This is a great drill that will help to teach your players how to handle the ball with aggressive, multiple defenders, as it simulates a high pressure defense.

Set Up

  • All Players on the baseline, in groups of 3, 2 on defense, 1 on offense.
  • One ball per group.



  1. 1st group begins with offensive player using the entire width of the court to try and pass the half court line.
  2. 2 Defenders use their feet, to cut-off the offensive player, trapping in corners and swiping away errant dribbles.
  3. If the offensive player loses the ball, the defense gives it right back and continues the drill.
  4. When the offensive player crosses mid court, that group goes to the back of the line and the next group begins.
  5. Alternate offence to defense.



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