Structures and Strategies- Basketball. Key Concept 1- The structure, strategies and/or compositional elements that are fundamental to selected activities. Effective Teams.
Key Concept 1- The structure, strategies and/or compositional elements that are fundamental to selected activities
To perform effectively in a basketball game the team must prevent the opposition from scoring baskets and winning the game. Scoring baskets is not enough if you continually allow the other team to score. ALL players must know their individual role and understand what their responsibilities are within the chosen structure/strategy. Selecting an appropriate strategy will predominantly depend on individual players strengths and weaknesses in terms of
A good team will continually analyse their opponent’s strengths, weaknesses, strategies and change or adapt their structure or strategy accordingly.
(throw the ball through the hoop).
Required to support and stimulate each other. A motivated, confident team is much harder to defeat.
Decisions must be made in relation to the ball and your opponents’ movements. It is vital the team responds effectively to an individual team-mates decision to ensure the offence are unsuccessful.
Players must work together.
Effective communication is very important to ensure that players are supported in difficult situations.
Verbal Communication- essential when moving in relation to the ball and informing team-mates of possible offensive threats. Required to ensure “help” defence is applied and opponents can be double-teamed.
Visual signals- can be used to instruct team-mates of an adaptation to the zone without informing opponents. This should be decided beforehand so everyone is familiar with all visual signals that could be used.
The interaction between team members is very important to the success of the team. This is particularly evident when players are faced with the demands of tight competitive matches. Players must possess a wide range of personal qualities and contribute interactively with each other to present a real threat to their opponents.
Now that you have had an introduction to the game of basketball you must familiarise yourself with the structures and strategies you will be developing over the coming weeks.
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