Become the best basketball player you can possibly be…

Dare To Play Defense? (Pt.3)

If you want to become a great defender, you must understand all the aspects of defense. This includes being able to help your teammates out in times of need. In order to accomplish this you must be able to see your man, and the basketball at all times. As I’ve stated in previous post within this series, using your peripheral vision is a big key to becoming the best defender you can be. When you learn how to use this correctly you will be able to see your man and the ball (and everything else in between) with no problem at all! Refrain from keeping your head on the swivel. When you swing your head from side to side you are putting yourself in a dangerous position to lose sight of your man. Use your peripheral vision to see the what’s happening around you, and react to it as it occurs. Below is a video that includes a few more tips:

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