Basketball Zone Defense – Handouts

Basketball Zone Defense

Here are all the handouts from our database related to Basketball Zone Defense. Included are basketball plays, drills, and coaching tips to assist coaches with developing the skills of their players. Coaches, Players, and Parents should feel free to download and print out the handouts as needed. All we ask is that you help us spread the word about the AVCSS Basketball website to others (which could be in the form of sharing links). Other basketball organizations may download and share these Basketball Zone Defense handouts with permission from AVCSS Basketball (could be in the form of a simple email), and agree to exchange links to our website.

They are in no particular order. Don’t forget – we are constantly adding new basketball zone defense – handouts to the database – so check back often.


  1. Diamond and 1 Junk Defense
  2. 2-3 Zone Defense
  3. 2-3 Trap for Youth Basketball
  4. Basic Man to Man Defense
  5. Best Places to Trap on the Basketball Court
  6. Defensive Stances for Youth Basketball
  7. Box and 1 Junk Defense
  8. Defending the Inbounds Play
  9. Taking the Charge – Youth Basketball
  10. Zone and Denial Presses for Youth Basketball
  11. Trapping Basics for Pressure Defenses
  12. Defense Notes for Youth Basketball Coaches

Check out our new download publications

“Zone Defenses for Youth Basketball”


“Man to Man Defense for Youth Basketball”

Check out our large database of free video clips – Example 2-1-2 Offense vs 1-3-1 Defense

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Basketball Zone Defense

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