I always do this drill before a contest or during a warming up. It is called the 175 Shots Drill. It's a good drill for a relaxed warm up; even before a game!
As you know free throw shooting plays a big part in most games. So in practice we shoot & record 10 free throws 4 times a practice.
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.
While teaching secondary school players, I have found Basketball Golf to be a great drill to assess pupils jump shooting technique. The kids enjoy the competitive aspect to their learning.
Since we have rectangular backboards in our practice facility, I came up with this simple shooting drill to develop concentration. Use as a warm-up for game condition shooting drills.
To get my middle school players (boys and girls) to jump straight up and to come down where they left the floor when they shoot I have them jump/shoot in hula hoops.
We have a drill called 91 SHOTS. It’s a continuous drill and the idea is to simulate as many game-like shots as you can. This drill is a plus if you have any double stacked offensive sets, because this will give them game like situations.
When I coached middle school girls most of them came to me with terrible shooting form. They would heave it up from their waste and pray that it went in.
I call this shooting drill “Milano” having seen the drill as a part of the warming up of the Italian team.
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
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
Athleticism can be almost as big an advantage as height in basketball, and while your players will stay the same height more or less, you can definitely have an impact
There are two ways that you can create a shot on the wing in the half court. First off, you can do it off the ball, using a variety of
When dealing with a motion offense, your players’ ability to read and react to the defense is vital to success. I went over a couple of motion drills for your wing