Anyone can play defense but it takes hard work to be a great defensive player. Here are some tips on how to play defense.
How to Warm Up
There will never be an agreement on which type of warm-up is the best as new research is always ongoing but I want to give you some of the ideas out there and let you decide what is best.
Improve Your Foul Shooting
You have heard it over and over - "We could have won that game if we had just hit our free throws!" Don't let anyone fool you, games can be won or lost on free throw percentages. And, unfortunately, this is true for the "other" team as well, so make sure you make free throw shots one of your import
Learn to Play Instinctively
Basketball should be fun to play and not a lot of stress. Learn how to relive some of that stress by learning to play instinctively.
Man-to-man defense is more than just sticking with one man. It is talking, watching and anticipating. If you learn to understand the basics of man-to-man, youŽll soon be a top defensive player!
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Man-to-man defense is much more than picking up a man and sticking with him. Understand the basics of man-to-man and youŽll soon be a top notch defensive player!
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