If your players struggle to enter the ball into the post, or don’t know what to do once the ball is entered, then this drill from UConn women’s head coach, Geno Auriemma, will help your team immensely. Getting the ball to the post can open up a variety of options within your offense, making it an important key to victory.
Pass Into Post
Drill Summary: The first look for this drill is set up with an offensive and defensive guard in the middle of the court just past half court and a post preparing to flash to the high post. The offensive guard’s job is to get the ball to the post flashing without having the ball tipped by their defender. After successfully completing a pass, the guard cuts.
The second look adds an offensive and defensive player at the wing. The point guard passes to the wing, who must successfully make a pass to the post at the low block without getting the ball tipped. After the entry pass, players can screen and cut.
Keys to the Drill:
1) Get enough space to make a clean pass.
2) Call for the ball.
3) Apply lots of pressure on defense.
4) Make game-like cuts.
This clip came from Championship Productions’ video, “All Access Basketball Practice with Geno Auriemma (2011-2012).” Browse over 900 basketball videos online at ChampionshipProductions.com!
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