Table 1. Drills descriptions.
3v3 Full court 3v3-3v3 Players A attack to players B on half court and will defend players B on transition defense. When A versus B is finished, C and D replace A and B. Next set teams change roles (offense/defense). Rotation work-to-rest ratio: 1:1.
3v3 Full court 3v3-3v3-3v3 Players A attack to players B on half court and will defend players B on transition defense. After Bs fastbreak, As will counteraatack Bs once more and Bs will do the transition defense. When A versus B is finished, C and D replace A and B. Next set teams change roles (offense/defense). Rotation work-to-rest ratio: 1:1.
4v4 Half court 4v4(half court) Players A attack to players B. When the play is over, players B go to rest, players C get in as attackers and players A stay as defenders. Rotation: Offense (A) → Defense (B) → Rest (C). Rotation work-to-rest ratio: 2:1.
4v4 Half court 4v4v4 Players A attack to players B in half court. Players B then attack players C, and A rest. Then, players A start the rotation all over again. Usually the duration of the set is based on time (e.g. 3-to-6 minutes), or on a certain number of attacks.
4v4 Full court 4v4-4v4 Players A attack to players B on half court and will defend players B on transition defense. When A versus B is finished, players A stay as defenders and players C get in as attackers. Rotation: Starting in Offense → Starting in Defense → Rest. Rotation work-to-rest ratio: 2:1.
4v4 Full court 2x(4v4)-4v4 Players A attack to players B on half court two straight offenses and afterwards defend players B on transition defense. When A versus B is finished, players A stay as defenders and players C get in as attackers. Rotation: Starting in Offense → Starting in Defense → Rest. Rotation work-to-rest ratio: 2:1.
4v4 Full court 4v4-4v4-4v4 Players A attack to players B on half court and will defend players B on transition defense. After Bs fastbreak, As will counteraatack Bs once more and Bs will do the transition defense. When A versus B is finished, players A stay as defenders and players C get in as attackers. Rotation: Starting in Offense → Starting in Defense → Rest. Rotation work-to-rest ratio: 2:1.
5v5 Half court 5v5(half court) Players A attack to players B. The resting time between sets will depend on coach explanations.
5v5 Full court 5v5-5v5 Players A attack to players B on half court and will defend players B on transition defense. When A versus B is finished, the resting time between sets will depend on coach explanations.
5v5 Full court 5v5-5v5-5v5 Players A attack to players B on half court and will defend players B on transition defense. After Bs fastbreak, As will counteraatack Bs once more and Bs will do the transition defense. When A versus B is finished, the resting time between sets will depend on coach explanations.
5v5 Full court 5v5Scrimmage 5 on 5 game simulation. Usually the duration of the set is based on time (e.g. 3, 5, 6, 10 minutes).