetration to work on defensive rotations as well as help and recover.

    To prevent easy baskets in transition, transition defense is a point of emphasis in teaching defense. Auriemma teaches his players to sprint back to areas deep in the lane to make sure they don't give up layups. From there, the defense looks to see where the ball is and how to best prepare to defend the other team's transition attack.

    With a mix of individual and team techniques, this video from Coach Auriemma will give you drills and practice insights for virtually any defensive situation.

    124 minutes. 2018.



    BD-05321C:

    with Geno Auriemma,

    • 3x U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Head Coach (3x Gold Medal; '00, '12, '16)
    • 1000+ career wins - Fastest coach to 800, 900 and 1,000 wins, any level, men's or women's
    • 11x NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship Coach ('95, '00, '02 -'04, '09 - '10, '13 - '16)
    • 9x AP Coach of the Year; 8x Naismith Coach of the Year; 7x WBCA National Coach of the Year; 6x USBWA Women's National Coach of the Year
    • John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching award (2012)
    • Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ('06); Women's Basketball Hall of Fame ('06); National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame ('07)
    • 19x Big East regular season and 22x Big East tournament titles

    How can you make your team better in a limited amount of time? Geno Auriemma and his assistant coaches show you how to raise your team's proficiency in all phases of the game from the first day of practice.

    With a virtual list of the who's who of women's basketball players having played for him, Auriemma takes you inside to show you the drills he uses to develop his players. The drills presented in this video are designed to improve fundamental skills and have made Coach Auriemma arguably one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time.

    Auriemma details the breakdown between offensive and defensive focus and the amount of practice time spent on individual skill development. Particular attention is paid to designing a skill development program that incorporates the need to develop well-rounded players at every position for today's"positionless" game.

    Guard Drills

    Like many coaches, Coach Auriemma looks to utilize the pick & roll in a variety of ways. He utilizes unique drills designed to develop ball-handling, coming off ball screens, and making quality shots. These drills will improve the individual skill sets of players to execute offense to near perfection.

    One of the guard drills utilized teaches dribble drag action. After executing a guard-to-guard dribble hand-off, the guard receiving the ball comes off of a pick & roll. The guard coming off the pick & roll executes a pull-up jump shot while the guard who made the initial hand-off touches the baseline and comes back to the wing to shoot a 3-point shot.

    Another ball screen drill for the guards works on utilizing a trailer ball screen in transition. The guard executes a hesitation dribble to wait on a ball screen from the trailer. The guard then uses the ball screen to come off for a shot or a drive to the basket.

    Post Skills

    Coach Auriemma and his staff utilize much of their post player development within the confines of his team's offense. The breakdown drills not only develop the skills of post players, but also work on being able to execute the offense.

    The first of these drills for the post players is used to work on drag ball screens. This drill is the breakdown for the post players of the earlier trailer ball screen drill the guards run. Post players work on rolling to the basket, getting set for a post feed, and pick-and-pop action.

    Another breakdown is for the pinch post aspect of the offense. Parts of the pinch post that are worked on include the dribble hand-off, the look for the high-low duck-in, and penetration dribble for a pull-up jump shot.

    The breakdown drill Big works on the dribble hand-off into a high-low look in the offense. A dribble hand-off begins the action before a post player flashes to the high post area to look for a pass. The player who made the dribble hand-off then rolls to the basket looking for the high-low feed.

    Overall Individual Skill Development

    A ball-handling drill for 12 players is introduced with the idea of attacking defenders and being able to dribble through traffic. With six players lined up along the baseline and at half court facing each other, the two groups dribble in opposite directions with five student managers attempting to make it difficult for dribblers to get through traffic. By working on dribbling the ball and executing a move to protect the ball, Auriemma's players improve their abilities to handle the ball effectively.

    To execute an offense based on ball movement, passing drills become a heavy point of emphasis. One of these drills is Four Corners Passing, which utilizes short passes and longer ones. Unlike traditional versions of Four Corners Passing, the longer passes are completed over the top of heads and hands of managers in the passing lanes to work on executing good skip passes.

    Three-Line Box incorporates passing, shooting, and rebounding all in the same drill. This drill features a half-court variation of three-man weave with the player receiving the last pass shooting a jump shot. The player making the pass leading to the jump shot then looks to block out the remaining player, grab the rebound, and execute an outlet pass to the shooter to complete the repetition.

    Coaches and players will gain valuable insight by watching actual practice footage complete with insightful commentary by Coach Auriemma and his assistants as they demonstrate how to demand excellence from players on a daily basis.

    Don't miss the opportunity to watch and learn from the most successful program in women's college basketball!

    88 minutes. 2018.




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    with Vance Walberg,
    Clovis West (CA) High School Head Coach;
    former Sacramento Kings (NBA) Assistant Coach;
    Creator of the Innovative Dribble Drive Attack Offense,
    former Fresno City College Head Coach - 2005 California JC Undefeated State Champions

    "In the dribble drive, you're teaching your players how to play basketball, not to run plays."

    That's the philosophy of Vance Walberg, the creator of the dribble drive offense, and is exactly why his teams have been known to consistently get better as the season goes on. In this video, Coach Walberg covers many of the concepts that have turned the dribble drive into a popular offensive system, and he shares countless coaching nuggets that are invaluable to coaches who already run the dribble drive or are thinking about implementing it.

    Offensive Tactics

    Coach Walberg begins by offering the numbering system that he uses with his team at Clovis West. You'll see where he wants his players to get to on the floor to optimize spacing, as well as why he calls his traditional "5-man" a 4-man instead, and vice versa. Additionally, Walberg shares many of the details that coaches often overlook when teaching the dribble drive.

    Next, you'll learn the three things that will never change about the dribble drive offense according to Coach Walberg, no matter how much it evolves over time:

    • Attack Mentality - Every time a player touches the ball, they need to think "score"
    • Open the Gaps - After passing the ball, players need to cut to open up space to score
    • Spacing Off Penetration - Once the ball has been taken inside, athletes need to make sure they space the floor to provide additional scoring opportunities

    Dribble Drive Actions

    Throughout the video, Walberg runs through a number of early-offense actions for the dribble drive. He details how to attack the defense depending on how the opposing team likes to guard off-ball players, including when they face-guard, deny high side, or play flat along the baseline. The idea of reading the defense and attacking where it's weak becomes central when Coach Walberg shows how to get an easy bucket when a post defender steps up to help on drive, allowing the attacking player to lob to the defender's man or convert on a contested layup. The layup can be tough to make, but often results in a trip to the free throw line or an easy cleanup bucket for the vacated post player.

    Daily Drills

    In order to convert more quick buckets inside, Walberg shares a drill that requires post players to finish three layups in quick succession. The more comfortable athletes become with making close baskets quickly, the more likely they'll make them during a game. He also gives you a 5-man drill designed for the dribble drive that mimics an action often utilized in the offense.

    To close, Walberg demonstrates his "Drop Layups" drill as well as a few of his favorite shooting drills. Drop Layups adds purpose to finishing practice by tasking players to focus on the little things that are important for the dribble drive, including passing, timing, attacking the correct spots on the floor and relocating. Finally, you'll get the Olympic Shooting, 5-Spots and Star drills, which are great shooting drills for the beginning of practice.

    There's no one better to explain the origins and insights of the unstoppable dribble drive than Coach Walberg. This video serves as a great example why the offense has proven effective at multiple levels and is a fantastic resource for you to reference as you build your own dribble drive system.

    71 minutes. 2018.


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    with Vance Walberg,
    Clovis West (CA) High School Head Coach;
    former Sacramento Kings (NBA) Assistant Coach;
    Creator of the Innovative Dribble Drive Attack Offense,
    former Fresno City College Head Coach - 2005 California JC Undefeated State Champions

    Vance Walberg's Dribble Drive offense has taken the basketball world by storm. An idea 10 years ago, this system has evolved into an offensive attack adopted by John Calipari, Larry Brown, Lawrence Frank and hundreds of coaches of all levels all over the world. Based on a unique two point guard (attackers) set, this attack is complemented by two wings and a rim-running post player. The offense features two unconventional ideas: there are no screens and the post player runs to the weak side of the floor. Both features create more space for dribble penetration. Walberg breaks down each player's movement on the floor according to ball penetration. As players react to penetration they move into drag, drop and rack zones. The goal is to create spacing and gaps and to get to the rack. Walberg also teaches middle and baseline penetration and the kick-back option that can produce open 3-point shots or open drives to the basket. In addition, Walberg goes through his "Daily 45 Drills," which he runs the first 45 minutes of each practice. These fast moving drills teach the fundamentals needed to run the Dribble Drive Attack Offense - including his famous "Blood Drills." These drills focus on shooting, passing, footwork, cutting, catching and pivoting. Walberg demonstrates every part of the Dribble Drive Attack in various 3-on-2, 2-on-1 full court breakdown drills. Throughout, he highlights the key drills and teaching points he uses to build the offense. Sports Illustrated calls Vance Walberg "the Master" of the Dribble Drive Offense and one of the top innovators in the game of basketball today. Now you can learn this fun and high scoring way to play from the inventor himself!

    2 DVDs - 256 minutes. 2008.


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    with Jay Wright,
    Villanova Head Coach;
    2018 NCAA Champions!
    2018 John R. Wooden Award Legends of Coaching Award;
    2x NCAA Championship Coach (2016 & 2018); 2x Naismith College Coach of the Year (2006, 2016);
    2x Big East Tournament Champions, 5x Big East Regular Season Champions, 5x Big East Coach of the Year (2006, 2009, 2014-2016), 2x America East Coach of the Year (2000, 2001), NABC Coach of the Year (2006)

    Villanova head coach Jay Wright is one of the nation's top basketball coaches. In this video, you'll see why he's also considered one of the best teachers of the game as well. Coach Wright shares his three-quarter court, 1-2-2 defensive pressure scheme. This is the same scheme that aided in the Wildcats' run to the 2016 NCAA Championship.

    Coach Wright shares four base strategies you can use to defend out of a three-quarter court 1-2-2 defense. He runs through additional plays and strategies and shows you how to convert back into a 1-3-1 or 2-3 zone defense. You will also see how to effectively guard ball screens when defending zone offense.

    Basic Multiple Defense Concepts

    In order to teach a scheme, a coach must first understand the various layers of the underlying philosophy. Coach Wright provides viewers with the complete knowledge necessary for coaches looking to apply the packaged set with their teams.

    Coach Wright explains the setup of the 1-2-2 press and, based on the physical traits of certain players, where they should play. He gives five reasons to run a press and emphasizes the one thing the press absolutely cannot give up. He also covers the five rules he uses and the responsibilities each position has.

    Defensive Plays

    Coach Wright shows what the great teams try to do and how you need to be prepared for it. He shows where they like to trap and how they come out to trap. Ball reversal, skip passes, and back row containment are covered as well. Coach Wright breaks down various defensive scenarios to using the multiple defensive scheme. You will:

    • Learn the concept of attack small and retreat big and how to fake trap and trap
    • Discover how to keep the ball out of the middle of the floor
    • Learn how to get your players to get to ball side of the defense
    • See how to convert or get back on defense to avoid giving up an open 3-point shot

    1-3-1 and 2-3 Defenses

    You'll see how to convert back into a 1-3-1 and 2-3 zone out of a multiple defense look. Coach Wright shows you:

    • How to teach your players to stay aggressive while playing zone defense
    • How to "tag" someone so that players know who they're guarding and boxing out while in zone defense
    • How to use man principles to play zone defense

    1-1-2-1 Press

    Coach Wright shows the 1-1-2-1, which initially looks identical to the 1-2-2 press. This defense is more of a conservative press and it is used whenever they play a half court 2-3 zone defense. He shows how to start in the 1-1-2-1 press and then how to convert to a 2-3 zone. The session then moves into how Coach Wright plays the 2-3 zone with the rules and responsibilities associated for each position. The key for their zone defense is every defender should be matched up with an offensive player on every shot. You'll see how the zone handles ball screens, overloads, and post ups.

    Guarding Against Ball Screens

    Learn the concept of spacing when playing against ball screens. Coach Wright shows you how to deny shooters off ball screens. He also gives you how to have a player being screened go under and over the zone depending on the skills of the player they're guarding.

    Coach Wright gives you the complete package to installing the multiple defense with your team. From traps, to fake traps to staying aggressive in multiple defenses, this video is a must have for all defensive minded coaches.

    Produced at the Spring 2015 Pittsburgh (PA) clinic.

    74 minutes. 2016.


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    with Frank Martin,
    University of South Carolina Head Coach;
    2017 Final Four;
    2017 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year;
    former Kansas State University Head Coach; 2010 Big 12 Coach of the Year

    Through practice footage and on-court clinic instruction, Frank Martin dissects the details for building his team's pressure half-court man-to-man defense. These drills will help you build a defensive unit capable of shutting down opponents on a consistent basis. Martin's smothering defense combines an aggressive man-to-man defense with pack line principles. Every drill has a purpose to teach his players how to communicate and build trust with each other and the coaching staff.

    Defense Set-up

    As a coach who firmly believes in pressure half-court defense, Coach Martin begins with the most basic concept of pressuring the basketball. The pick-up point of the defense is at the half-court line with the on-ball defender working to force the ball one way while keeping it out of the middle. By being on the line, up the line, and getting skinny, teammates are able to pressure the ball. This forces the offense to dribble and look for dribble pull-up shots instead of finding open teammates with a better scoring opportunity.

    Off the ball, all four remaining defenders play up the line and deny all passes. The most notable concept is that the further the man being defended is from the ball, the closer the defender is to help. Being in the gaps between the ball and the man being guarded puts even more pressure on the ball handler.

    Martin's defense comes down to attitude and aggressiveness. Pressuring the ball and passing lanes up the line fuels defensive intensity. This level of intensity leads to the opponent getting taken completely out of their offense.

    Post Defense

    Martin wants defenders to be closer to the ball than their man, which means post players must work to break contact with the offense and stay up the line. As the ball moves below the free throw line, post players get to the baseline and close the gap between the ball and post offense. They must also be able to guard away from the basket, developing a quick first step to cut off their defender.

    In the Short Closeout drill, post players progress from a closeout where they square off. Offensive players add a dribble so defenders can work on a big, quick first step to level off the dribbler.

    4-on-4 Full Court

    Coach Martin uses 4-on-4 Full Court to install all of his principles that were taught in break down drills. By extending his aggressive man-to-man principles, he looks to wear out the opponent and force turnovers late in the game. Players must be able to 'sell out' in help if the ball handler beats their defender. The second line of pressure must use the principle of stunt and stay to force the ball handler to make a decision in the open court.

    Once in the half court, Martin's defense is put to the test defending ball screen action, cross screens, and down screens. As the ball screen occurs, help side players shorten the gap between the ball handler and their man, assuring there is help on the post player that rolls or pops.

    Open Court Situations

    Using a constant full court build up drill, your players will attack the basket in the open court and learn to never give up on the play as a defender. Starting with 2-on-1 and building to 3-on-2, players apply their stunt and stay principle in the open court, forcing offensive players to make a choice between keeping the ball or passing in a tight space.

    Ball Screen Coverage

    Continuing to build on his ball screen coverage, Martin has players work on going under the screen. In this half court situation drill, athletes work to be up the line, on the line, and closer to the ball than to their man. The corner help side defender must slide up the line to stay with a shooter rising from the corner and cut the gap on the post player rolling to the basket.

    Cut Defensive Drill

    The Cut Defensive drill is used by Coach Martin to teach defensive breakdowns. This drill works on teaching playing up the line and denying passes on backdoor cuts. To take away backdoor cuts, the on-ball defender must be able to pressure without fouling and the off-ball defenders must be able to stay up the line and deny without giving up their gaps.

    Defending Screens

    Coach Martin starts with an inside ball screen, teaching his players to force "down" the screen or "ice" the ball handler. As the screen is set, guards listen for the communication from the post defender to flip their feet and get on the inside hip in order to prevent the split.

    With a UCLA or smash screen, Martin uses the same principles as "downing" a screen. Guards get 'skinny' while the post defender gives space for their teammate to get through the screen and prevent a slip or pop off the screen. With a stagger screen, defenders continue using the same principles to get skinny and chase the offense, whether over the top or through multiple stagger sets. Defenders should already be up the line and closer to the ball, allowing them an easier path to deny a shooter.

    Transition Defense

    A complete defensive philosophy wouldn't be complete without building up transition defense. In 2-on-1 and 3-on-2, defenders work to stunt and stay, allowing time for the defense to get back and help off the ball. In 4-on-3 plus 1, the defense creates a triangle off of a missed shot or long rebound as they scramble to stop easy dribble penetration or quick skip passes for open shots.

    This video will help your players learn to focus on doing their job, leaving everything on the floor!

    310 minutes (3 videos). 2018.


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    with Matt Woodley,Drake University Assistant Coach;
    former University of Pittsburgh Assistant Coach;
    former Iowa Energy (NBADL) Head Coach;
    former Head Coach at Truman State;
    former Assistant Coach at Washington State (under Tony Bennett)

    Developed by the Bennett family, the pack line defense has proven to be one of the toughest defenses in basketball to crack. Matt Woodley spent three years as an assistant coach under Tony Bennett at Washington State and learned the ins-and-outs of the pack line defense and what it takes to make it work.

    In this presentation, Coach Woodley uses classroom sessions, on-court demonstrations and video instruction to not only break down and install the basic pack line defense, but also to demonstrate specific teaching drills and address almost every situation opponents will throw at the pack line. In this comprehensive video, Coach Woodley passes along his extensive knowledge, giving you everything you need to immediately implement the pack line with your team.

    Pack Line Defense - Questions Answered

    This instructional classroom session is a valuable tool to help you understand how the pack line works and why defenders do what they do within the defense. Coach Woodley addresses the secrets of the pack line defense, defensive staples used in the pack line and keys to the defense. Each talking point shows how and why the pack line is one of the most difficult defenses to score against.

    Pack Line Defense - Overview

    This overview challenges a myth about the pack line: the belief that it isn't a "pressure" defense. Coach Woodley explains the need to put pressure on the ball and other concepts necessary for success. He covers different situations that come up during a game and how your team can address each one. From ball screens, to transition defense and even turnover defense, you will get everything needed to develop the pack line.

    Pack Line Defense - Breakdown Drills

    Using on-court demonstrations and practice video analysis, Coach Woodley shows how to break down each concept of the pack line. Drills covering transition defense, ball screens, off-ball screens, post ups, closeouts and other actions are all covered.

    Most man-to-man defenses require players to help and recover on closeouts. With the pack line, your players are only required to recover. Coach Woodley demonstrates three type of closeouts and how to defend specific actions used to attack the pack line.

    The 4-on-4 Shell Drill is a staple in almost all practices around the country. Coach Woodley shows five versions of the Shell Drill that will help your team learn to defend against the different actions they'll face in a game. Players develop habits of being closer to the ball than their man, jumping to the gap, and "tagging the cutter."

    Most instructional videos will give you a few valuable things to add to your practice or game plan. Coach Woodley gives you an entire defense! The teaching and information provided in this video is not only extensive, but also priceless if you plan on taking your team to the next level defensively.

    192 minutes (2 DVDs). 2015.

    This video was featured in the October edition of Midwest Book Review's Wisconsin Bookwatch:

    The Secrets of the Pack Line Pressure Defense is an instructional DVD concerning one of the most effective defensive strategies in basketball. Expert coach Matt Woodley (former Head Coach at Truman State) teaches viewers how to learn the pack line defense. ... On-court demonstrations, meticulous analysis, and extensive instruction distinguishes this "must-have" for any coach or basketball team determined to elevate their gameplay to the next level.


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    with Tom Blackford,
    Hamilton (NY) High School Head Boys Basketball Coach;
    former Fayetteville Manlius (NY) High School Head Boys Basketball Coach;
    distinguished member of the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame;
    over 500 victories, 2x New York State High School Champions

    Legendary high school basketball coach Tom Blackford opens his practice session to demonstrate his dominating 1-3-1 half-court defense. With over 30 years of experience and more than 400 career victories at two separate schools (Hamilton High School and Fayetteville Manlius High School), Coach Blackford has built programs that successfully contend for the New York state title year after year. In this exciting presentation, he shares his secrets to developing a smothering 1-3-1 defense.

    In detailed manner, Coach Blackford teaches the responsibilities and actions of the chaser, wings, center and point guard. His primary emphasis here is letting players play without over-thinking their actions. He allows his players to trap and move freely within the parameters of simple rules.

    When teaching this aggressive 1-3-1, Coach Blackford starts with two offensive players bringing the ball up against all five defenders. This technique develops the chaser's skills.

    Next, the defense faces three offensive players with a focus on trapping and getting the ball out of the middle.

    In the next phase, five offensive players set up in a 2-1-2 formation, the most common approach to attacking a 1-3-1 defense. Here the defense works on getting in the passing lanes, stopping dribble penetration, box out responsibilities, defending the high post, low post and dealing with the short corner.

    To make the defense even more effective, Coach Blackford shows how the 1-3-1 can transform into a "Triangle & Two," "Box-in-One" or "Match-Up" defense in the middle of an offensive possession.

    As a bonus, Coach Blackford spends 20 minutes on the offensive side of the ball demonstrating two shooting drills and three offensive plays. These plays include:

    • Secondary - an offensive set that can quickly be run out of transition
    • Syracuse - a play that uses multiple double screens
    • Michigan State Interchange - a 4-out 1-in play with the post player giving back screen and ball screen action

    Coach Blackford also shares some of the proven strategies he's used over the years to build successful programs.

    This season, adjust and disguise your aggressive 1-3-1 defense on the fly using these proven strategies and techniques.

    96 minutes. 2015.


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    with Mike Brey,
    University of Notre Dame Head Coach;
    3x Big East Coach of the Year;
    2012 Associated Press College Basketball Coach of the Year;
    2012 USBWA Henry Iba National Coach of the Year

    Mike Brey has quietly led Notre Dame, renowned for its historic football program, to compete at the highest levels of college basketball. Using a motion-based, free-flowing offensive scheme that emphasizes sharing of the ball and playing together, Brey's teams have served notice to college basketball's elite after winning titles in both the Big East and ACC conferences in recent years.

    While not always equipped with elite recruits, Brey has used X's and O's to help bridge the gap, level the playing field, and maximize his team's ability to win. In this video, you'll learn how Coach Brey builds fundamental excellence by progressing through 2-on-0 to 5-on-0 offensive drills, to full 5-on-5 competitive workouts.

    By working on small-sided games, individual shooting, passing and pick & roll sessions, coaches can see how the highly successful Notre Dame program is built from the ground up. Key concepts covered in this video include:

    • Transition offense and how to flow into a lethal half-court offense
    • The vital role of the low post player in flattening out the defense
    • How to build solid offensive footwork that translates to increased game scoring

    With this inside, no-hold-barred look at practice, you'll see how Coach Brey's relentlessly positive coaching style builds teamwork and trust between players.

    Day 1 Practice:

    The opening 70 minutes is entirely devoted to offense, both at the micro (individual, pairs) and macro (four- and five-player units) levels. While stressing the importance of players learning to play together as a way to facilitate chemistry and efficiency, Brey paces the team through a series of build-up exercises that ultimately culminate in the full, free-flowing offensive machine that is evident on game days. Points of emphasis include:

    • Building from 2-man, to 3-on-0, to 4-on-0, to 5-on-0, to 5-on-5 as a way of incrementally putting the pieces together to make the whole.
    • A review of game film by Coach Brey in order to demonstrate and explain the importance of an unpredictable offensive system driven by motion to obtain high percentage shots.
    • 2-on-0 drills pairing bigs and littles together in order to simulate and break down the most common offensive interactions between the two that are contained within the scheme.
    • Individual development, with stations split by post and perimeter, in order to work the skill sets needed to thrive in a systematically open offensive attack.
    • Shell-based, 5-on-0 offensive execution of sets such as Cutters, Circle, Wide etc. as a means to develop the timing and pace necessary to maximize opportunities.
    • Transition offensive execution, both 5-on-0 and 5-on-5, as a way to increase pace and score while possessing a numbers advantage.

    Day 2 Practice:

    The second practice continues the emphasis on offensive execution and the `parts-to-whole' ideology of building team offense, but with a few additions and wrinkles. While the focus is still offensively motivated, a defensive element is now factored in as the final variable to completing the offensive equation. You'll see:

    • Individual shooting exercises that develop an array of move sets based upon the position (post vs perimeter).
    • Shell-based defensive drills that require communication, quick reaction time, and four- and five-player units acting as one in order to increase recognition and awareness to achieve consecutive stops.
    • Multiple sets such as Cutters, Circle, Wide, and Slide executed in a 5-on-0 setting to achieve the proper pace, spacing, and timing.
    • The previously mentioned sets executed out of a transition attack to emphasize the seamless transition from fast-break to half-court offense.
    • Several instances of 5-on-5 action, both in the half-court as well as transition, in order to put all the previously worked on elements of team offense to the test.
    • A creative end-of-practice team-based free-throw drill that calls for shooting under pressure.

    Coach Brey has countless coaching nuggets regarding offensive timing and the many options in the motion offense that make it virtually impossible to scout. For any coach who want to get their team playing better together and advance their offensive effectiveness to the next level, this video gives you a blueprint of how to do exactly that!

    "I think it was tremendous! Brey is super thorough, explaining why his team does this or why they do that. His breakdown drills are tremendous for his Motion Offense. Love his 5-Out Motion as well! That would be tough to guard. His team is so disciplined, smart, and spaced on offense. This one of the best Open Practice/All Access-type videos I have seen." - Customer Review

    105 minutes. 2017.


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    with Vance Walberg,
    Clovis West (CA) High School Head Coach;
    former Sacramento Kings (NBA) Assistant Coach;
    Creator of the Innovative Dribble Drive Attack Offense,
    former Fresno City College Head Coach - 2005 California JC Undefeated State Champions

    In this DVD presentation, Vance Walberg reviews some of the basic principles and terminology from his top selling original DVD before heading into an examination of his new innovations for areas of the dribble-drive attack. In the review, Coach Walberg goes back to defining the offensive terminology, spacing, player positions, court break down and the basic premise of lane penetration. Walberg analyzes shot selection, his two extras, what "shot means", back responsibilities, like 3's-love layups, ways to play the 4-man, importance of passing and cutting, importance of backdoors, what to do when the ball goes into the post, the value of the jump stop, "AASAA", and the gaps.

    Over its existence, Coach Walberg has made many modifications of the Dribble Drive. Some of the new innovations he demonstrates here include the S-gap; use of the dribble; the cuts-basket, T-cut, rub cut, X cut, corner cut and thumb cut; the value of eyes up; the value of the shoulders; and the tear drop shot and pass.

    The transition into the dribble-drive attack offense is very important to its success. Walberg takes you through the players' positioning and responsibilities in transition as well as key points of emphasis and five fast break drills to create proper spacing to flow into the dribble drive seemlessly. His drills are all competitive with many teaching components for the offensive system involved.

    In trying to stop the dribble drive, teams first adjustment is to go zone. Walberg teaches you how to take advantage of any zone with the dribble-drive attack. His strategies include push action, 2-game, push with 2 game, push off the pass, bump, bump off the pass, drag, "22", "23", "24", and push-fist. Each action is shown and explained in great detail as Walberg takes players through it on the floor.

    Coach Walberg looks at 10 of the most often asked questions concerning the dribble-drive attack offense and shares his philosophy and explanations for these questions. This leads into final video review with Walberg talking you through some in-game video examples for the various components to the offense.

    Coach Walberg continues to improve and evolve the dribble-drive attack offense in all areas. This is a MUST Get DVD for coaches looking at installing the entire offensive system into their program!

    358 minutes + 50 minutes of bonus game footage (3 DVDs). 2010.


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    with Jay Wright,
    Villanova Head Coach;
    2018 NCAA Champions!
    2018 John R. Wooden Award Legends of Coaching Award;
    2x NCAA Championship Coach (2016 & 2018); 2x Naismith College Coach of the Year (2006, 2016);
    2x Big East Tournament Champions, 5x Big East Regular Season Champions, 5x Big East Coach of the Year (2006, 2009, 2014-2016), 2x America East Coach of the Year (2000, 2001), NABC Coach of the Year (2006)

    Coach Wright, who was head coach at Hofstra when this best-seller was filmed, does an excellent job of clearly demonstrating an effective 4-out 1-in motion offense. After outlining the advantages of running the 4-out 1-in, Wright illustrates the proper positioning and spacing of all five players. He lists and demonstrates his basic rules for the perimeter and post players, and then concludes with a look at scoring opportunities out of the 4-out 1-in. Wright's 4-out 1-in is an effective motion offense that will help your team create excellent scoring opportunities.

    2000. 43 minutes.


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    with Porter Moser,
    Loyola University Chicago Head Coach;
    2018 NCAA Tournament Final Four; 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Champions;
    2018 Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year; 2015 College Basketball Invitational (CBI) Champions

    Loyola Chicago had a historic run to the Final Four in the 2018 NCAA tournament. The foundation for that success was set in place seasons ago with the culture that head coach Porter Moser installed with his team. This video will give you an opportunity to learn more about the Loyola Chicago team culture, as well as the strategies used by Coach Moser and his coaching staff.

    Additionally, you will gain numerous practice drills; passing drills, layups, shooting drills, defending the ball and more. Finally, Moser also shares insights on special situations, such as inbounds plays, press breaks, timeouts, and free throws!

    Creating Good Culture

    Moser shares some of the most important things he has learned through the ups and downs of his coaching career. These tips will help you develop a winning culture by identifying the concepts and words that you want your players to internalize. He will show you how to demand the details from every drill in your practices. You'll learn how to rebound from setbacks through competitive reinvention, as well as how to keep the edge after a season of success.

    Learn four practice drills that are paramount to the success of any team's ability to score the ball. These drills and teaching points will improve the level of your team's passing, shooting, driving, and finishing at the rim.

    • Warm Ups: Get your players ready for practice with a high-energy passing drill that instantly demands their focus.
    • Finishing: Learn the full court "Celtic" lay-up drill that will force players to execute every detail with perfection.
    • Shooting: Train your players to make the 3-point shot in transition with a competitive shooting drill.
    • Dribble Drive: Break down your spacing rules on dribble penetration with shooting drills that will get you multiple shots on every repetition.

    Build an Efficient Defense

    Loyola was the second-best team in the nation at committing the fewest fouls per game, and was the leader in defensive efficiency for the entire country. Moser shares three critical areas to his team's help-oriented defensive system that will help you challenge shots at the rim.

    • On-Ball Defense: Teach your players how to closeout, guard the drive, and contest shots without fouling using a breakdown drill with simple teaching points that your players will always remember.
    • Help Defense: Use a 3-on-3 drill to help your players understand the positioning and technique required to help a teammate when the opponent drives to the rim.
    • Switching: See how you can incorporate switching concepts into your team defense to take away your opponent's screening actions while minimizing the errors that will beat you.
    • Special Situations

      You will learn far more than Moser's ideas for his offensive and defensive system. He also shares actions for a number of special situations that every coach should know.

      • Inbounding: Learn a baseline inbound play that will help you score through an advantage with your post players.
      • Press Break: Show your players how to get open on inbound passes based on how the defense guards them.
      • Timeouts: Develop your own strategy for utilizing timeouts in late game situations based on actual game experiences shared by Moser.
      • Free Throws: Learn a strategy that will help you set up your defense following free throws in addition to a technique for recovering offensive rebounds without fouling your opponent.
      • This video reveals the secrets for a variety of basketball concepts that helped Loyola Chicago make their impressive NCAA Tournament run. If you fell in love watching the Ramblers bust brackets, then why not implement their foundation for success with your own team!

        76 minutes. 2018.


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    with Brian Field,
    Providence Day School (NC) Head Coach;
    2016 USA Today North Carolina Coach of the Year; 2016 North Carolina (NCISAA) 3A State Championship

    Brian Field has learned from some of the best minds in high school basketball, such as Dave Price, Kipper Todd and David Carrier. Along the way, Field built a full court pressing system based on the details and philosophies from each coach. His system is one of the most chaotic full court defensive systems in today's game thanks to its ability to create traps all over the court.

    In this video, you'll learn the ins and outs of how Coach Field utilizes his intimidating pressing system.

    Black 1-2-1-1

    In your typical 1-2-1-1 full court trapping defense, you work to speed up your opponent and force rushed shots and bad passes. In this system, Field uses this same philosophy and adds a flooding system. Once the ball is rotated to the front court and into the deep corner, the defense floods the paint in order to protect the rim from easy baskets. Field uses this system off of any made basket in the paint.

    As you force your opponents to take rushed shots or turn the ball over, your team also works to create re-trapping angles and opportunities. Communication is a must for this defense!

    White Run and Jump

    Building on his system, Coach Field shows his man-to-man run-and-jump press. In the demonstration, he describes the element of surprise and why he doesn't use this as a typical run-and-jump press.

    Once the offense turns their back at half court, Field uses his trail defender to sprint ahead and trap just after half court, only allowing a long, cross-court skip pass as an open look out of the trap. By taking away passing lanes with off-ball defenders, your team will create deflections and pressure all over the floor.

    Full 2-2-1

    In a more traditional approach, Field uses his 2-2-1 full court press to speed up opponents and force traps just past half court. Starting in an offset alignment to the right, he plays into his opponents' strengths and forces them up the sideline into a trap with his most athletic and long players. As the ball is moved up the floor, he also has his trapping players creep up the floor. Players learn to trust each other as they sell out once the traps occur to cover open areas.

    Blue 2-3 Zone Trap

    Used after a timeout or change of a quarter, Field takes advantage of a stoppage in play to change the pace. Using a packed-in style of play, guards start the trap once the ball goes below the free throw line. Your defenders will focus on trapping in the deep corner and only allowing a skip pass (that oftentimes sails into the stands!).

    Pink 1-3-1

    Rounding out Field's chaos pressing system is the 1-3-1 half court trap where players fly all over the floor trapping in the four corners. Field uses this trapping defense to trap in the high corners, low corners, or all over; this style of defense is used at a stoppage of play or during a timeout.

    Coach Field has constructed a system that will allow your team to play up-tempo and have fun playing fast. Use it with your team this season to create more turnovers and score more points!

    78 minutes. 2018.


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    with Jeremy Bialek,
    Indianapolis Homeschool Wildcats Head Boys Coach;
    5x ICBA State Champions (2011, 2015-2018); over 400 career wins; 6x Conference Champions

    Playing a fast-paced, pressure defense can be fun and exciting for your entire team. In this video, 5x IBCA State Championship (Indiana) coach Jeremy Bialek, explains why the run and jump defense has made his program so successful.

    Running the run and jump defense creates an environment in which you can play as many players as possible. Bialek demonstrates how versatile you can make the run and jump by combining it with any half court defense.

    Whiteboard Diagrams & Philosophy

    If you're a coach that has to visualize rotations and setups, Bialek's detailed whiteboard session where he explains the roles, goals, rules, types, and attacks of this defense is immensely helpful. By disrupting your opponent's rhythm and style of play, you'll create an advantage before the game even starts. Your opponents will be forced to spend time preparing to beat your full court defense rather than focusing on how to run their own system.

    On Court Set-Up

    Guiding you through on-court demonstrations, Coach Bialek lays out the foundation and reads your players will need to look for in order to be successful.

    Starting with an aggressive press, athletes pick up the ball as soon as it is inbounded, applying pressure and preventing ball reversals. Guards must have the ability to force opposing players toward the sideline or toward the middle. It's essential that your athletes learn the #1 rule when playing within the run and jump defense: No diving at the pass and allowing opponents to create a 3-on-2 situation the other way.

    If an aggressive style of play isn't a good fit for your program, you can take the run and jump defense and play an alternate "contain" style of full court defense. In this method, players sit back in gaps and force ball handlers to use up as much time as possible, which wears opponents down during the course of a game.

    Drills

    With any full court pressure defense, players must be able to play a man down once the press is beat. Coach Bialek demonstrates how to prepare players to be ready for any disadvantage situation.

    Starting with simple 1-on-1 full court drills, Bialek shows how to get ahead and cut off the ball handler as they change their pace and speed in the open court. In 1-on-3 Full Court, defenders learn to sprint from one ball handler to the next, stopping the offense from taking the ball straight to the rim and keeping the ball in front of them. Building to 4-on-4-on-4 Continuous, Bialek demonstrates how players need to rebound, outlet the ball quickly and push the ball in transition.

    This video provides the complete full court run and jump defensive package. If you're looking for a full court defense that will allow you to utilize your bench more and create disruption, deflections, and defend the circle, look no further!

    132 minutes. 2018.


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    with Steve Prohm,
    Iowa State University Head Coach;
    2017 Big 12 Tournament Champions; 2016 Sweet Sixteen;
    former Murray State University Head Coach; 2012 Joe B. Hall National Coach of the Year (top 1st-year D1 coach);
    2014 CIT Champions; 2x OVC Coach of the Year

    In this video, Iowa State University head coach Steve Prohm gives his comprehensive approach to beating the most popular zone in today's game: the 2-3. Prohm details how his teams have defeated some of the best zone defenses in the country with two different zone offenses and a handful of set plays. If your team struggles to score versus zone defenses, this video can help improve its scoring ability and confidence against any zone.

    Zone Offense

    Coach Prohm begins with early offense and explains why transition is the best way to beat the zone. While that may seem like a fundamental concept, he elaborates on transition positioning and teaches early offense to get the ball in the basket quickly before the zone has a chance to get set. Prohm also teaches three offensive concepts that are great for beating the zone, including his "flare flash" and "roll cross" actions.

    Since you can't always beat a zone in transition, Prohm offers two offenses - a motion offense and a ball screen offense - to destroy the zone. You'll see perimeter and post concepts and discover how Prohm blends them together to create a potent attack. Additionally, he demonstrates a few basic concepts for beating a box-and-1.

    Set Plays

    Next, Coach Prohm reaches into his personal playbook and gives you seven set plays for half-court offense and four baseline out of bounds plays to beat the zone. He takes you through multiple options for each set and has the practice team demonstrate each at full speed.

    This video proves why Prohm's teams at Iowa State are always competitive in one of the toughest conferences in the country. His zone concepts are quick, simple, and continuous to make them a nightmare to guard defensively. This is a great video for all age groups as the overall concepts can apply to lower levels while the offense and sets are effective at high levels of play.

    70 minutes. 2019.


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    with Matt Painter,
    Purdue University Head Coach;
    2017 Big 10 Regular Season Champions - has led Purdue to three Big 10 titles ('09 & '17 regular-season + 2010 Big Ten Tournament);
    3x Big Ten Coach of the Year; 2x Sweet Sixteen appearances;
    2009 US U19 National Team (Assistant Coach), Gold Medalist at the FIBA U19 World Championship

    Developing a balanced offensive attack that is designed to score consistently is a challenge that plagues every coach. Purdue head coach Matt Painter uses the on-court demonstration in this video to discuss his approach to offensive basketball, how he utilizes the post-up in his motion offense attack, and set actions, that can get easy baskets when necessary.

    Offensive Approach

    Coach Painter's success in back-to-back seasons is in large part due to players with high assist-to-turnover ratios, multiple players with 100 made 3-pointers in a single season, and record-setting offense for the Big Ten Conference. The mindset that is center to all of that is being "patiently aggressive." Coach Painter uses this term with his players to describe how he wants to push the tempo, but not so much that they are impatient. Looking for easy shots in transition and open shot opportunities defines this approach.

    Painter discusses how he attacks with "numbers and angles" and by getting paint touches. By attacking in transition, Purdue looks to get easy baskets against an outnumbered defense. Drives, deep post-ups, offensive rebounds, and cuts to the rim are used to get paint touches. Both approaches allow for open looks from the 3-point line, which leads to a higher percentage of made threes.

    Finally, Coach Painter explains why coaches need to chart how their team makes 3-point shots. He advices that you go back and look at where your 3-point shots come from and what kinds of actions are leading to them. Once this data is compiled, you can start to build drills that incorporate the 3-point shot off of the relevant actions and spots you've charted.

    Posting Rules

    As part of Purdue's inside-out motion offense attack, Painter demonstrates his rules for when the ball is posted. From a 4-out/1-in alignment, the use of getting the low post ball-side as a means of flattening the defense is explained. Also discussed his how the offense dives non-shooters going to the basket.

    On the pass to the low post, a dive takes place. If the posted big gets the ball and is guarded 1-on-1, they are advised to shoot. Meanwhile, the perimeter player making the pass spots up in the corner while the dive man presents himself for a possible pass out of a double team.

    Another option on a post entry is the use of a second diver. Typically, this is a guard who is not a very good shooter. The second diver will go through and exit opposite the posted big with the ball. This action sets up the possibility of an isolation for a post player capable of scoring on the low block.

    Set Plays

    Known for running inventive sets that can get open looks in the low post and 3-point shots, Coach Painter shows some of his best post-up plays and sets that can get open 3-point looks. He uses his team's motion offense as the basis for these plays. One series demonstrated to get the ball into the post is the Pro Cut series. With multiple ways to get the ball to perimeter players, the ball can be posted to a big who is being guarded 1-on-1 in the low post.

    Additionally, Painter discusses how he utilizes his coaching staff. Using his three assistant coaches, he assigns one to the offense, one to the defense, and one to personnel. Whenever Coach Painter needs information, the assigned assistant coach gives him the information that he needs.

    With the 3-point shot becoming more and more valuable in today's game, it's essential to provide your team with opportunities to get quality looks from downtown. This video will allow you to learn concepts from one of the best in the college game at blending a strong post presence with quality perimeter play.

    74 minutes. 2019.


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    with Mike Fratello,
    NBA Analyst;
    former Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks Head Coach;
    ranks #18 on the NBA all-time wins list with 667 career victories;
    1986 NBA Coach of the Year; 1988 NBA All-Star Head Coach; Ukrainian National Team Head Coach (2011-2014)

    Mike Fratello draws on a lifetime of experience coaching at the highest levels of basketball to help you raise your game. This video will help you ask the right questions to optimize your offensive system. You will also learn a collection of over 20 time-tested plays for late-game situations that might just help you win a game of your own in the future.

    Coach Fratello shares the insights he has learned from decades of coaching so that no detail is missed in developing your offensive philosophy. He gives you ideas for a multitude of considerations such as adapting offense to your personnel, designing inbound plays for any situation, offensive rebounding, shot distribution, how to discuss these topics with your players, and more. Coach Fratello's thoughts will fuel discussion for your coaching staff to be ready for the season ahead.

    Full Court Plays

    Six plays are demonstrated that will help you cross the entire court to score in the final seconds of a game. Coach Fratello shows home run options when there is no time to dribble, options for getting the ball in play versus pressure, plays that will create advantage situations for lay-ups, and multi-purpose plays with several scoring options.

    Sideline Plays

    Eight sideline plays will open up 3-point scoring opportunities through a variety of methods to confuse the defense. These concepts are effective for situations where the defense might be switching screens. Several plays also show how to get a lay-up at the rim with as little as one second left on the clock!

    Baseline Plays

    Coach Fratello shows several plays underneath the basket to get a quick shot close to the rim. These plays will shift the defense and combine with screens to open up gaps for easy scoring opportunities.

    These plays have been a part of some of the great moments in basketball history. Add them to your own library of special situation plays with the help of Coach Fratello!

    78 minutes. 2019.


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    with Jim Myers,
    former Barneveld High School (WI) Head Coach;
    2017 WIAA Division 5 Boys State Champions; 6x WIAA Girls State Champion;
    all-time winningest girls' basketball coach in Wisconsin

    Jim Myers led his teams to state championships on seven occasions using his match-up zone defense that he used to build his programs from scratch. With this informative on-court presentation, Coach Myers gives you an inside look at how he was able to help win Barneveld High School multiple girls' state championships and the first boys' basketball state championship in school history.

    Breakdown Drills

    Coach Myers begins by presenting the way that he builds his match-up zone defense: by utilizing the "Hash Drill." This drill teaches transition defense by starting out with a 3-on-2 half-court situation. As soon as the defense gets the ball, the two players that were standing out of bounds join the drill to create a 4-on-3 situation going the other way.

    Also presented is a 4-on-3 box drill to teach rotation in the zone. While the offensive players must always be touching the lane line, the defensive players move to point the ball, but the same player may not point the ball after the ball has been passed.

    Rules for Match-Up Zone Defense

    In the interest of keeping the defense simple enough for the players to execute, Coach Myers presents three important rules that must be followed at all times:

    • Players must be in a stance.
    • Players must have high, active hands.
    • Players must talk.

    When guarding an offense, the defense matches the front of the offense and the on-ball defender must be able to contain for at least two dribbles. The defense is also designed to prevent ball reversal with gap help that must show early.

    Finally, man-to-man defense principles are added with emphasis on the following rules that are applied to the match-up zone defense:

    • Switch all screens.
    • Follow all cutters.
    • Help on the post.

    Building the Match-Up Zone

    Out of a 1-1-3 alignment, Coach Myers covers the details for each individual player in his match-up zone defense. Responsibilities are given to ensure the success of the defense using five defensive players against offensive players in eight possible spots.

    The two guards at the top of the match-up zone defense are charged with applying pressure to the basketball and to work together as a unit. While the point guard is tasked with forcing the ball out of the middle of the floor and forcing to a side, the second guard must be ready to stop any dribble penetration if the point guard gets beat off of the bounce and covers the high post area. The option for a possible run-and-jump involving the two guards is also discussed.

    With the forwards (#'s 3 and 4), the responsibilities include guarding the wing pass and taking away any possible baseline drive. Backside help is then charged to the forward opposite the ball. The center (#5) must then be able to front the low post and cover any pass to the corner.

    Additionally, Coach Myers covers three adjustments that can be made to the match-up zone defense to deal with different situations that could arise in the course of a game:

    • "Shadow" - Focuses on covering a dangerous perimeter shooter.
    • "Glove" - An adjustment similar to a box-and-one defense.
    • Any color being called to double team the corner on a pass from the wing.

    The match-up zone defense can be a difficult 'nut to crack' when run well. Coach Myers' version is sure to help your team improve its defensive efficiency!

    47 minutes. 2019.


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    with Mike Neighbors,
    University of Arkansas Women's Head Coach;
    former University of Washington Women's Head Coach; 2016 NCAA Final Four appearance;
    has had 11 players drafted in the WNBA; BasketballScoop.com/ONS Performance 'Rising Star' award (2009)

    During his coaching career, Mike Neighbors has been the common factor behind restoring winning records at the University of Tulsa, Xavier University, and University of Washington women's basketball programs. He possesses 25 years of basketball experience and has earned a great reputation amongst his peers in a short time due to his studious nature and ability to coach millennial players to success.

    'Green Light License'

    In this video, Coach Neighbors illustrates the cornerstone to his offensive hierarchy: determining which players can act as a 'Green Light' shooter. Neighbors has found a proven method that refutes critics who feel certain players take too many shots and others deserve more shots. His "Green Light License" is an equalizer for teams to justify roles through shooting percentages in drills, practices and games.

    Shooting Drills

    You'll get 10 perimeter drills from Coach Neighbors, including individual and team shooting drills in which any player has the opportunity to qualify as a green light perimeter shooter. Drills like 'Sobered Shooting' or 'And-1 Shooting' can be used as green light qualifiers, standards for your program, or used for pre & post-practice reps. Neighbors also offers a few team shooting drills that focus on getting players reps with the mantra "game shots from game spots at game pace."

    The "Green Light" policy and qualifying drills have served multiple purposes with Coach Neighbors' teams. The content in this video offers an excellent way to defend your best player's shot selection while at the same time diffusing player/parent meetings about playing time and shot volume.

    This is a must-have for coaches looking for an answer for locker room debates and anyone who goes through frequent meetings with parents to discuss playing time. Coach Neighbors provides a solution to boost your team's ability to make shots while providing a system that makes distributing shots evenly amongst players a non-issue.

    113 minutes. 2019.


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    with Mark Few,
    Gonzaga University Head Coach;
    2017 NCAA National Runner-Up; 2017 AP Coach of the Year; 2017 Naismith Coach of the Year; 2017 Henry Iba Award; 2017 NABC Coach of the Year;
    19 consecutive seasons in NCAA Tournament (2000-2018) with 7 Sweet Sixteens, 2 Elite Eights and 1 National Championship Appearance;
    12x WCC Coach of the Year; over 500 career wins; Six straight WCC Regular Season and Tournament Championships (2013-18);
    has led Gonzaga to 17 Regular Season and 15 Tournament titles total

    An often-overlooked key in today's pace and space offenses is the ability to work inside out, which starts with getting the ball into the post. In this video, you'll learn the "whys" and "hows" of this critical skill from one of the country's most successful coaches, Mark Few.

    Coach Few shows you how to utilize the post in transition as an offensive weapon regardless of the size of the post player. Building from the ground up, this video will help you and your players to see post opportunities as they develop in transition and how to put both post players and point guards in the most advantageous areas to score.

    Entry Methods

    After initial two-player reads, Few illustrates different sets and techniques to get the ball into the post against a variety of defenses. This information will help you improve your offense for both post and perimeter players.

    You'll learn:

    • How to utilize the offense off the post to get a high percentage shot for any player on the floor.
    • How post play can alter an opponent's game strategy beyond just post defense.
    • The most effective ways to punish a defense that pressures or double-teams the post.

    No post play video would be complete without multiple sets and entry strategies to get the ball into the high percentage scoring area close to the basket. Few shows how different sets and varied entries can frustrate any defense.

    Movement after a Post Entry

    Playing inside-out is a staple of Coach Few's offensive philosophy, and he shows the kinds of offense that can be created after the ball is thrown inside. He details several options available depending on how the defense reacts to the ball being thrown into the post. One common reaction is to double-team the post once the ball goes inside. Coach Few shows plays to counter a double team from the opposite post player or the perimeter.

    In a concluding Q & A session, Few demonstrates how to teach post skills to any player on your team, how to maximize post play against a zone, and shares some of the intangible qualities that the Gonzaga coaching staff looks for in a player.

    This video is a wide-ranging and detailed look at a vital aspect of the game by Mark Few, one of the game's top coaching minds.

    64 minutes. 2019.


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    with Nate Oats,
    University of Buffalo Head Coach;
    2018 MAC Coach of the Year; 2018 NABC District Coach of the Year;
    2x MAC Tournament Champions (2016, 2018); 2013 State Class A Championship (Romulus HS, MI)

    Nate Oats has quickly progressed through the coaching ranks, going from coaching a high school state championship team to becoming the head coach at the University of Buffalo in a span of just three years. Along the way, one of his staples has been scoring early and often in transition. In this video, Coach Oats details many of the transition drills and strategies that he uses to get his athletes to compete with an attacking mindset, make better decisions on the court, and play fast.

    Transition Philosophy

    Beginning with his transition philosophy, Oats covers his five non-negotiables for transition offense and defense:

    • Ball Pressure
    • Sprint Back
    • Stay in a Good Stance
    • Communicate
    • Rebounding

    Paying mind to all of these will lead to stops on the defensive end and allow your team to push the ball in transition and play at a faster pace.

    Transition Drills

    Starting with his Texas Series, Coach Oats demonstrates how his team build its break, beginning with a non-traditional 1-on-2 drill. Once players get to one end of the floor, they have seven seconds to get back as the offense pushes back 2-on-1. From there, Oats demonstrates how to build into 2-on-2, 3-on-3, and 4-on-4 play.

    In the Blood Series, players compete 2-on-2 and work on reading the defense. Guards look to read the help defense while post players read and react to how the defense pushes the ball handlers. From 2-on-2, you can build into 3-on-3 and 4-on-4 going back and forth.

    The Hubie Break drill works on building the rebounding component of transition offense and defense. Players work on getting their butt to the sideline and peeking up the floor. As the ball is pushed, athletes hunt for their shot, doing their best to get to the rim and create layup opportunities.

    Coach Oats gives you a variety of transition drills that you can use to build both your offense and defense, which helps optimize practice time. This video will give you the tools you need to help your players understand how the game should be played in the open floor, which will in turn create more scoring opportunities for your offense.

    73 minutes. 2019.


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    with Bob Huggins,
    West Virginia University Head Coach;
    2015 Big-12 Coach of the Year; 2015 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year;
    over 800 career wins (One of only ten coaches ever with 800 or more career victories);
    C-USA Coach of the Decade & 3x Coach of the Year (1998- 2000);
    has led his teams to 9 Sweet Sixteen appearances, 4 Elite Eight appearances, and 2 Final Four appearances

    Long-time West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins has created an offense that is very hard to guard using one of the latest trends in today's game: a positionless, open post attack. His teams use a ton of cutting, filling, and ball reversals to pick apart defenses through constant ball movement.

    In this video, you'll get the opportunity to see how Coach Huggins adds various actions to his motion offense to turn his team into a high-powered scoring machine.

    Motion Offense Fundamentals

    Before adding any actions, first you must come to understand the 5-out motion offense and be able to teach your players how to properly space, cut, and fill within it. Huggins demonstrates how to teach athletes proper spacing along with how to utilize the floor to creating ideal scoring opportunities.

    Actions to Score

    Next, Huggins installs some of his favorite motion offense strategies. You'll see how players can use a traditional pass and cut action into a screen away to put the offense into position to curl to the basket or slip the screen if overplayed. With a flex cut, Coach Huggins uses a ball reversal and screen away to create backside action as the ball is reversed. Before filling out, players look to step off the lane line and set the flex screen, creating an open layup concept.

    If you're looking for a little continuity, then adding T-Game or Triangle to your 5-out offense is exactly what you need. Huggins demonstrates how you can use a flex cut to get into a triangle on the opposite side of the floor. Through this set up, you can use cross screens and down screens to create scoring opportunities.

    If ball reversal action isn't open, then use a dribble hand-off to drive to the rim or get the ball reversed so your team can continue with its offense. Huggins even shows you how to install a flare screen to use off of the dribble hand-off option if the defense continues to deny the ball reversal.

    Ball Reversals and Post Feeds

    To make the offense complete, Coach Huggins demonstrates how to incorporate your post players within the 5-out motion offense as they cut and hold in the paint before filling to the perimeter. You can also use a guard to post up. By using these scoring actions, you will be able to look to reverse the ball and get a post feed at any point in time.

    Using today's hottest offense, the 5-out motion, you can create an attack that is efficient and able to score off of multiple actions. Allow Coach Huggins to help you make your offense unguardable and unscoutable when going against any defense!

    66 minutes. 2019.


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    with Brian Dutcher,
    San Diego State University Head Coach;
    long-time assistant coach to Steve Fisher (Michigan & SDSU); 1989 National Championship at Michigan;
    lead recruiter for the "Fab 5" at Michigan; back-to-back D-I National Runners-Up (1992, 1993);
    2x Sweet Sixteen appearances at SDSU (2011, 2014); 10x Mountain West Champions

    Regarded as one of the nation's top assistant coaches for decades, Brian Dutcher, now the head coach of San Diego State University, unveils years of experience on the defensive side of the ball in this video. Coach Dutcher displays the drills and techniques that have helped him produce great defensive teams at both the University of Michigan and at San Diego State.

    Coach Dutcher shows how to build your defense from closeouts, to weak-side positioning, post defense, double teaming, ball screen defense and more. You'll have everything you need to create a dominant defensive system!

    Closeouts and Weak-Side Positioning

    One of the most important aspects of a great defense is the closeout. Coach Dutcher shows three drills to teach technique and weak-side positioning through closeout drills that build from 1-on-1 to 2-on-2. The "Top and Bottom I" drill works on seeing the ball from the weak-side, helping on dribble penetration, and recovering with a good fundamental closeout in a 2-on-2 set up.

    Post Defense

    The cornerstone of any defense is post defense. Dutcher shows how his teams defend the post with multiple drills. From their base defensive look, Dutcher demonstrates a drill that works on all phases of half-court post defense.

    If you ever consider doubling the post, this segment will be extremely valuable as Coach Dutcher thoroughly explains how his teams double the post and rotate out of traps. Whether you are doubling big-to-big or guard-to-big, you will have your team well prepared for all scenarios.

    Meeting of Three and 4-on-4 Stunting

    The "Meeting of Three" drill is a perfect exercise to get athletes multiple reps and incorporate many players at once without any standing around. The drill works on defending the floppy action or pin-down screen and shows how to guard the action as a team. The 4-on-4 Stunting drill is a take on the old Shell drill, emphasizing stunting and closing out.

    Ball Screen Defense

    The ball screen has filtered down to nearly all levels of basketball, and sooner or later your team will face it and need a solution. The popular ball screen motion offense is widely used, and Coach Dutcher shows how to attack this offense and stop penetration. Dutcher puts in a 2-on-2 breakdown drill to practice ball screen defensive reads. Wrapping up the segment, you will see a competitive ball screen cut throat drill.

    If you want to build a dominant defensive system, look no further. This video will teach you drills and skills from one of the most experienced coaches in the game so you can start shutting down your opponents!

    85 minutes. 2019.


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    with Fran Fraschilla, International Basketball Analyst for ESPN,
    former Division I college basketball coach (Manhattan College, St. John's University and University of New Mexico), former NABC District II Coach of the Year and MAAC Coach of the Year

    Veteran ESPN basketball analyst and former NCAA head coach Fran Fraschilla leads you through an insightful on-court presentation on how to succeed in pressure situations. Coach Fraschilla breaks down many important, but sometimes forgotten situations that often make the difference between winning a game and losing it. In this dynamic presentation, Coach Fraschilla covers it all, from sideline out-of-bounds plays to game-winning full-court sets.

    Coach Fraschilla begins by addressing the characteristics of a successful coach. He discusses how to take a personal inventory of your coaching philosophy, while factoring in your current roster. The specific topics he covers include:

    • 5 skills that make a successful coach
    • organization, regimentation and attention to detail
    • the 3 C's of coaching in pressure situations
    • 10 questions you and your staff need to consider weeks before the first practice

    Coach Fraschilla takes to the court and shares some of his best plays for covering pressure and special situations. Whether it's a full-court, half-court or under-the-basket play, Coach Fraschilla shares proven strategies for addressing various time and scoring situations. Some of the many concepts he covers include:

    • baseline inbound plays
    • sideline inbound plays
    • deep corner inbound plays
    • late game inbound situation with no time out from half-court, 3/4-court and full-court
    • going full-court with 2, 3 and 5 seconds left on the clock
    • a press offense to beat full-court man-to-man and zone defense
    • starting a game aggressively
    • starting the 2nd half aggressively
    • playing with a lead
    • how and when to foul
    • hurry-up offense (several options)
    • last-second plays

    Prepare yourself, your coaching staff and your team for high-pressure, end-of-game situations with the knowledge and information shared in this presentation. This DVD is a must-own for every serious coach in the high school and college ranks.

    "I love this Fraschilla title! You guys have turned out some great videos, but this one is one of the best and ultra specific."
    Billy Jones

    167 minutes (2 DVDs). 2014.


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    with Kurt Guelsdorf,
    former Oregon City High School (OR) Girl's Head Coach;
    450+ career wins;
    3x State Championships ('04, '09, '14)

    Long-time head coach Kurt Guelsdorf has always worked to put his players in the best possible situation to be successful. Over the years, he has learned and studied some of the best coaches in today's game, including innovator/founder of the dribble drive motion offense, Vance Walberg.

    In this video, Coach Guelsdorf demonstrates numerous sets and entries that are simple and easy to implement with your team within the dribble drive offense.

    Coaching Points

    Starting with basic alignments, Guelsdorf sets up the dribble drive motion offense, making sure you understand where to look for open driving gaps and lanes. Within the offense, he shows how to properly space out your players in order to maximize driving angles. As your team swings the ball from side to side, you will create more open gap opportunities and be able to use the backdoor option as your players attack the middle of the floor.

    False Motion and Isolation

    In seven different sets and entries, Guelsdorf demonstrates and explains the importance of false action as a way to set up the defense and create scoring opportunities for your best players. In Rocket, he uses a series of loop cuts as the ball is swung around the perimeter to create an open driving gap from the wing to set up a pitch back to your shooting guard. This opens a great scoring opportunity for a shot or easy drive to the rim.

    In his isolation sets, Guelsdorf overloads one side of the floor to open up space for your best player to operate. You can even utilize your post players in an isolation play using various cuts, giving your best post player room in the paint.

    3-Point Specials

    Next, you'll get various 3-point special plays that will provide your best shooter an open look from anywhere using ball screen-flare screen action off a drive. These are great sets for you to use at the end of the quarter, after a timeout, or if you need a last-second buzzer beater!

    Box Sets and BLOBS

    Rounding out this advanced look at the dribble drive motion offense, Guelsdorf includes box sets and baseline out of bounds sets that flow right into your dribble drive motion offense. Using some of the same concepts as you overload one side of the floor, you can use mismatches to your advantage and open driving gaps for your best players.

    Coach Guelsdorf gives you a detailed look at how you can improve your dribble drive motion offense using simple sets and entries that flow right into dribble drive action. Whether you're looking for another set to create a scoring opportunity or more actions to get the ball moving in your offense, you'll get it all, and more, in this video!

    67 minutes. 2018.


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    with Jay Wright,
    Villanova Head Coach;
    2018 NCAA Champions!
    2018 John R. Wooden Award Legends of Coaching Award;
    2x NCAA Championship Coach (2016 & 2018); 2x Naismith College Coach of the Year (2006, 2016);
    2x Big East Tournament Champions, 5x Big East Regular Season Champions, 5x Big East Coach of the Year (2006, 2009, 2014-2016), 2x America East Coach of the Year (2000, 2001), NABC Coach of the Year (2006)

    Jay Wright opens up one of his practices at Villanova University to show you how his program develops their offensive system. Learn how to improve even the smallest details in techniques for passing, footwork and shooting. Watch as Coach Wright breaks down different scoring options in his offensive system into drills for players to master. See all of the pieces come together and learn how Coach Wright teaches players to recognize game situations as Villanova practices its offense in live scrimmages.

    From the outset, Coach Wright explains that the goal of the 2-hour practice is to continue to build an offensive awareness that will allow each player to execute any offensive move regardless of which foot is the pivot foot. Coach Wright stresses the importance of spacing, reading screens and a general understanding of the details of the various offensive sets that will be used. He wants players to understand the concepts of each set, which then enables them to react more efficiently when an opponent takes away specific options.

    Coach Wright uses skill development, 5-on-0 offense and 5-on-5 situations to translate drill work into game situations.

    Individual Skill Development
    This segment of practice centers on individual skill development. Guards and posts are split with the goal of improving footwork, taking shots that will be available within the offense and reading ball screen situations. Each drill utilizes a passing line as well as a shooting line, with shots present for each of the two players to get repetitions within the drill.

    In the footwork drill series, inside pivots, reverse pivots, drop steps, jab steps, rip-throughs, jump stops in the lane and "bully" drives are heavily emphasized as Coach Wright walks from rim-to-rim to correct any mistakes he sees.

    In the shooting series, players focus on footwork and reading the situation as they execute shots off of ball screens, down screens, curl cuts and flare screens. Within each exercise, players are taught both a go-to move and a counter, as Coach Wright informs the team of which situation they are to imagine occurring prior to each set of reps.

    5-on-0
    The 5-on-0 segment involves incorporating the individual skills work into a 5-on-0 situation (dummy offense). On display are the Villanova aces, deuces, and flat offensive sets. Each involve ball-screen actions but from different locations on the court. As an example, flat involves a high ball-screen at the top of the 3-point line, with two spot up 3-point shooters spread on opposite wings below the free-throw line. The remaining offensive player is below the block near the short corner. The ball handler is instructed to penetrate into the lane where he will have his choice of options depending on which direction he went and which help defender is forced to leave their man.

    5-on-5 Live Scripts
    The segment of practice brings it all together; everything previously worked on is now incorporated into a 5-on-5 setting. A half-court shell offense is on display as aces, deuces and flat sets are incorporated against an active defense. Coach Wright then allows full-court scrimmaging action in a game to 15 where points are awarded for techniques that were emphasized during practice such as turnovers forced, offensive rebounds and all-around skills execution.

    When the crowd is going crazy and the pressure is high, players are going to revert back to the habits they have developed in practice. This presentation will help you to create exceptional technique in your athletes that will translate to victories in games.

    104 minutes. 2015.


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    with Mike Hopkins,
    University of Washington Head Coach;
    2018 Pac-12 Coach of the Year;
    former Syracuse University Assistant Coach;
    Court Coach for Team USA in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2010 and 2012;
    two-year starter for Syracuse and was a team captain his senior year

    Mike Hopkins has been an assistant coach for the Syracuse University basketball program for more than 20 years. Under head coach Jim Boeheim, Coach Hopkins has helped guide the Orange to the NCAA Tournament 16 times, including a National Championship in the 2002-03 season. In addition to his role at Syracuse, Coach Hopkins has been an on-court coach for Team USA's Men's National 21-and under team trials (2000, 2001) and recently was responsible for player evaluation and selection for USA Basketball at the London Olympics.

    Syracuse basketball is acclaimed for its exclusive use of the 2-3 zone defense. Mike Hopkins has a unique expertise in this defensive style. He has both played for legendary coach Jim Boeheim and coached for the Syracuse Orange for over 20 years. Along the way, they have made postseason appearances every year with just one lone exception. This is in large part because of the 2-3 zone's ability to frustrate opponents.

    Coach Hopkins gives you the "secret sauce" to the Syracuse 2-3 zone. You will learn everything that makes their zone defense unique through a detailed explanation of player responsibilities of each position, in-game adjustments, breakdown drills and more!

    2-3 Zone Rotation and Responsibilities

    With his coverage of each position, you will learn critical teaching points for guards, forwards, and centers. With the ball at the wing, Coach Hopkins shows how players should slide to take away the shot without giving up driving lanes. You'll see how to take away the high post pass and cover return passes to the top. The ball in the short corner initiates their "54 Trap." Coach Hopkins demonstrates how to pressure opponents with this trap and how to counter the high post dive with help-side defenders.

    2-3 Zone vs Common Offense Sets

    With a long history of running the 2-3 zone, the coaching staff of Syracuse University has had to pioneer the evolution of numerous defensive adjustments as opponents find new ways to attack their defense. Coach Hopkins shows you how to adapt to some of the most common offensive strategies used against the zone.

    • Change your tactics versus high post players with different skill levels
    • See how you can press up or sag with your center when the ball gets to the high post
    • Keep the ball out of the middle by disrupting double high post flashes with your guards
    • See how you can fight through "inside" ball screens and rotate players to cover shooters versus quick ball reversal
    • Learn how to defend high ball screens by creating a wall with your center

    Additional strategies are discussed for defending the low post, rotating your center to cover perimeter shooters, "icing" ball screens, stunting versus dribble penetration, and defending opponents that use four perimeter players on offense.

    2-3 Zone Position Drills

    Coach Hopkins demonstrates five position-specific drills to help you teach the fundamentals to each piece of the zone defense. Three drills for your center will train them to become a living wall that can shut down drives into the paint. One drill will help your guards focus on denying the high post and fighting through screens to cover shooters. Another drill teaches your forwards how to rotate from the wing to short corner.

    Additionally, Coach Hopkins discusses how to defend plays using the 1-4 High alignment and using the zone versus baseline inbounds. You will also gain some ideas for increasing your pressure with different half court traps and full court pressure.

    Coach Hopkins has delivered THE must-have resource for any coach looking to play with a 2-3 zone defense.

    "This is one of the most specific, if not the most specific, video done in a clinic setting. I have Jim Boeheim's 2-3 zone video - this video blows the Boeheim title away! Hopkins was so much more thorough than Boeheim and showed how to guard specific scenarios. He also provided breakdown drills, which Boeheim did not. For a video to be this specific, in a clinic scenario with someone else's players, is amazing." - Customer Review

    Produced at the Spring 2016 Chicago (IL) clinic.

    80 minutes. 2016.


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    with Fran Fraschilla,
    International Basketball Analyst for ESPN,
    former Division I college basketball coach (Manhattan College, St. John's University and University of New Mexico),
    former NABC District II Coach of the Year and MAAC Coach of the Year

    Fran Fraschilla compiles the latest and greatest ideas on basketball offense from his decades of experience as a coach and as an ESPN analyst to deliver the ultimate guide to the Horns offense. You will see how to use the options in this offensive system to create a structured motion that can be tailored to suit the talents of your personnel.

    In addition to these motion offense concepts, Coach Fraschilla also shows you over 25 set plays being used at the highest levels of basketball, such as the NBA and international play.

    The Horns Offense

    Learn the central principles to the Horns offense, including the spacing and roles of players in the offense. Coach Fraschilla shows you how to string together a series of 2- and 3-player actions in a structured motion based on four main types of cuts.

    With every cut, you will learn the options that your players can utilize by reading the defense, as well as the technique required to score from those actions. Offensive actions include playing off of wide pin downs, dribble hand-offs, ball screens, flex cuts, dribble penetration and more.

    Ball Screens

    See how to improve the effectiveness of ball screens in your offense with the set plays and concepts that Coach Fraschilla has learned from studying the best teams in the world. Some of the keys to these plays are to incorporate false motion to scramble the defense, optimize spacing and separate your post from their defender as they sprint into a ball screen.

    Learn how to use new tactics to execute ball screens, including flip screens for defenders that go under, the short roll versus aggressive defenses, back action for sagging defenders and the invisible screen to open up gaps for dribble penetration.

    Set Plays

    Coach Fraschilla expands on other scoring options with more than 15 set plays. A series of plays taken from the best teams in international basketball will show you how to score off staggered screens, pin downs, flex screens and post ups. The Horns set that Argentina has used to great success in recent international play is broken down in detail. You will see how multiple options can be created from this set to score off lobs, ball screens and down screens.

    Multiple plays are also shown to help you create isolations for your best players and teach them how to score in late game situations. Coach Fraschilla explains how the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors flowed into the Horns offense with a secondary break that utilizes wide pin downs and stagger screens to free up shooters.

    Fran Fraschilla has assembled the must-have resource for any coach who uses the Horns alignment in their offense. You'll be able to take bits and pieces from the video and implement them into your Horns offense or improve your preferred style of play.

    149 minutes. 2016.


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    with Dr. John Tauer,
    University of St. Thomas Head Men's Coach;
    2016 NCAA D-III National Champions - 2x NCAA D-III Champions (2016, 2011);
    2016 UPS NABC Division III Coach of the Year; 2013 Basketball Times D-III and D3 News National Coach of the Year;
    6x MIAC Champions (2012-17); has the distinction of having played in, been an assistant coach, and been a head coach in the Division III Final Four; Professor of Psychology (St. Thomas), published sports psychology author and columnist;

    Dr. John Tauer, who, in addition to being one of the most successful coaches at the D-III level today, is also a Professor of Psychology and has authored sports psychology-related columns (in Psychology Today) as well as published a book on sports parenting, fully understands what it takes, on many levels, to have sustained program success year after year. In this video, Coach Tauer discusses his strategies for developing versatile players plus how to be adaptable as a coach - two keys that he believes, and has proven, to be a recipe for enduring success.

    Developing Culture and Fundamentals

    Coach Tauer discusses the three goals that he uses within his program that have little to do with basketball directly. He believes developing a winning culture will result in winning on the court. Dr. Tauer covers what it means to be great, and how a vision of excellence, coupled with a growth mindset, will help enhance players individually as well as the overall program.

    Practice Drills

    You'll learn six different drills that Coach Tauer uses daily to develop important fundamentals like passing, catching, and defense. He believes that players can possess various skill sets and be great at different things, but no athletes can be great at anything if they can't pass and catch the ball. These drills are great for increasing and developing competitiveness in practice.

    Tauer shows unique ways to teach basic skills in drills like his 3v3 1/2/0 Dribble Offense drill. The drill will help get players in an attacking mindset and teach them how to pick apart a defense. Additionally, the drill is a great way to encourage a "team attack" mentality and creates opportunities for everyone on the court.

    Coach Tauer brings an understanding for the game of basketball that goes beyond the court. If players don't understand their "why," they may never reach their full potential as a basketball player or person. Applying the concepts in this video to your program will help increase resilience in your players and give them a better understanding of what it means to be a great person and great teammate, all while helping you build a program primed for sustained success.

    85 minutes. 2019.