Learn Transition Defense to Stop the Fast Break!

Jason Breyo, Assistant Coach at Lambert High School in Georgia, introduces the youth players to the concept of transition defense, otherwise known as stopping the fast break opportunity. The goal here is to slow the fast break to allow the other defensive players to get back and help.

Transition Defense 2-on-1

How it Works:  In this segment, he stresses to the defensive player to play the man with the ball.

Drill Tips: Do not commit too early or over commit so that the offense can recover and play the pass to the other player and be in a position to play that man.

The previous clip can be seen on Championship Productions’ DVD “Defensive Skills & Drills for Youth Lacrosse .” To view the latest video selections on Individual Defense, CLICK HERE.

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