Defense is half of the game of basketball. If you can't lock down on defense, your ability to change the game will drop significantly. Although defense is substantially based on athleticism, technique can be developed and mastered to assist you in becoming a superior defender
10 Keys to a Great Basketball Defensive Stance
In order to stop the ball and deny dribble penetration, you must begin with a good stance.
If you don't have a good stance, you won't have a good defensive slide, and you'll constantly be out of position and off-balance. This will enable the
Fundamentals - Proper Man-to-Man Defense - It's all about Balance and speed!
Tip #1 - Never lose your balance
If you lose balance for one second, YOU ARE BEAT!
The purpose of every offensive move is to get YOU off balance - because as soon as you lose balance, the offense can blow