Basketball Defence Drills

Defend Like Draymond Green

How to Defend Like Draymond Green (A Few Simple Tips)

Do you want to become a phenomenal defender like Draymond Green? Here are some tips to help you with your journey. On Feb. 10, 2017, the Golden State Warriors Draymond Green did something rare and spectacular -he got a triple-double. Now, you’re probably thinking that as great as a trip-dub is, it’s not that amazing. …

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Defend Like Scottie Pippen

How to Defend Like Scottie Pippen (Even With Minimal Skill)

Do you want to become a better defender but unsure how? Well, you should probably study some of the greats. You can start by learning how to defend like Scottie Pippen. Defence wins games. You know this. This philosophy has been preached for decades. But to become a great defender, you have to study the …

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American 21

American 21: How to Play the Timeless Basketball Game

American 21 is a fun basketball game that teaches many important, fundamental basketball skills. This article shows you how to play it. It was a regular day in 1996 and my friends and I were extremely bored. School had just ended and we didn’t know what to do. So, one of my friends suggested that …

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deliberate practice for basketball

How to Use Deliberate Practice for Basketball (And Improve Faster)

You should try deliberate practice for basketball if the regular way of training isn’t helping you improve quickly enough. In the 1960s and 1970s, Bill Bradley -whom you probably have never heard of- was one the best players in college and in the NBA. He won two championship titles with the New York Knicks (in …

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contest shots in basketball

How to Contest Shots in Basketball (Even If You’re Smaller)

Want to contest shots in basketball? Here’s how: get into your opponent’s head and make them think they’re going to get blocked. Here are some drills to improve this skill. In the 90s, Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo were the scariest guys on defence (just watch the mixtape above). If any of these guys were …

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