This is a great ballhandling drill for beginners.

North South Dribble Basketball Ballhandling Drill

How it Works

  1. Start with your feet straddled, right foot forward.
  2. Dribble ball front to back by your side.
  3. Control and dribble the ball with the same hand, dribbling it back to front.
  4. Continue for 30 seconds, then put your left foot forward and repeat with left hand.

Coaching Tips

  • Stay compact and balanced.
  • Perform as many dribbles as you can in the 30 second time limit.
  • For advanced ballhandlers, try standing feet shoulder width apart and using two balls at the same time.