Jim Boeheim Syracuse Matchup Zone Defense Notes by Rob Collier

Jim Boeheim Syracuse Matchup Zone Defense

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I have coached at the NCAA Division 2 (Southwestern Oklahoma State University), NAIA (USAO), and JUCO Levels (Blinn College and Carl Albert State College) as well as high school. I just felt that fellow coaches especially young coaches need to constantly work on their “game”. Just like the basketball players that we coach. We as coaches need to improve ourselves. That is my story and why I do this blog.

October 31, 2016

Jim Boeheim Syracuse Matchup Zone Defense Notes by Rob Collier

The Jim Boeheim Syracuse Matchup Zone Defense notes will show you the secrets to shutting down opponents with the famous Syracuse 2-3 Zone Defense. They will also show you how to defend specific actions geared toward the 2-3 zone. You will get breakdown drills for each position to build each critical piece of your zone defense. You will also learn how to extend the 2-3 zone into full court man to man press.

Syracuse Basketball is known for it’s exclusive use of the 2-3 zone defense. Coach Hopkins has a unique style on his play. The 2-3 zone has the ability to frustrate it’s opponents. you will learn everything that makes the zone defense unique through a detailed list of each position, in-game adjustments, breakdown drills, and more.

Jim Boeheim Syracuse Matchup Zone Defense

You will learn the critical teaching points for guards, forwards, and centers. You will learn how to slide to take away the shot without giving up driving lanes. He will also show you how to pressure opponents with his trap and how to counter the high post dive with help-side defenders.

Learn all the responsibilities, rotations, and reads for each player. The proper defensive slides for odd and even front zone offenses. Such concepts as scouting, trapping, communication, bump-down situations, controlling penetration, defending baseline running, protecting the 3-point line, releasing cutters, protecting the high post area, rebounding, and transition defense back in to the 2-3 match-up. This defense is perfect for changing tempo, creating turnovers, or a change up to man defense.

See how you can press up or sag with your center when the ball gets to the high post, keep the ball out of the middle by disrupting the high post flashes with your guards, and how to fight through inside ball screens plus quick ball reversal. Tons of information in these notes!

Click on the pdf link to download the Jim Boeheim Syracuse Matchup Zone Defense Notes:

Jim Boeheim Syracuse Matchup Zone Defense Notes by Rob Collier

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