North South Dribble Basketball Ballhandling Drill

North/South Dribble

Purpose This is a great ballhandling drill for beginners. How it Works Start with your feet straddled, right foot forward. Dribble ball front to back by your side. Control and dribble the

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Two Ball Around The Leg Basketball Dribbling Drill

Two Ball Around The Leg

Purpose Although it looks like a simple trick, dribbling between your legs can help you keep the ball out of a defender’s grasp. How it Works Start off a couple feet behind

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Crossover Go and Pull Up Basketball Dribbling Drill

Crossover, Go and Pull Up

Purpose This is a great intermediate dribbling drill that focuses on the crossover and rebounding with explosion. How it Works Start off a couple feet behind the arc, and take a dribble

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Head To Toes Basketball Dribbling Drill

Head To Toes

Purpose This drill will train players to maintain a controlled power dribble at all heights. How it Works Standing feet shoulder width apart, begin by dribbling 5 times, low and compact with

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Around The Head Ball Wraps

Purpose This drill will give you a feel for the basketball and help you become more comfortable in your ball handling. A good hand speed and coordination drill, it's also a

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Behind The Back Catch Drill

Purpose This drill will help with your hand-eye coordination. How it Works Start ith the ball held behind your head with both hands. Drop the ball and quickly move your hands behind

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Up and Back Drill

Purpose This is a great drill for practicing to maintain space between your feet while dribbling the ball. How it Works Start in an athletic position, turned sideways with your left forward,

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Up and Under (Inside)

Purpose 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, strong stance. Pivot inside with

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Pretzel Walk Drill

Purpose Players learn to pass the ball through their legs while moving on the court. How it Works Start at the baseline with the ball in your right hand. Step forward with

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Whip Drill

Purpose Players learn to switch hands and whip the ball around the legs while dribbling. How it Works Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Using your right hand only, whip the ball

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Quick Draw

Purpose This is a great ballhandling drill that focuses on making sure your players are releasing the ball and not loting it upwards to get more time. How it Works Start holding

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Four Ball Partner Exchange

Purpose This is a great dribbling and passing drill that works on the exchange and communicating between exchanges. How it Works Line up 3 to 5 feet from your partner.  Each of

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Two Hand Bounce Catch Drill

Purpose This drill will help with your hand-eye coordination. How it Works Start with the ball in front of you, holding it with two hands. Drop the ball and quickly switch the position of

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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 one end,

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Corkscrew Ballhandling Drill

Purpose This is a great ballhandling drill for beginners. Drill Setup Start holding the ball with two hands at about ankle length How it Works Start wrapping the ball around your ankles, then

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Yo Yo Dribbling Drill

Purpose Helps players improve their dribbling, especially for the around the back crossover and the front crossover. Drill Setup Players line up anywhere on the court. Coach stands in front of them. How

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