Basic Offensive/Defensive Terms
Goal Line Extended or GLE: imaginary lines extending from goal line to side line
X: the spot located directly behind the goal
Crease: the spot located directly in front of the goal
Red Zone: most threatening area for high percentage shots, 15 ft. semi circle in front of cage
“RAC”: means Read the offensive set, Adjust the defense to counter the offensive set, and Capitalize on our opportunities. Hand signal is triangle shape made with two hands.
Sit Down: This is a call from coach to squat more in your defensive stance.
X: Area behind the cage, X
“One More”: means move the ball to an open teammate.
“Push it”: means get the ball down the field and see if you can find a 2 on 1 situation.
Pass down pick down: means ball carrier passes ball down the side and then follows pass and sets pick for teammate.
Razor: pick that is set on the GLE for a drive from X
Down the side: Clearing ball down the side of the field and through X