These are two great basketball dribbling drills that are sure to liven up your basketball practices. They are a great competitive way for the players to get a good workout, dribble under pressure, and have fun competing against each other.
4 Ball Dribbling
This is a two player drill–each player with two balls. They face each other 4-5 feet apart and start dribbling both balls.
One player counts out loud 1-2-3 pass and they pass one ball from their right hand to their teammates left hand. At the same time they switch the second ball from their left to their right hand so they can receive the pass from their teammate.
This works on communication between teammates and also some ball handling/dribbling skills. When they get good they will dribble in sync with each other and really increase their speed.
Evenly Split your team up into groups of no more than three. Then have them line up along the sideline.
Determine three or four different things they can do (e.g. dribble with right hand, dribble with left hand, back peddle while dribble, sprinting, etc.) Then have each player in the line go through the drills tagging their partner after each time they go (in the form of a relay race).
When the players are more advanced you can challenge them by doing two ball dribbling drills. This is a great competitive way for the players to get a good workout, dribble under pressure, and have fun competing against each other.
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