Championship Productions, Inc.

A Proven Way to Beat Zone Defenses

Item Number: BD-04629

  • Currently 3.50/5 Stars.
3.50/5 Stars (2 Reviews)

Your Price: $39.99

Video Format:

Add to Wish List

See more products by:
Instant Video Available!New! Instantly stream this video to any device! More Info...
Preview Videos
Loading Video...
Features & Benefits
  • Learn how to pick apart any odd- or even-front zone defense
  • Learn specific principles to exploit holes in zone defenses
  • Discover an everyday warm-up to work quickly on zone offenses
  • Learn how to take advantage of the rebounding opportunities that present themselves when play against a zone defense
with Bob Brown, distinguished member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame (2003);
over 610 wins in 52 years coaching at the high school and collegiate level; 4x State Championship Coach;
former Boston University Head Coach; former University of South Maine Head Coach; third-place finish at the 1989 D-III National Tournament (highest national finish for any Maine men's collegiate team); former assistant coach under Rick Pitino

Train your team to score against both even-front and odd-front zone defenses. Bob Brown has been around various levels of basketball for 52 years and has worked with some the nation's best basketball coaches. In this instructional DVD, Coach Brown uses an on-court demonstration to breakdown his two most effective zone offenses against both an even-front and odd-front defense. These offenses, which are both simple to implement yet extremely difficult to defend against, have been used successfully at the high school, as well as NCAA DI levels.

Coach Brown's zone offense principles are based on spacing that creates triangle overloads, as well as quick, precise passing. Elements that make or break a possession, including stance, body language, passing and catching technique are in the presentation.

Vs. Even Fronts
Against the even-front zone defense, Coach Brown relies on his wings' spacing to create overloads and open up the high post. Using the 4 at the high post and the 5 in the short corner creates a defensive imbalance. Skip passes and appropriate slides allow the proper spacing to keep the defense chasing the ball. Coach Brown shares a couple of drills to add to your practices that will help your team learn the core concepts of this offense.

Vs. Odd Fronts
Coach Brown ends his presentation with a breakdown of his uneven-front defense that stresses low block screens and corner jump shots. While getting a great outside shot helps beat a zone defense, creating good looks around the rim are also essential. Coach Brown demonstrates a series of screens to create an open look from the baseline corner. He attacks with diagonal passes through or over the zone. Key shooting spots are predetermined for your best shooter, although they will be able to pick those spots at will for best results. The defense scrambles to either cover the corner shot or fly to the skip pass opening the post options. He again shares drills that can be used to implement and use this offense at a high level. Many of the same looks are available vs the 1-3-1, 1-2-2 or 3-2 defenses.

Finally, Coach Brown shows how the offense helps create terrific rebounding opportunities that consistently lead to high percentage baskets.

Coach Brown's simple offensive system against a zone is proven and effective. His exciting way of teaching and coaching will help your team thrash opposing defenses this season from every area on the court.

66 minutes. 2014.

See more products by: Bob Brown

See other products you might like: Zone Offense
Ratings & Reviews

A Proven Way to Beat Zone Defenses
on December 16, 2014
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
2/5 Stars

by JonathanCordier455

DVD is a basic elementary review of what zones are and the most basic way to break them. DVD provided information I already knew. I was not pleased with the DVD simply because what was shown I already knew. If you want some basic ways to break a zone down and a pass or two option after the ball is in the middle than this is what you want. I found the DVD as a good source of the basic information and guidelines on how to break the zone.

Championship Productions replies:
Coach, Please check our return policy for details on how you can receive a refund or exchange this item for something that better meets your needs. Also, feel free to call us if you need recommendations. Thank you for your review! – Championship Productions

Was this review helpful? Yes No
A Proven Way to Beat Zone Defenses
on July 4, 2014
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
5/5 Stars

by JellyBean2144

"Hello!" This was a pretty solid DVD!! Coach Brown does a great job of showing some really good offensive looks against odd an even zone defensive looks.

The DVD starts off with how to attack a 2-3 zone. Coach Brown goes through a series of teaching points for the offense and how they should be set up in order to attack a 2-3 zone. Coach explains the "4-hole & 5-Hole", which are elbow and short corner areas of the court for players that can play in those positions. Coach goes over the rules for the player playing the "4-hole" and when the ball enters the "4-hole" where the rest of the players should go in order to receive a pass or shot. The same for when the ball goes into the "5-hole" spot. Against a 1-3-1, 1-2-2(3-2) Zone, you get a few more different zone offensive looks.

I really enjoyed the fact that they audience was allowed to ask questions. Coach also was able to answer those questions from the audience, which is always a plus. I also enjoyed how coach taught. He was knowledgeable. I hope so. He had 52 years of coaching experience :) The instruction was very helpful. The point of emphasis on making quality passing and possible reads from the defense were also helpful.

I have about 6-7 Zone offensive DVDs from Championship Productions. This is a solid DVD and will only help me and other coaches out there, get better at our coaching craft. Add this great DVD to your collection.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.Was this review helpful? Yes No
Log in to review this product!
Recently Viewed