16 Jul, 2018

Setting up for Rebounds

 ReboundsRebounds from a defender is a turn over for your team. After the defence of the shot it is important to have your defenders set up for the rebounds.

 

Just like the defence of the shot, taking a rebound is also a skill defenders need to practice.

It is important the defender protects the space under the post. 

  • If the shooter misses the chances are greater for the defender to receive a rebound in this protected space.
  • Shooters are trained to put up the shot and follow it in for a rebound.
  • This is the drive defence need to cut off by turning in front of the shooter to stop them from driving to the post.

Make sure the defender…