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Drills to Dominate the Rebounding Battle

By Basketball for Coaches, 11/08/18, 12:00PM CST


Most teams only teach players to find an opponent and make contact (box out). This will lead to your team giving up many rebounds as the offense battles around the players.

Do you want to coach a team competing for championships every season? Then your team must be able to rebound at a championship-level.

On the defensive end of the court, allowing your opponent to secure offensive rebounds will hurt your team's confidence, ruin momentum and will lead to easy baskets for the opposing team.

On the offensive end of the court, being able to secure offensive rebounds will lead to extra points (potentially a lot of them), increase confidence and improve your team's energy and hustle.

Think about it ...

If your team is able to grab just eight offensive rebounds a game, that could potentially result in your team scoring an extra 24 points a game. In 90 percent of games, that would quickly turn a devastating loss into a comfortable victory.