The flex offense is a patterned, continuity offense that makes effective use of backscreens to create easy and open scoring opportunities. There are also other cuts, flashes, and movements to create open shots. The flex offense diagrammed here is the basic flex offense. The flex requires good offensive spacing and good timing between the passes, … [Read more...]
Continuity Offense Sets
Continuity offenses are great for all levels of basketball. For youth basketball, they help the players understand where and when to move. For older and more experienced basketball players, the set continuity is necessary at times when they stop being quite as active offensively during games or when you can exploit a particular defensive weakness.
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The swing offense, made popular by Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan, is a very effective offense when executed properly. The players must make precise cuts and set solid screens. With the swing offense, it is also essential that the timing of the cuts, screens and passes be performed in good manner. 1) The Swing Offense This diagram shows the … [Read more...]
1) The 4 around 1 Power Set Motion Offense can be a useful offensive set if you have player you would like to isolate. This is an inside attack that enables a team to take advantage of favorable matchups, to get high percentage shots, and to get into the bonus situation quickly. The formation takes the shape of a box with the 'power' player (5) … [Read more...]