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Were back with our defense series and today we talk about on ball defense. There are too many tips to fit into an 8 minute video so today we break down the basics. These tips will make you a much better on ball defender.
One of the biggest things you need to do is NOT overreact to the offense. One overreaction leads to another and then the momentum system kicks in and your unable to get to exactly where you want to be.
When playing human opponents they almost always want to get closer to the basket. This works in your favor, as you train yourself to meet them at the cutoff point. They are bound not to capitalize on your first mistake by trying to get all the way to the rim. But not overreacting you can meet them on their way and get a great shot contest. You can see an example of this at the end of the video @ 7:15 I don't overreact and meet him for the contest.