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What Is Zone Defense?

There are three kinds of defense in basketball:

*Man to man

*Zone defense

*Mixed defense

The zone defense, each defender are defend a specific area. Player should communicate with each other when they do zone defense. Defense players move to the part where the ball is, in a coordinated manner.

When we should do zone defense?

-If our team is physically disadvantaged than the opposing team,

-For the rest of the tired players,

-If we will to threaten the three point shots of the opposing team,

-Against long player playing with high percentage.

How many types of zone defenses are there?


How to run a 3-2 Zone Defense


How to Run a 2 3 Zone Defense (Part 1)


1-2-2 Zone Defense


1-3-1 Zone Defense


2-1-2 Basketball Zone Defense Basics

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