Archive for May, 2009

Defense – Vertical Switching

Following the last post on Horizontal Defense Switching, this post illustrates another important defensive strategy, Vertical Defensive Switching.   The setup of vertical switching is more or less the same as playing standard 1-on-1 defense.  It can vary a bit with the defensive players covering the front and end of stack poaching in the lane.

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Horizontal Defense – Switching

With horizontal offense becoming more common among intermediate level teams, it is very important that all teams develop a good defensive strategy against it.  Even if your team does not use horizontal offense, you should adopt strategies to defend against it.  It’s actually not that hard to defend against, in fact it can be easier, but it does require good communication.

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