Cone Dribbling Drill

Purpose In this drill, players dribble as they change speed and direction. Drill Setup Set up 5-10 cones in a line roughly one large stride apart. How it Works Beginning at...

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Six Chair Drill

Purpose In this drill, players dribble over chairs while wearing garden gloves, to build better ballhandling skills. Drill Setup Arrange six chairs or tall cones on the court...

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Gravel Drill

Purpose This is a great warm-up drill that also develops the in/out dribble move. Drill Setup Take your stand ready to start dribbling with your right hand. How it Works...

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Jab and Go

Purpose 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 position. How it Works...

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Rear Turn Drill

Purpose Players learn the footwork to perform a rear turn (reverse pivot) Drill Setup Players form two lines – one on each side of the lane. How it Works Coach says,...

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3 On 2 To 2 On 1

Purpose 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 man weave. On...

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Dribble and Toss Drill

Purpose Improves hand-eye coordination and helps players break the habit of staring at the ball when dribbling. Drill Setup Two players line up approximately 5 to 10 feet...

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Step and Slide Drill

Purpose Players learn defensive footwork fundamentals. Drill Setup Set up two lines on the baseline. The first player in each line stands on the block in a defensive stance,...

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Crossover Drive Drill

Purpose Players learn to execute a crossover drive. Right-handed players would step with the right foot, across the defender and drive left. Left-handed players would step...

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Ballhandling Circuit

Purpose Helps players warm-up and get a better feel for handling the ball. Drill Setup Each player has a ball and 3-5 feet of space around him. How it Works Coach takes the...

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Front Turn Drill

Purpose Players learn the footwork for performing a front turn (or front pivot) Drill Setup Players form two lines – one on each side of the lane How it Works 1. Coach says,...

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Slide Run Slide Drill

Purpose Players learn the proper footwork to recover when beat on defense. Drill Setup Set up two lines on the baseline. The first player in each line stands on the block in a...

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Quick Stop Rebounding Drill

Purpose Helps players perfect proper rebounding footwork. Drill Setup Players form two lines – one on each side of the lane. How it Works 1. Coach says, “Ready.” 2. First...

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Take The Charge Drill

Purpose Players learn how to get into position to take the charge. Drill Setup Player 1 has the ball at the top of the key. Player 2 stands in the foul line extended area....

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