Shooting from the high post opens up a world of possibilities.
Here, we make a diagonal cut to the high post and:
1. Inside pivot jump shot
2. Attack the overplay with a backdoor cut and a front pivot jump shot
3. Beat the help with a step through counter and attack the basket.
A common post activity is to screen away for the opposite post and peel back to the ball. If the cutter goes high, the peel back is low. If the cutter goes low, the peel back is high.Here we work on peel back options and footwork. It's also a sneaky way to work in some conditioning.
Pushing the defenser to the basket line with a drop step and a power dribble, shooter pivots on his inside foot for his shot.
An active, relevant, skill oriented warm up not only gets layers ready to play, but helps them improve quickly.
Entering the low post from the wing, player dives to the block. He then uses a step thru pivot to get his inside shoulder and inside hip between his defender and the ball. He the steps up to receive the ball.
Fast Break Low Block, Block to Block provides great opportunity to work on conditioning, fast break and low post play all in one drill. Simulating a fast break action, shooter runs up the floor and then turns to attack the basket on the break. Shooter makes a diagonal cut to the block, as if on the break, receives the ball for his shot in the low post. Shooter then makes a block to block cut, as if the ball was reversed, and receives a pass for a second low post play. A great conditioner.
4 Post Full Court Layups is a great full court drill that cover passing, shooting high volume layups, and when run for a goal, conditioning.
If you are going to coach, at some point, you will be in the situation where you have the ball out of bounds with little time left on the clock and need a 3. What do you do?