Drill Specs

Drill Theme:


Field Position:

Offense, Defense

Drill Style:


Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Attack Zone

Skill Level:




Practice defending offensive players on the crease & defending picks/cuts/feeds to crease.

Description of Drill-Execution

Set up 2 offensive players on the crease vs 2 defenders. Place offensive players on the perimeter to move the ball around perimeter looking to feed the crease. As ball moves from point to point defensive players must constantly adjust position staying between their man and ball to prevent a successful feed to the crease. Defenders must communicate to cover picks, pick & roll, etc on crease.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Off Ball Offense
  2. Ball Movement (Catching and Throwing)
  3. Shooting
  4. Cutting

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

Have defenders practice covering offensive crease players as they work pick/re-pick, highlow cut, pick & roll.