If you’re a winner, you understand the need to be a great defender in a great defensive team. Like I usually say, defense is not about athleticism. It’s about heart, positioning, and footwork. Technique helps a lot. This short article explains a little secret than can turn you into a pretty good defender player overnight.
Why you should deflect all passes
- Forces you to put pressure on the opponent
- Fatigues the opponent
- Slows down the offense / disrupt flow of the offense
- May help you teammate get a steal if pass is deflected
- Helps get a shot clock violation
How to deflect a pass fundamentally?