position defense


Related to position defense: Flank defense

position defense

The type of defense in which the bulk of the defending force is disposed in selected tactical localities where the decisive battle is to be fought. Principal reliance is placed on the ability of the forces in the defended localities to maintain their positions and to control the terrain between them. The reserve is used to add depth, to block, or restore the battle position by counterattack.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
We played better position defense and, as a result, it put us in a better spot to box out and a better spot to convert rebounds.
When entering the wireless market, MVNOs must evaluate options that include revenue enhancement, reuse of core assets, network and services, convergence of technology, customer loyalty and market position defense.
We played better position defense, and we didn't foul," said Craighead, who also dished out a game-high five assists.
We just traded off and played real good position defense to get prepared for this game because he hurt us last time.
They're both long, they're both quick, they both play good position defense.
They don't give you a lot of opportunities and they play great position defense.
We have to play better help defense, better position defense.
It's not too often in this day and age that people will take charges and play position defense,'' Battier said.