Lockdown defenders are made, they aren’t born. Join PGC Director of Player Development Tyler Coston and PGC Director Jayson Wells as they show you important game habits to utilize to become a standout defensive player.
By being a vocal leader on the floor and communicating like a champion, you’ll play like a champion.
When it comes to leadership on the basketball court, players can come in all varieties — big, small, loud, soft-spoken, and many more.
Whether your defender is physical, fast, or just extremely athletic, don’t allow them to control your offensive game.
THINK THE GAME
Join PGC Basketball and discover how to become a playmaker, lead your team, and run the show.
PGC Director Sam Allen brings you this drill called “3-part Floater” to help your players add options to their arsenal. These finishes require players come to a controlled stop, on two feet. This control will allow them to change their attack and take advantage of whatever the defense gives them.
If you’re looking for improved control on your dribble, check out this Kyrie Irving All-Star Dribble Challenge. To complete the challenge, you must get: 50 crossovers in front 50 v-side
The best playmakers in the game are not afraid of pressure. They welcome it. They thrive on it.
On the rebound, on the wing or in a trap, their default mode is the power position.
The best playmakers in the game have mastered the efficiency AND effectiveness of their breakout dribble—they score more points, and create an advantage for their team. Practice this breakout dribble