Shooting, dribbling, passing and the other aspects of offense are often more enjoyable to teach, learn and practice, so that's where most players and coaches focus their time and effort. But in order to become complete and well-rounded in all aspects of the game, players and coaches must also dedicate a portion of their time into learning how to play basketball defense.
The Steal like Shot Blocking is one of the most poorly understood skills in the game of basketball. Within the rules, but very rarely ever seen to be taught. The steal has the ability to change a game, swing momentum and frustrate an opposition. It's critical to their success! It wins games.
Watch some of the game-winning steals in the NBA.