What are 2 strengths of the diamond press?
Advantages of the 1-2-1-1 Press
- Lots of time to recover.
- Speeds up the tempo.
- It’s exciting basketball!
- Fatigue your opponent.
- Force the ball out of a dominant guards hands.
- Improves team chemistry.
- Turnovers close to the basket.
What are 3 disadvantages of the 1-3-1 zone defense?
There are some disadvantages of the 1-3-1 to consider:
- It’s not the best choice for player development with young teams.
- The corner can be susceptible to outside shots if you do not teach your players the proper coverages.
- The low post can be open if you do not teach your players to proper coverages.
What happens when you run a 1-2-1 press?
There can be consequences to running a high risk, high reward press like the 1-2-1-1 press. If the offensive team is to break the press, the defense will usually now find themselves with one less player until they front line catches up. This can result in easy scores for the offensive team.
Is the 1-2-1-1 diamond press vulnerable?
The 1-2-1-1 diamond press is vulnerable up the sidelines. If the opponent is beating your press up the sidelines, then you can adjust your defense to a 1-2-2 zone press. X2 and X5 stop the sideline passing and dribble penetration. Of course, this press is a gamble and makes you more susceptible to getting beat long for a lay-up.
When to change to 1-2-1 diamond press?
Adjustment, changing to a 1-2-2 zone press. The 1-2-1-1 diamond press is vulnerable up the sidelines. If the opponent is beating your press up the sidelines, then you can adjust your defense to a 1-2-2 zone press. X2 and X5 stop the sideline passing and dribble penetration.
What does 1-2-1-1 press mean in basketball?
The 1-2-1-1 press is an aggressive full court press with many different variations that can be made to suit your team and/or to give you an advantage over the opponent you’re playing against.