Coach's Clipboard Newsletter #116
August 15, 2017
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Dear Coaches, Players, Friends,

Today's Quote:

"I hate it. It looks like a stickup at 7-Eleven. Five guys standing there with their hands in the air." - Norm Sloan, on zone defense



Today's Theme - Zone Offense(s) - Attacking Zone Defenses

Zone defenses create special problems for the offense. Plays and sets designed to be successful against man-to-man coverage often run into problems against zones. You must have a zone offense(s) to counteract zone defenses. Here are several articles that will help.

Zone Offense

This page discusses general pointers and principles for attacking any zone defense.

Attacking the 2-3 Zone

This is most common zone defense that you will see, so you must have an approach to attacking it.

2-3 Zone Offense Plays
Set plays for attacking the 2-3 zone defense.

Kansas 2-3 Zone Offense and Plays
Bill Self's zone offense and plays.

Attacking the 1-3-1 Zone Defense

The 1-3-1 zone is also a popular zone defense that features a 1-guard defensive front.

Attacking the 1-2-2 Zone Defense
Our Zone-2 "Runner" offense and set plays work well against this defense.

Anchors Zone Offense
Lance Randall's zone offense for attacking any zone defense.

Delta Zone Offense
An innovative zone offense from coach Andrew Dodd.


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