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Zone Defense is not always good for youth sports | ゾーンディフェンスはユース年代において必ずしも良いものではありません

I know I might receive backlash from Youth Coaches and American High School Coaches overseas... but here goes:


I personally believe that Zone Defense definitely has its place. My personal philosophy is to use it to change the flow of a game or to use it when at a clear disadvantage. Or maybe to gain an advantage for moments at a time. However, I wouldn't advise running zones for an entire course of a game.


Many coaches may not know this but teams that have sound man-to-man principles typically play better an/or more dynamic zones in the long run.


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