Attacking The Defense

Posted: October 21, 2013 in Uncategorized
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In this video it describes a method in regards to attacking a defense that puts pressure on the ball.  You could relate this offensive method to a crow pecking at a seed.  The crow is

the offense and the seed is the defense. The crow has to “attack” the seed to get through the “defense,” which is the hard outer layer to the seed. The outer layer of the seed is like a team’s defense, and the inside of the seed, is the basket.

A quote that relates to this post is, “Invincibility lies in the defense; the possibility of victory in the attack”- Sun Tzu

This quote signifies the fact that ultimate excellence doesn’t come with winning every game, but rather it comes with defeating the enemy without ever fighting. This could be seen by methodically moving the ball around and attacking the heart of the defense.  Furthermore, by attacking the defense this way, winning will be seen through teamwork, which is the ultimate form of success in any basketball game. Use all opportunities as if its the last one.

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