Stopping the Dribble to Blocking Out

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Stopping the Dribble to Blocking Out

Robert Cotton Jr.

Basketball Coach Wayne Co.High School

Starting with the X-Ray Drill and moving to footwork, closing out then blocking out, Coach Cotton runs through a series of drills that will help your basketball defenders stop the offense.

The Dead Ball

When the offensive player stops his dribble the defender has to keep them from passing to a team mate and alert the other defenders that the dribble has been stopped.

Footwork To Closeout

Working on footwork to keep yourself in great defensive position ready to move any direction you need to move.

Blocking Out

This drill works on closing out then blocking out so your defender can stop the shot and get the rebounds.