Here is a conditioning/free throw drill that we used last year. It works well and the players like it. It is a great conditioning drill. It makes the players communicate because someone has to make sure that they have all shot their shots in each round. It also promotes leadership.
Dribbling is one of the skills that we constantly work on. These two drills are two of my favorites and the players have fun with them. The challenge spurns them on.
I find that kids focus and compete better in drills if the drill is a competition. SO..I try and break up into smaller groups "teams" and run drills where they compete against each other. This Rebound Competition is one of the favorites.
This is a full court drill. I like to divide the court in half length wise, so that, my players loop through the drill twice. Basketball Passing Drill 1. Choose two players
This is a favorite drill of mine. I call it "3 on 3 to 3 on 0 fastbreak". It is a rebounding drill with a fastbreak finish.
Defining roles & responsibilities is one of the most important aspects of coaching, and the center may be the most important position on the floor. That's why clearly defining your
As coaches, some of us have the luxury of a great ballhandler, who can break down his man and deal with full court pressure without getting flustered – and some
I’m a big fan of the handoff, I believe it functions very much like a pick and roll, but there is the advantage of being able to run it guard to
When faced with the zone, there are a couple of things that are key to having any success. You're going to need to hit open shots, move the ball quickly,
While I generally prefer an offense that runs through a series of options, rather than a set play, at the end of the game or to just get a high
Learning to finish through contact is what separates good post players from great ones. If you can teach your players to go up strong, brace themselves for contact and attempt
At the beginning of the season, there is one problem that almost all coaches can identify with having to deal with - conditioning. Being in better shape than your opponent
There are two aspects of defense that you need to perfect if you want to dominate on that end of the floor - individual defense, and team defense. If your players
The pick and roll is one of the most dangerous plays in basketball, and with the right players running it, can be damn near impossible to guard. And while some of your
When it comes to rebounding, while height and jumping ability can be a large advantage, 90% rebounding comes down to heart and desire - and the drills you run in practice
As coaches, were all familiar with the greatest fear of a team who can't shoot the three - the 2-3 zone. And while you can beat the 2-3, 1-3-1, or
Sometimes when you have a great post player, half of the battle is just getting them the ball in a position to score. Once they've established that they can play,