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Q: When your team is trying to stop their opponent from scoring?
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If your team is on defense what is your team trying to do?

Keep the opponent's offense from getting first downs and eventually scoring.

What is defence in basketball?

when the other team has the ball you are on "defense" , meaning you are trying to stop the other team from scoring.

What types of goalies are there and what does it mean?

Goalie is the abbreviated word for goalkeeper. The goalkeeper is the player in any team sport, requiring the scoring of goals, who is allowed to handle the ball or puck when trying to stop the scoring of goals.

The team that is protecting the goal and trying to keep the other team from scoring is called the blank team?


How is the offense different from the defence?

Offense is when a your team is trying to score on the other team, while defense is when you are guarding your basket trying to prevent the other team from scoring.

What do soccer defenses do?

They try to stop the other team scoring, they defend the goalkeeper and the goal.

What happens if one team attempts a 2 point conversion and fail?

Same as a missed extra-point kick. No points are awarded, and the scoring team kicks off to the opponent.

Is it true that the defence in basketball tries to stop the other team from scoring?

well yea you have to figjht for it

A block and tackle is used to?

A block is used to allow your team to score. A tackle is used to stop someone from scoring.

What are the roles of offensive and defensive teams in basketball?

Offence is when your team has the ball, and trying to score. When your on defense the other team has the ball, it's your teams' job to prevent the other team from scoring.

What is the aim of basketball game?

To put the ball through the net more than your opponent's team in 48 minutes, thus scoring more points and winning the game.

How many players should play offense and how many should be on the defense line in a youth game?

If you are trying to get more goals you should have 3 defenders 4 midfielders and 3 forwards, a 3-4-3. If you are trying to stop your opponent from scoring you should have 4 defenders, 4 midfielders, and 2 forwards, 4-4-2. My team is one of the best teams in the "A League", a division in Southeast Wisconsin's best league, MYRSL, and we use a 4-4-2. I would recommend the 4-4-2 for a youth team.