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Chris Mack (Rental)-Drills To Build A Pack Line Defense $15.99
Chris Mack: Drills to Build the Pack Line Defense There is no doubt Chris Mack is one of college basketball’s great young coaches. The now-Louisville head coach took Xavier to the Sweet Sixteen four times and won 69 percent of his games with the Musketeers. He took his first Louisville team to the NCAA tournament and he has won numerous conference coach of the Year honors. In this video done as an on-court clinic presentation, Mack details the everyday drills he uses to build the aggressive Pack Line defense that has made his teams so successful. You will see how he teaches both team and individual drills that will: Create extreme ball pressure Keep the ball out of the middle of the court Force the offense to take contested jump shots “away from the box” Develop excellent help defense and improve communication on defense All of Mack’s drills emphasize discouraging the shot, but playing the drive. Players do this by proper positioning, closing out with high hands, building walls, closing gaps, and jumping to the ball. Once the basics have been taught, Mack breaks down how to defend the post from initial positioning on the floor to positioning after the catch in the post. Here, he teaches the “wall up” technique for post defense which creates the toughest three-foot shot to make. All of the defensive concepts and rules are then brought together in a number of team drills. You will see the 3-out, 1-in Unguarded Post Drill, the 3-on-3 Identity Drill, and the 3-out, 1-in Identity Drill which is essentially 4-on-4 with a post player. These drills train players at a game-like tempo. Coach Mack’s Xavier – and now Louisville – teams were known for their aggressive man-to-man defense. This DVD gives you insight into how to implement Mack’s defensive principles and drills into your system.
Chris Mack (Rental)-All Access: Chris Mack Basketball Practice $39.99
Chris Mack Basketball Drills with All Access Practice See Chris Mack Basketball Drills in action at real basketball practices. You will learn lots of things from the content in the video like competing every day, explained box toughness, and also working on the tiny details that no one focuses one but are really handy. On the other hand, Mark will make you practice different transition drills on both offense and defense. There are half court defensive drills that will work on the close outs and walling up. It will also focus on the breakdown of the ball-screen offense. Pre-Practice & Warm-Ups In order to get the players loose both mentally and physically, the assistant coaches also take part in the court. Chris Mack Basketball Drills which consists of daily dozen are used to attack the basket when the practices begin. Chris Mack Defensive System Coach Mack gives huge importance to the packline pressure defense, keeping the ball out of the middle, relying on excellent help defense and communication. You will learn how the Coach Mack uses the individual and team defensive drills, highlighting drills designed on close-outs, building walls, closing all haps and jumping to ball which will ultimately strengthen your individual and team defense. The defensive drills come to an end with Mack utilizing the triangle block-outs and WAR rebounding to replicate the game situations. The players will also get an idea on how to defend the middle and side ball screens, pin down screens and back screens. Chris Mack Transition Offense The transition drills will help the players understand and learn how to put constant pressure on the defense. You will also learn the flow of the ball screen offense take shape in their 4-on-4 Baseline Touch drill. It will lead to a lot of wide open three-point shot attempts and easy lay-ups. Chris Mack Offense You will also get to learn the all important screening continuity offense of the coach Mark. This offense is really helpful as it allows the players to flow into the ball screening situations on the side and middle. In the meanwhile the players will try to get good drives at the basket and dribble drive kick outs. It is heavily focused in this offensive drill to get the basketball into the post as players can ball screen and dive to get a deep pin inside the lane. The Coach Mack also make use of his set plays that are displayed in the flow continuity offense and site out of bounds plays. Special Situations You will get your hands on the amazing philosophy of coach Mack which is related to the Jump Ball situations, free-throw alignments, timeout huddles, low shot-clock situations and also the sideline out-of-bounds plays. These are the steps which will bring huge efficiency in your overall game. Rent this Chris Mack basketball drills DVD today.
Chris Mack (Rental)-Smorgasbord Of Basketball Practice Drills $17.99
Chris Mack: Smorgasbord of Basketball Practice Drills Louisville head coach Chris Mack shares his ideas for organizing practices, discusses the Pack Line defense, and takes questions from coaches to show you 14 different drills that can help you improve on defense, rebounding, and overall team toughness. Mack spent several years at Xavier University where his team won the 2018 Big East championship and earned Mack a conference Coach of the Year award. Mack is best known for the Pack Line defense and producing teams that rebound well and are simply tough. In this video, Mack demonstrates 14 drills and adds in several anecdotes that reveal his basketball philosophy. Drills for the Pack Line Defense Coach discusses the critical elements of the Pack Line defense including philosophy, body positioning, closeouts, and much more. He then shares drills like his favorite – the Blackhawk Drill. An on-ball defender must work the basic fundamentals: jump to the ball, bump the cutter, closeout, and pressure the ball to prevent straight-line scores. You will also see three drills that focus on stopping fast breaks. You’ll get a glimpse of how Coach Mack teaches players to get back in transition. Rebounding & Toughness Drills To win the rebounding battle, teams must develop a level of toughness. Mack shows you five drills he uses to produce hard-nosed, physical rebounders. Teaching points in the drills are: The “hit and seal” approach to individual rebounding Protecting the basketball while under intense pressure Battling for offensive position in the post Containing the dribble with intense on-ball pressure Offensive Drills Players have to learn to play through pressure. Coach Mack shares three drills that help players use their dribble to beat the 5-second count and maintain possession of the ball. The Pressure Drill helps players maintain their composure and be strong with the ball while under stress. According to Coach Mack, the best post move is no post move. Learn how to position close to the rim and finish strong with a drill specifically for post players. Mack also shares teaching points for scoring close to the rim. This is an excellent video for coaches looking to improve overall toughness. Coach Mack has had great success throughout his career using the drills he shows you in this presentation.
Chris Mack (Rental)-Pack Line Defense: Points of Emphasis & Coverage Tactics $18.99
Pack Line Defense: Points of Emphasis and Coverage Tactics Louisville head coach Chris Mack discusses the impact of the Pack Line defense on his teams and why they have consistently been among the top 20 in the country in many defensive statistical categories. You will see how the Pack Line works and how you can implement it into your program. Transition The defense starts by trying to make opponents play half-court offense on every trip up the floor. Mack explains the role of every player in transition and how players must rotate to cover open players. Coach Mack goes into great detail on this and then shows the 4-on-3 Plus 1 Drill that teaches these concepts to your players. Pack Line Coach Mack outlines how the Pack Line defense works. Communication is a big key as it is in any defense you play. Mack shows you how he approaches off-ball gap defense where he crowds the floor to impact an opponent’s spacing on offense. Three different closeouts are shown and you will also see how Mack teaches a technique for taking away rhythm three-pointers. Post defense is next. You’ll see how Mack prefers his players to defend the post and how they work to prevent duck-ins. He also shares ideas on off-ball screens, ball screens, and rebounding. Drills Coach Mack then shares some of his best drills for teaching the Pack Line defense. These include 4-on-3 Plus 1, Baseline Touch, 1-vs-3, Three Around One Identity, and 3-on-3 Identity. This video from Coach Mack is one of the most comprehensive Pack Line presentations available. Use it to teach it to your team and watch your program prosper.
Chris Mack (Rental)-Zone Offense Attack - Continuity & Set Plays $18.99
Chris Mack: Zone Offense Attack – Continuity and Set Plays Working against zone defenses can be extremely difficult at times. If you have been searching for a way to dismantle even the most aggressive zone defenses, your search is over. Louisville head coach Chris Mack shows you exactly how to destroy zone defenses scoring continually on layups and set plays. Mack attacked zone defenses in the Big East as the head coach at Xavier where his team was the 2018 conference champion and he was the Coach of the Year. In this video, you will see how Coach Mack instills an attack mentality into his players when they face zone defenses. Coach Mack’s presentation includes drills, set offenses, baseline out of bounds plays, transition breaks, and other key offensive actions that are designed to make teams come out of their zone defense. What Coach Mack’s presentation is not is just a series of plays. It is more a guide of how to read and take advantage of the natural weaknesses found in all zone defenses. Coach Mack does detail some of his set offenses. These include: Carolina Wheel: This is a continuity zone offense that can be run against either side of the defense. The offense attacks the gray areas when you bring the wing up and also allows for the attacking of the short corner. Flash: This is a two-guard front that works to get the ball into the key. The offense continually works to get open shots and high-low action for the post players. Ball Screen the Zone: Coach Mack teaches how to ball screen zone defenses. Doing so forces the second defender out of their area and picks on players as they try and cover for one another. Bigs look to duck in and force the bottom defender to play wing and open the corner for a shot. Baseline Out of Bounds: Coach Mack shows you two set plays that he uses in a baseline out of bounds scenario. Coach Mack breaks down each play into its components, shows you the initial reads, and then shares any counters depending upon the type of shift in the zone defense. He will show you how to incorporate screen options and leverage player movement to pull defenders out of position and disrupt your opponent’s game plan. This is the video to help you improve your team’s effectiveness when playing against zone defenses.
Chris Mack (Rental)-Post & Perimeter Skill Development Drills $18.99
Post and Perimeter Skill Development Drills Learn to develop your post and perimeter players from one of the best in the business – Louisville head coach Chris Mack. While the head coach at Xavier University, Mack repeatedly had to take less talented Division I players and transform them to compete in the super-tough Big East Conference. Mack took last year’s Xavier team to a Big East championship for which he was named the Big East’s Coach of the Year. In this video, you will see the exact drills that Mack uses to develop shooters and scorers both on the perimeter and in the post. Mack is big on putting players in game-like situations to develop consistency in their shots. Many of Mack’s drills that you see here force players to focus and shoot when they are tired. Post Player Drills Coach Mack starts with the post players. In almost all of Mack’s drills, there is an emphasis on the fatigue factor. This has been a cornerstone to Mack’s success, instituting fatigue into the most basic of shooting drills. The Make 50 Shots drill is not as easy as it sounds. Post players must hit 10 shots from five different spots on the floor. The kicker is they cannot miss two in a row or they must start over. With a time limit of five minutes, the drill can become both competitive and frustrating. Post players in these drills are forced to maintain good form staying technically correct while also maintaining their composure. Mack includes work on dunks and free throws, two shots that big men should take plenty of during games. Perimeter Player Drills The next segment of the video moves to the perimeter players. Coach Mack keeps these guys on the move most of the time as they are in game situations. One of the other keys to Mack’s player development drills is the level of competition. Some drills have athletes competing against each other. Some have players competing against a clock and yet others feature competition for team records. There are two great drills that you will see here. One is the Full Court Spring and the other is Shoot and Full Court Dribble and Shoot. Both drills force players to knock down shots when their legs are tired. These drills will elicit one of Mack’s favorite sayings, “get your legs under you.” These drills simulate real game action with a level of fatigue similar to playing in a game. This 51-minute video is essential to those looking to develop their post and perimeter players. You also get a ton of drills that can prepare your players for key situations late in games when fatigue sets in.