Mike Krzyzewski “Coach K”,
Duke University Head Men’s Basketball Coach;
NABC “Coach of the Decade,” 12X NABC “Coach of the Year,” Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2001), 4 NCAA National Championships (’91, ’92, ’01, ’10)
The drills on this DVD will instill the discipline and mental toughness needed to make that critical defensive stop when you need it the most! Coach Krzyzewski has coached six National “Defensive Player of the Year” award winners and has coached some of the most successful and respected defensive-minded teams in basketball history. His defensive “system” has won over 700 games and has reached 10 NCAA “Final Fours” (to date).
In this excellent video, Coach K takes the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium and teaches over 20 innovative drills and strategies designed to optimize your defensive tactics. These drills will teach your athletes how to force bad shots and turnovers by controlling the movement of the ball handler, guarding the passing lanes and challenging shooters. Your players will sharpen all of their defensive skills while challenging themselves mentally and physically. These vital drills will get your team in great physical shape and in position to handle any game – home or away. These techniques will help with transition defense, shutting down perimeter and post players, increasing ball pressure and building weak-side defense awareness. Coach Krzyzewski focuses on keeping the drills competitive and enthusiastic, which in turn gets athletes to concentrate and builds team camaraderie. Furthermore, Coach K will help you learn how to accentuate these excellent drills to simulate and rehearse what will happen at the defensive end of the court.
All of these drills can be used throughout the season to maintain proper defensive stance and intensity. This outstanding video is a must for any age and competitive level of play. Coach K will help you accomplish your goals!