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David Richman (Rental)-Man to Man Defense Drills & Concepts $18.99
Man to Man Defense Drills & Concepts Dave Richman began his coaching career at North Dakota State University in 2015 by taking the Bison to the NCAA tournament and winning the Summit League Coach of the Year award. He has produced three 20-win seasons and three NCAA berths and a big part of his success is due to defense. In this video, you get an inside look at an NDSU practice that reveals the foundation of Coach Richman’s man to man defense philosophy. Coach Richman shows you over two dozen drills that develop defensive skills like on-ball defense, closeouts, help defense, and more. Essential Drills & Skills The most important skill in successful team defense is also the hardest one to master – defending the ball. Coach Richman places a great deal of emphasis on challenging ball handlers with a number of daily drills. Two drills teach and reinforce the proper technique for closeouts. Two different 1-on-1 drills continue the refinement of on-ball defense. Players learn to force drives away from the rim while staying in front of the ball handler through the first two defensive slides. Three-Hoop Campaign is an awesome drill that forces players to compete to improve their on-ball defense. Coach Richman also shows some 2-on-2 and 3-on-3 drills that work on other aspects of defense like help and rebounding. He also shares his “Hit, Pinch, Chase” concept that helps defenders maximize their chances of securing a rebound. Transition & Switching Successful defenses are the ones that transition from offense to defense quickly. The Scramble Conversion drill challenges players to rotate through disadvantage situations in transition while also pushing the offense to score quickly with a reduced shot clock. Richman uses 4-on-4 drills to demonstrate how the Bison handle screens. Learn how to switch any offensive action that brings two players near the ball. Coach Richman explains how to defend the pick-and-roll and how to defend four different scenarios that create unique challenges for defenses. This is an outstanding look at how a Division I basketball program teaches its man-to-man defense and is perfect for any coach looking to do the same. Rent this Man to Man Defense DVD today.
David Richman (Rental)-Offense & Skill Development $18.99
Open Practice: Offense & Skill Development In six seasons as the head coach at North Dakota State University, Dave Richman has led the Bison to three NCAA tournament bids, three Summit League conference tournament titles, and a pair of regular season championships. In this video, Coach Richman shares how he applies an attention to detail and an emphasis on fundamentals to his practices. Warm Up & Fundamental Drills 5-4-3 Passing is a drill where players get up and down the floor, starting slow, and then learning to catch the ball with two hands away from the body. It’s a drill that teaches a fundamental skill and warms up the body. Coach Richman gets players to slow down in order to focus on fundamentals. Too many athletes want to go too fast right from the start. Post Feeds is a drill where players move slowly to over-emphasize pass fakes and get the ball inside. Passing and Catching is another where players learn to change speeds within their cuts and catch with two hands. Players learn to play fast and secure the ball reducing the number of turnovers. The 4-on-5 Passing drill puts everything together in the half-court. The defense applies pressure with one player acting as a free safety. The offense must complete 10 passes using all of the concepts taught in the earlier drills. It’s a great way to teach making strong cuts, moving with and without the ball, and being strong with the ball. Offensive Skill Development: Breakdown & Shooting Workout Players are taught to attack the rim using a variety of methods. Coach Richman emphasizes “go up on two, finish on two” so that players protect the ball against contact. Players work on attacking the baseline, middle, or on a post entry and finishing at the rim against contact. Any great offense must have great shooters. Building the shooter starts with building great form closer to the basket. In the middle of practice, Coach Richman slows his players down and they focus on catching, finding the rim, and holding their follow-through to create good, consistent shooting habits. Richman also shows a number of shooting drills like 3s in 5 Minutes where players focus on footwork and shooting off of the pass in an effort to improve their range. Star Shooting forces players to mentally focus on where they will move to next. Coach Richman has built a solid program at NDSU and has done so by paying attention to the details. His players play with great fundamentals and minimize the number of mistakes they make. This video examines how he does it. Rent this offense skill development DVD today.