An aggressive defense that attempts to force the opponents to make errors by guarding them closely from either half court, three-quarter court or full court.
Strategy in which the defense pressures the offense to make mistakes by guarding players closely. Often executed as a â€œhalf-courtâ€ or â€œfull-courtâ€ press.
A type of defense in which everyone is covered tightly, man-to-man.
Guard very closely.
To extend the defence beyond its normal range to increase the pressure on each offensive player.
The most commonly used stategy is the basic "man to man" defense. The idea is to tightly mark each offensive player without fouling. Defenders should always position themselves between their goal and the player they are guarding. Each pass should be pressured. Defenders guarding players without the ball should favor the passing lane side to frustrate a reception.
the basic "man to man" defense that is the most commonly used strategy. The idea is to guard each offensive player tightly without fouling. Defenders should always position themselves between their goal and the player they are guarding.
A tight defense that exerts continued pressure on the team with the ball.
To extend defensive pressure beyond its usual area.
A defense that's extended beyond its normal range, designed to pressure offensive players into poor passes or shots.
To guard before the ball has come up court.