So you want to know about the famous 1 3 1 zone defense technique, we have to educate you on a few things before you can react on your instincts to become the ultimate basketball defense and offense player, coach or referee. So what is 1 3 1 zone defense?
1 3 1 zone defense is the positions that the basketball players form when you implement this “play” or game strategy.
1-3-1 Zone Defense Player Basic Formation Below.
When it come to basketball and 1 3 1 zone defense, for the most part its about adapting and reading your opposition. Please take alook at the basic formation of where the defense players are. of course this image below hide a delicate detail. You need to position your players, or each other, to suit your teams different needs.
Example: The tallest should be in the middle, and putting pressure from above the opposing players.
For offense 1 3 1 zone defense trapping spots drill. You can setup chairs if your short of players. But you want to simulate drills to the game as much as possible. Setup the 1-3-1 zone defense, and then run offense players through the 1-3-1 and practice different “combos” by trying to see how to change the oppositions “eye to ball” sight quickly and also learn how to get through them easier psychically.
How to beat the 1 3 1 zone defense.
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Remember to see where the pressure is not being applied (gaps in the hand ext) and use them to your players advantage.
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