Become a Better Defensive Unit by Incorporating the 3 Rules of Switching!

Coach Fran Fraschilla is an International Basketball Analyst for ESPN and he believes in building great habits on both the offensive and defensive end of the floor. Watch how he teaches how to guard a down screen in a 4 on 4 setting, and how he tailors the drill to fit the personnel and philosophy of his team.

Adding Switching

Player Movements: Watch as Coach Fraschilla teaches the players how to switch the same down screen. Players follow his philosophy of “Switch Equals”, and the 3 Rules of Switching: Talk, Touch, and Take.

Drill Tips:  This switching style is ideal for defensive teams where players are the same size.


The previous clip can be seen on Championship Productions’ DVD “Drills for Building Your Man-to-Man Defense.” To view the latest video selections on Man-to-Man Defense, click here

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