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Al Marshall (Rental)-Al Marshall's 2-3 Zone $19.99
Al Marshall's 2-3 Zone Defense If you are playing Cascade HS in Iowa, it’s going to be a long night. Long-time head coach Al Marshall and his 2-3 zone is one of the best defenses to ever grace a high school basketball floor. Marshall’s defense has been so good it has helped him win over 700 games. His 738 victories rank him third in the state of Iowa. Marshall has 42 district and conference championships in his 45 years of coaching and in this video he shares the secrets behind his smothering 2-3 zone. Coach Marshall’s 2-3 Zone is a proven system that works at the high school level. Marshall’s teams have led the state of Iowa in field goal percentage allowed for six straight seasons. In addition, Coach Marshall and his Cascade Cougars set a school record by limiting opponents to just 31.9 points per game for an entire season. When teams can’t score, they can’t win. The 2-3 zone taught by Coach Marshall is unique and different than the basic 2-3 zone implemented across the country. It is not a lazy defense where defenders simply sit back with their hands up. Coach Marshall teaches an aggressive attacking mentality that smothers opponents. The beauty in the system is that Marshall emphasizes just a few basic concepts making his 2-3 zone system easy to teach. Al Marshall's 2-3 Zone Defense Keys to Success Coach Marshall’s presentation begins with a discussion of the keys to successful zone defense, the initial setup and the basic slides. You will see the drills that Coach Marshall uses to build the defense including drills to develop quickness and anticipation. Using live demonstrations of his 2-3, Coach Marshall reviews the key teaching points and how the 2-3 zone takes away easy shots and frustrates the offense. The presentation then gets into common offenses and how they attack the 2-3 zone. Coach Marshall discusses how to defend certain set plays that he sees as well as how to make adjustments based on an opponent and your personnel. This is a complete and proven 2-3 zone defensive system that is easy to install. Coach Marshall shows you exactly how it can be done in this 110-minute video presentation. Become a defense your opponents will hate by adding this video to your collection today! Rent Al Marshall's 2-3 Zone Defense DVD today.
Al Marshall (Rental)-Creating A Dominant 2-3 Zone Defense $18.99
Creating a Dominant 2-3 Zone Defense If you lack the athletic talent to match up man-to-man with opponents, former Cascade HS (IA) head coach Alan Marshall has your answer. Coach Marshall’s knowledge and understanding of the 2-3 zone may be outmatched. He used a suffocating 2-3 zone to earn 738 career victories, third-most in the state of Iowa. Between 2006 and 2016, Coach Marshall’s teams led the state in defensive scoring average. Using whiteboard explanations and on-court demonstration, Marshall introduces you to his 2-3 zone. Learn the fundamental movements of the defense as well as the intricacies and drills needed to make this defense truly special. 2-3 Zone Slides Marshall explains the movements, positions, and responsibilities of each player within the 2-3 zone. Players learn the correct slides and Marshall explains the why and the where behind each one. He covers a number of critical components of the defense including: Slides on a skip pass When the ball drops into the post Weak side flashes Passes into the short corner Double team options Forcing baseline And more! Coach Marshall also gets into how to cover offenses that try and spread the defense out. He also addresses how to rebound when shots are taken from various locations. You will also see how to adapt the 2-3 to different out of bounds situations. Breakdown Drills for the 2-3 Zone Defense In order to implement the 2-3 zone defense, you need to drill it. Coach Marshall shows you 10 different drills that help to develop the technique and internal instincts needed to become great defenders in the zone. Eight vs. Five Drill: Defenders must play against eight offensive players. Defenders must move and find the correct spots. If done correctly, the offense should not be able to get a shot off. Mass Fundamentals Drill: This works on stance and movement building strength and muscle memory which help players play defense for an entire game. The Deflection Drill: Teaches players how to disrupt passes, fly around the court, and intercept the ball. The Guard Overload Drill: This helps your best defenders learn to anticipate the next pass and take away opponents’ next moves. The High Post to Short Corner Drill: Trains centers and forwards to react with the right slides when the ball gets into crucial areas. Coach Marshall does a great job of teaching the 2-3 zone. You will learn how to neutralize dribble penetration, limit fouls, and force opponents into shots they do not want in this must-have video. Rent this 2-3 Zone Defense DVD today. Read our 2-3 Zone Defense Guide
Al Marshall (Rental)-Variations & Adjustments Out Of The 2-3 Zone $18.99
2-3 Zone Adjustments & Variations In over four decades of coaching, Alan Marshall has probably forgotten more about the 2-3 zone defense than most coaches remember. The former head coach at Cascade HS in Iowa, Marshall won 738 career games, third-most in Iowa state history. His 2016 team was the Iowa class 2A runner-up and he has won the state’s Coach of the Year award three times. His teams are known for their defense. In seven of 11 seasons between 2006 and 2016, Marshall’s teams led the entire state in defensive scoring average. In this 2-3 Zone Adjustments video, Coach Marshall shares his knowledge of the 2-3 zone to help you prepare for the most common methods of attack. In addition, Marshall offers up adjustments to the zone and how you can extend it into full court pressure. Defending Common Situations Using a combination of whiteboard lecture and on-court demonstration, Coach Marshall helps you prepare for the various attacks that your 2-3 zone will see over the course of a season. Marshall will discuss high post flashes, point guard penetration, skip passes, and more. For each attack, Coach Marshall teaches you how to adjust the defense to stop your opponent from scoring. Full Court Pressure The beauty of Marshall’s defense is it can be stretched to the full court. This can help take time off the shot clock and pressure offenses into turnovers. You will see how you can vary the full court pressure to confuse opponents using the 2-2-1, 1-3-1, or man-to-man full court presses. Marshall includes how you can add double teams to your half-court 2-3 zone. These traps are a great way to surprise an opponent into forcing a turnover. Shut Down the Opponent’s Best Player There are instances when a defense needs to take away an opponent’s star player. Coach Marshall shows you how to do so with a chaser. The defense can take away shooters, post players, and others. You will learn how to shift from a diamond alignment to a box to keep the offense guessing. This type of defense is great late in a season or for use against a team you have already played. Coach Marshall’s 102-minute video is full of special situations your defense will encounter. Whether you are a 2-3 team or not, Coach Marshall can help you craft a defense that can excel in any situation. Rent this 2-3 Zone adjustments DVD today. Read our 2-3 Zone Defense Guide here.