Position Requirements for Post Players

Post Play RequirementsAt the Nike Basketball Skills Academy players are taught that In order to effectively play in the post they should be able to do the following:

  1. Sprint the floor
  2. Shoot a trail jumper consistently
  3. Have a low, mid, and high post game with separation moves and counters
  4. Own the mid line by consistently posting deep
  5. Pick and roll; pick and pop
  6. Be able to contest all post ups and face ups on defense
  7. Be mentally tough
  8. Be in great shape to play end line to end line
  9. Must be a great rebounder
  10. Be able to run rim to rim in four seconds
  11. Be able to defend the low, mid, and high post areas

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