UCLA – Man-to-Man Set Play

UCLA set play

Overview of the Play:

This man-to-man play is named after the initial UCLA cut made by the point guard. The play is designed to get your point guard an open shot on the wing off a double screen while the wing player performs a pick and roll.

Baseline Swing – 2-3 Zone Set Play

baseline swing

Overview of the Play:

A 2-3 zone play designed to get a shooter an open shot from midrange or the three-point line. The play achieves this by forcing the baseline defender to play the wing and cutting a player baseline to the short corner.

5 Out Motion Offense – Complete Coaching Guide

5 Out Motion

The 5 out motion offense is a fantastic primary offense for basketball teams at any level, but especially youth basketball teams. It’s a positionless offense that relies on spacing the floor and a set of rules that assists players to determine their movements and actions. Due to players making decisions and reading the play of […]

The Best Defense For Youth Basketball

The Best Defense for Youth Basketball

Let’s play a game.

We’re going to design the perfect defense for youth basketball…

Here are 3 important criteria I came up with off the top of my head that are imperative when designing a youth basketball defense:

1. The perfect youth basketball defense should prepare players for the next level.

2. The perfect youth basketball defense should allow players to experience all components of defense.

3. The perfect youth basketball defense should be easy to learn.

Are there any defenses you can think of that fit this criteria?