Dangerous defenders know they don’t have to practice a hundred different things…that’s just too complicated. Join PGC Director Tyler Coston and discover four simple concepts that will make you a better defender today:
1. Help-Defense is a Decision, Not a Position
The best defenders can easily answer these questions:
2. Paint The Floor
Most defensive players stay in a 6-foot box. Imagine your feet are painted and you need to cover the entire floor with footprints. Cover more ground and be more active.
3. Help Across, Not Up
Anytime you ‘help up’ toward the basketball, you lose sight of the person you’re guarding. Stay perpendicular to your opponent, keep them in your line-of-sight, and help across (not up). This will lead to more contested passes and shorter rebound recovery.
4. Take Away Their Favorite Shots and Moves
Every player has something they’re best at, so make them do something else! If they’re a shooter, make them a driver. If they’re a driver, make them a shooter. Make the game difficult.
Discover how to transform your game to be a disruptive, dominant defender at PGC PGC camp near you.
THINK THE GAME
Join PGC Basketball and discover how to become a playmaker, lead your team, and run the show.
It’s simple but it’s not easy! Many coaches are set on teaching you to get your hand behind the ball in order to shoot. Here it is – It doesn’t matter if your hand is behind the ball, it only matters that your hand is under the ball.
In this video, PGC Director Tyler Coston shares how to speed up your shot and generate the power you need to improve your shot.
“USE YOUR LEGS!” Whether it’s at the lowest levels or at the highest levels of play, this is a cliche that isn’t necessarily accurate. Join PGC Director, Tyler Coston as he shares a technique that will get you more power and shoot with more accuracy further away from the rim.
One day, a college coach may ask your coach, if you’re deserving of a college scholarship. Will your coach vouch for you?
Here are 3 questions every player should ask themselves to discover if they’re recruitable.
PGC Basketball provides intense, no-nonsense basketball training for players and coaches. Our basketball camps are designed to teach players of all positions to play smart basketball, be coaches on the court, and be leaders in practices, games and in everyday life.
We combine our unique PGC culture with a variety of teaching methods and learning environments to maximize the learning potential of those that attend our sessions. In addition to spending 6-7 hours on the court each day, lessons will be reinforced through classroom sessions and video analysis.
Our goal at PGC is to empower you with the tools to fulfill your basketball dreams, while also assisting you in experiencing the joy of the journey.