Play Type:“ “  Rebounding Drill


In this drill, the focus is grabbing the rebound when a player in front of you has an advantageous position.

Set Up:

  • Set up two lines, both at the elbows, facing the rim, with a ball at the front of each line.

Offensive Rebounding Drills


  1. The player at the front of each line will throw the ball off the back board, and then put his body on the player behind them, trying prevent them from grabbing a rebound.
  2. Award 1 point for defensive rebounds, and 2 points for offensive rebounds, with the drill running until one of the players reaches ten.

Coaching Tips:

Whether by using a swim technique, or just simply trying out jump them, the offensive player is going to have to expound quite a bit of energy to get their hands on the ball.


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