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By adam.warner - Last updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012

In case you missed it, the March 12th edition of Sports Illustrated featured the article “First Line of Defense” by Luke Winn highlighting world-renowned basketball coach Dick Bennett along with Championship Productions. The piece spotlights Bennett’s effective “Pressure Defense” system along with a most recent version as well.

You can read “First Line of Defense” by clicking here.

The former University of Wisconsin and Washington State head coach has authored four videos for Championship Productions, including “Pressure Defense: A System” and the best-seller, “Dick Bennett: The Pack-Line Pressure Defense.” Check out the entire collection here.

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Thom’s Top 10 Picks

Check out the latest Championship Productions feature “Thom’s Top 10 Picks” presented by sports director Thom McDonald. In the latest edition, McDonald lists his all-time favorite Championship Productions videos featuring set plays. Thom’s Top 10 is perfect for coaches seeking last-second plays to add to their playbook this season, especially come state tournament time. Two features in this week’s BasketballCoach eNewsletter are also included in the latest Top 10 — Tom Izzo: Winning Dead Ball Situations and Best-of-the-Best Series: Over 50 Game-Winning Quick Hitters.

‘Sports Illustrated’ features Dick Bennett and Championship Productions!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

This week’s edition of ‘Sports Illustrated’ features an article with world class basketball coach Dick Bennett and Championship Productions.  Dick Bennett is a former Washington State University Head Coach and former University of Wisconsin Head Coach.  Take a look at a classic and an updated version of pressure defense, both by Coach Bennett and mentioned in the article from ‘Sports Illustrated’!

Pressure Defense: A System

  • Simplified approach to pressure man-to-man defense
  • Chalkboard Sessions
  • Actual Game Analysis
  • On-Court Drills
  • Drill Explanations
  • Dick Bennett: The “Pack-Line” Pressure Defense

  • Learn how to run the unstoppable “Pack-Line” defense with coach Dick Bennett
  • Philosophy and demonstration on how to run the “Pack-Line” defense
  • “Pack-line” defense shuts down lane penetration and post play
  • Link to ‘Sports Illustrated’ article:

    Bob Knight Basketball DVD featured in Sports Illustrated!

    By nate.landas - Last updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2009

    The Bob Knight Basketball DVD Series was featured in Sports Illustrated by writer, Luke Winn.  Winn was reminded of Coach Knight’s pursuit of perfection and teaching the game “the right way.”  The article titled “Newly released DVDs reminder of Knight’s brilliance as a teacher,” offer insight into the DVDs.  The article can be read on the SI website:


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