Guarding the dump is all about putting your opponent in the least advantageous position possible. It’s not about taking away every option or playing to get a block. To do this you have to always be evaluating the spaces on the field while working in conjunction with the mark.
Available options for the dump:
Looking at scenarios:
Working with your team mates:
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Also in Defence:
- Effective Marking
- Stopping the up line cut
- Choosing a shoulder
- Defending Cutters
- Defending Deep Throws
- Establishing Defensive Priorities
- Person Defence – Marking Strategies
- Different Strategies and Techniques for Guarding the Dump
- Lull the opponent into a false sense of security
- Situational Defence