with Kermit Davis,
Middle Tennessee State University Head Mens Basketball Coach;
2017 Conference USA Tournament and Regular Season Champions; led his teams to six conference championship titles in eight years three Conference USA and three Sun Belt titles;
2017 Conference USA Coach of the Year sixth overall Coach of the Year honor, including backtoback Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year awards in 201213
Kermit Davis, alltime winningest coach at Middle Tennessee State University, has a knack for the defensive end of the floor. He has created the ultimate morphing zone defensive package that creates deflections, causes turnovers, and creates better offensive advantages for your team. This 131 zone package has helped the Raiders win four championships over the last six years 201015.
In a live practice setting, youll get the opportunity to watch as Coach Davis installs the ultimate 131 zone defense with a young team that is just learning the basics. Youll learn the rules to the offense and how it can be adjusted to cover talented shooters or to shift into a different defense midpossession.
Beginning with whiteboard diagrams, Coach Davis draws up the basic setup for the 131 zone. You will learn the roles and rotations of each player, in addition to the technique that must be emphasized to disrupt passing lanes and shut down dribble penetration.
By utilizing your most athletic players, Coach Davis teaches you how to force the ball out and away from the basket. This creates traps early in the possession along with deflections, leading to easy buckets in transition. As the ball is rotated around the perimeter, Coach Davis outlines how players can use their long athletic ability to force lob passes from one corner to the next.
Switching from 131 to a 23 Zone
As the ball is rotated to the baseline, the ultimate 131 zone defense changes into an aggressive 23. This is a great way to confuse an opponent and steal valuable time from their possession. Coach Davis demonstrates how to take your athletic forward and move them to the block while your wings put pressure on the ball. Youll also learn how to disguise your top players and make your opponent think theres no opening so theyll reverse the ball back up top.
131 Zone vs Special Situations
Youll see how the 131 can be used in special situations to your advantage. Coach Davis demonstrates how to run the 131 versus sideline inbound situations to completely disrupt your opponents plays and challenge them to get the ball in. You will also learn how to pressure a team with the 131 by constantly trapping the ball in situations when your opponent wants to take the last shot.
Let Coach Davis teach you how to take advantage of this 131 defensive system so you can disrupt the rhythm of your opponent and create offense for your team by forcing turnovers!
64 minutes. 2016.