♦ All Edgemont travel players are expected to learn proper man-to-man defense during their time in the program. See below for an excellent primer.
♦ The basic drills below have helped generations of hoopsters improve their ballhandling. Even 10 minutes a few times a week can make a material difference.
♦ The video below from the Tulsa women’s basketball team also includes some excellent ball control drills that you can do on your own.
♦ Proper shooting form is a learned skill, much like playing the piano. The muscle memory drills below will improve your shooting accuracy.
♦ The pick-and-roll is an essential basketball play. Click here for a short instructional video on how to execute it correctly and see below for excellent execution of a variation (the pick and pop) by the Edgemont HS 2012-13 boys JV team.
♦ The short corner is an area along the baseline half way between the sideline and the lane line. It is a strategic offensive area especially used against zone defenses.
♦ Trapping zones, shaded in the diagram below, are areas of the court that ballhandlers should avoid. Conversely, good defenders always seek to force offensive players into the trapping zones.