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1-1-3 Pressure Zone Defense

The 1-1-3 zone defense provides ball pressure on the point guard, coverage of the high post, and the familiarity of having three players protecting across the back of the zone. In this defense one defender applies ball pressure to the opposing team’s ball-handler, the second guard covers the high-post area, and three defenders cover the paint and two baseline-to-wing areas. This defense ...

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1-3-1 Half-Court Zone Trap

The 1-3-1 zone defense provides strong coverage to the high post and wing area while putting great pressure at the point of attack. Teams often incorporate a half-court trap out of this zone creating a look that has two players trapping the ball, two players in the passing lanes preventing ball reversal and a pass down the sideline, and one player ...