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Steve Nash One-Handed Passing Series

We came across this video recently by Bob Bigelow and Breakthrough Basketball, demonstrating the Steve Nash one-handed passing series drill. This is a great partner drill that emphasizes ball handling, hand-eye coordination, catching, ambidexterity, and passing. You can also use a wall if you are by yourself. Players pair up facing each other, two balls for each pair. Progression goes as follows: One hand...

2-15-2012 9-39-44 AM

Attacking a 1-3-1 Zone Defense – Izzo, Michigan State

The 1-3-1 zone defense and 1-3-1 half court trap can be devastating to an unprepared offense. The video provides real game footage of Michigan State’s Tom Izzo’s offensive approach to attacking the 1-3-1 half-court zone. For most of this game Izzo uses a 2-1-2 offensive setup. His middle man continuously occupies the center of the 1-3-1, not allowing him to get ...