Basketball – 1 on 1 Offense
( 89 Menit)
Better 1 on 1 Offense details all the tools
any player needs to build a perimeter scoring repertoire. This includes the basics
from triple threat, a chapter on maximizing your quickness potential, working
the ball screen, and learning to read and react to the defender whether you’re
working from a pivot, off the dribble, pressured tightly, or finishing at the
Better 1 on 1 Offense lays all the
groundwork for any young player, and then contains unmatched detail and
groundbreaking techniques for the advanced player.
With fun graphics, footage from
international professional basketball, cutting edge filmmaking, and demonstrations
of the basketball moves by dozens of players, this video will not only improve
your game, it’s fun to watch.
Like all the Better Basketball videos,
Better 1 on 1 Offense, aka Scoring from the Perimeter, was written, filmed, and
edited with the sole goal of helping players who have a true desire to do
whatever is necessary to take their game to the next level.
- 15 menit, 10 detik -- Chapter 1 – Tripple Attack Tools
- 13 menit, 16 detik -- Chapter 2 – First Step Explosion
- 5 menit, 14 detik -- Chapter 3 – Read and React
- 6 menit, 12 detik -- Chapter 4 – Beating the Defensive
- 9 menit, 52 detik -- Chapter 5 – The Midrange
- 8 menit, 49 detik -- Chapter 6 – Finishing
- 9 menit, 27 detik -- Chapter 7 – Workout and Drills
- 8 menit, 38 detik -- Chapter 8 – The Ball Screen
Chapter 1 – Tripple Attack
1 on 1 Offense starts with all the basics to ensure that even inexperienced players
can build a solid foundation. For scoring from the perimeter, a player’s
foundation revolves around the Triple Attack Position (a.k.a. triple threat).
This stance is the key building block for any player’s scoring repertoire. You
must be able to quickly read the defense and then instinctively react with the
chapter 1, Coach Rick Torbett first explains the only two ways to get into
triple attack. He then addresses whether a player should always use the same
pivot foot or be able to use either foot. Then you’ll learn different fakes and
moves out of Triple Attack. And as is always the case with a Better Basketball
DVD, you’re not just going to learn the what, but also the where, the how, and
Chapter 2 – First Step
In this groundbreaking chapter,
Better Basketball spends over 13 minutes just on maximizing your quickness
potential in your first two steps. Let’s be clear: the chapter is not about
making your muscles stronger. It’s about making sure you avoid the movements that
use your weakest muscles, and instead use the precise movements that allow you
to utilize your most explosive, quickest muscles!
At all levels of basketball we see
players who aren’t that physically quick, but get by their defender in game
situations. And the reason is often that they have perfect biomechanics. And
proper biomechanics aren’t just about your feet! Did you realize that even the
right ball movement can make you quicker? Just like a runner using their arms
when they sprint, a basketball player can use the ball to speed up their
initial explosion going to the basket! Better 1 on 1 Offense will show you how.
Chapter 3 – Defending the
Basketball is fast paced and exciting.
The high intensity and speed is one of the reasons the sport has become so
popular throughout the world.
Because of the intense speed of the
game, a player doesn’t have time to catch the ball, look around, and figure out
what to do. The reason is that by the time he does, the help defense and your
defender have set up and are ready to stop you! So your best opportunity to
score is to quickly read and then instinctively react to the defense. Chapter 3
teaches these reads and reactions.
If the defender is in your shot
pocket, should you drive? What direction? If the defender sags, daring you to
shoot, what should you do? Or what if he has found a middle distance? Also,
what part of his body should you be reading? Coach Torbett will take you
through every scenario, giving you the confidence to score on any defender in
any 1 on 1 situation.
Chapter 4 – Beating the
What do you do when a defender gets
up in your grill, and pressures you with extreme body-to-body pressure? He’s
frustrating you, taking you out of your rhythm and ability to square up to the
goal. For some players, their best basketball moves simply won’t work in this
situation. So most players just pass, or dribble backwards, or even worse back
up on their heels and lose their ability to attack. The result is often a
turnover. And this is exactly what the defense wants.
But, as Coach Torbett says, you
must not show fear. “You must meet pressure with aggression.” If the defense
plays you this tight, you must make him pay by driving past him, straight to
the goal. The question is, how do you do it? How do you drive past a defender
who won’t even allow you to get into the Triple Attack Position? That’s what
chapter four is all about!
Chapter 5 – The Midrange
The midrange pull-up jumper is a
lost art. But why? It’s perhaps the toughest shot to stop in all of basketball,
yet most players today limit themselves to a three pointer or finishing around
the basket. If that’s your game, you don’t have a full repertoire of basketball
moves. But by applying the reads and progressions in this chapter, you can add
the pull-up jumper to your scoring repertoire. In fact, the pull-up jumper is a
favorite weapon of Sue, Chauncey, and Rick Barry, and they all address it in
their bonus sections on this DVD.
Coach Torbett addresses a plethora
of techniques and moves regarding the midrange. This includes utilizing the
open step and cross step into the pull-up, using a 1-2 or using a hop, making
your pull-up as quick as possible, and developing the step back, side hop, and
eventually the hop back.
Chapter 6 – Finishing
The first four chapters of the
video break down how to beat your man. Then, chapter 5 dealt with shooting in
the midrange. Now, in chapter 6, you’ve driven past your defender and you’ll
learn to deal with help defenders, when you’re finishing near the goal. There
has unfortunately been very little teaching done on this area of the game,
making this a unique and groundbreaking chapter of Better 1 on 1 Offense. The
fact is, you can improve your ability to finish, just like every other area of
Even though there are an infinite
number of situations that can arise as you encounter help defense near the
goal, you will learn the four primary finishing situations. Coach Torbett will
also break down four ways to avoid being stripped, and five methods of handling
a shot blocker!
Chapter 7 – Workout and
Chapter 7 addresses attacking with
the dribble in real game situations. Coach Torbett breaks down these basketball
dribble moves and basketball situations in the same mold as the rest of the
video, examining reads and reactions, along with counters if the defense is
able to play your first move perfectly.
What should you do if you receive a
pass outside of your shooting range with a defender off you? Should you attack
him or wait for him to come to you? Learn the six scoring options you have when
you have room to face the D. Also, learn how a body fake can make the defender
react without you giving anything up, so that you can read him and react with a
jump shot or a drive to the basket. And what if the defender pressures you
tightly while you’re dribbling, leaving you with no space to face him? Learn
five different basketball moves out of a power dribble.
Chapter 8 – The Ball
Chapter 8 teaches you how to
utilize the pick and roll whether you’re attacking from triple threat or off of
the dribble. The chapter begins with the four principles you must apply to run
an effective ball screen. And then the second half of the chapter details all
of the primary ways defenders can play the ball screen, and how you should
react to their various defensive decisions.
Now keep in mind, this video is
about attacking WITH the ball. So this chapter deals with the techniques,
reads, reactions, and mindset of only the ball handler. But what if you’re the
one setting the screen? Well that’s Better Basketball’s 7th video, on playing
WITHOUT the ball, available now!