Play Type:“ “ Shooting Drill
This is a great shooting drill that teaches your players about facing the basket. If the player is right-handed, he/she is going to jump stop on two feet, make one sound, and then always pivot on their left foot.
- Begin facing the left side of the court
- Take 3 steps and then Jump Stop, pivot on the left foot to face the basket, and take a shooting or triple threat position.
- Hold that position until the coach says “Shoot”, and then follow through.
- Coach blows the whistle, and players will repeat to the right side of the court, taking 3 steps, Jump Stop and pivot on the left foot again, taking a shooting or triple threat position.
- Hold that position again, until the coach says “Shoot”, and follow through.
- Continue to repeat this sequence for 10 to 15 repetitions on a daily basis.
This drill only takes a couple of minutes to do every day, and it is invaluable to build these important fundamental skills and build good habits.
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