There’s no better feeling than winning!
There’s no better feeling than getting an edge on your opponent and feeling you are getting the better of them.
You lock them down and limit their ability to do what they do best
What I’m going to tell you, some may find controversial.
Traditionally, basketball players when being taught defence are taught to focus on the chest area of the attacker because this is the only part of the body they can’t fake. That makes sense until you discover another perspective.
Another perspective that was born from experience, research, pilot schemes and live performance, will tell you that this traditional method needs to be left behind.
GB PLAYER TEST
In a test, one former GB player, Devan Bailey was coaching on a camp I was also coaching on a few years ago in Bury up in the North of England. Devan is a quiet guy, humble yet intelligent and when I approached him with this new strategy to try out, he was open to it.
I explained the concepts to him and he took them on board. As a baseline I asked him to give me a number from 1 to 10 as to how in control and his confidence was in stopping the attacker, before the exercise and he gave me a number. After the exercise I asked him the same question and the number had increased! It also showed in his movement and behaviours.
His level of feeling in control and ability to stop the attacker had increased!
Just by shifting his perspective.
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The research included travelling around the North West of England, filming 200 players from amateur to pro including players from The Manchester Giants, Moss Side Tropics, Burnley basketball club and Bolton University.
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