Post players who can operate high in the lane, around the elbows, "Pinch Post," can really expand their game and increase their effectiveness even if they don't shoot the ball very well from there. With the proper application of footwork, post players can still get the shot they want.
This is the third progression in the "Dribble Into" drill series, with the first being a jump hook, the second being a jump shot. The "Dribble Into" series drills post players on options when drop stepping into the lane. In this progression, the player makes his drop step move and the counters the defense with a step thru
Rebounding is one of the most important, yet underrated skills in basketball. Of all the uncertainties that exist in basketball, the one constant is there will be missed shots. Whether a team shoots well or shoots poorly, often the winning or losing team is determined by what happens to the shots that are missed. The team that gets most of the rebounds gets additional offensive opportunities and that often translates into more points on the scoreboard, which usually means wins. Becoming a better rebounder is simple and you can get there in 3 simple steps.
Basketball coaches all over are looking for ways to improve and trying to find ways to sure up the things we believe we are weak in. One are that I hear about over and over again is rebounding. There is not a week that goes by when someone doesn't ask me, "How can I improve my teams rebounding?"
The "Dribble Into" series gives good practical application to footwork and takes post players into an effective shot. This is the first progression of our "Dribble Into" series that drills post players on drop stepping into the lane. The result is a jump hook.
Few positions on a basketball team are as important and as difficult to play as the post position. Too many times post players lose opportunities due to over analysis and over-thinking as those that are lost in the post.Post play is a position of action and reaction. Once you get the ball, time spent thinking about what to do is opportunity lost for the player. Below are some hints that might help your post play.