basketball shooting drills

No matter how great your defense is, or how hard your kids play, if you can’t put the ball in the hole, you’ll have a tough time winning any games! Below are a selection of my favorite basketball shooting drills, including drills for perimeter players, drills for post players, and basic fundamentals for kids. Enjoy!

If you’re ready to take it up a notch, don’t miss our best-selling Perimeter Skills Drillbook – packed with 21 fun and effective drills for shooting, passing, and ballhandling. Or if you’re looking for drills to improve inside scoring, check out Post Skill Development.


Most Recent Basketball Shooting Drills

Hesitation, Go and Pull Up

26shares Facebook25 Pinterest0 Twitter1Purpose Players work on starting from and pulling up from a variety of spots on the floor in this intermediate dribbling moves drill. How it Works Begin…

Through The Legs & Go

1shares Facebook0 Pinterest0 Twitter1Purpose Players learn to dribble through the legs and go to the basket for the shot. How it Works Starting a couple feet behind the arc, take…

Up and Under (Inside)

85shares Facebook85 Pinterest0 Twitter0Purpose Players learn to perform a proper pump fake on a defender How it Works Start down on the left block, chinning the ball in a low,…

Reverse Pivot, Faceup & Shoot

17shares Facebook17 Pinterest0 Twitter0Purpose This is a great post move that focuses on pivoting with purpose and using (or not using) the glass. How it Works Start from the left…

Jab, Pump and Go

28shares Facebook28 Pinterest0 Twitter0Purpose This is a great triple threat drill that works on attacking both inside and outside off the fake. How it Works Start on the right wing…

Glass Cleaner

55shares Facebook54 Pinterest0 Twitter1Purpose This drill focuses on grabbing the rebound with two hands and landing firmly on two feet. How it Works Start on the left lane, and throw…

Bunnies

52shares Facebook51 Pinterest0 Twitter1Purpose This drill focuses on coming to a stop under control, and staying balanced through the jump shot. How it Works Starting on the right wing, take…

Jab and Go

73shares Facebook73 Pinterest0 Twitter0Purpose This is a great intermediate triple threat drill that focuses on selling the jab step. Drill Setup Start on the right wing in a triple threat…

3 On 2 To 2 On 1

0shares Facebook0 Pinterest0 Twitter0Purpose Players learn to make the right pass in fast break situations. Drill Setup Begin with three lines evenly spaced across the baseline, similar to a three…

Layup Footwork Drill (No Ball)

193shares Facebook192 Pinterest0 Twitter1Purpose Learn the footwork and mechanics for shooting a layup. Drill Setup Set up two lines behind the baseline. How it Works   Start in triple threat…


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