In today's video blog post, we are featuring a fantastic transition offense drill called “The Hockey Drill”. This is a 3-on-3 Full Court Transition Offense drill, and it's purpose is to get your players who get the defensive rebounds, get the steals or get the outlet passes more comfortable with handling the ball and advancing the ball up the court.
This basketball ballhandling and passing drill improves chest passing, bounce passing and player communication. Watch the full video demonstration inside the FREE Basketball Blueprint app! Setup Players form a star with
The fast break is the ultimate offensive weapon. It allows for maximum penetration and is the most efficient way of scoring points. With the defense on the run, the offense
Beginner Basketball Drills: Basic Footwork & Ball Handling for Young Athletes Footwork Drill This is a great drill to introduce your young athletes to the footwork mechanics of basketball. Take a piece of
Parachute Drills for Kids Basketball Practice Most elementary schools have a giant multi-colored parachute that the basketball program can borrow for these kids basketball practice drills. Kids love playing with the
This is an excellent drill to stress the importance of keeping space between the defender and offensive player. It creates the situation where, if the space rule is not followed,
Most transition offense plays are aggressive and quick, giving the defense no time to establish their defensive positions or protect certain areas of the court. Many teams with faster, smaller
In today's video blog post, I am featuring a killer transition offense drill that will have you seeing winning results in your season! Breaking Down The Laker 4 Man Drill for
When you are playing offense, you are trying to stay away from your teammate unless you are screening for them or cutting in to the basket. The spacing on offense
Step and Slide Footwork Drill for Defense As a defensive player, you always want to stay between the ball and the basket. In today's video blog post, I am sharing an
In today's video blog post, we are talking about Set Plays Off the Transition, and the 2 Play situation in Transition Basketball. We break down this valuable play step by
We all remember those classic games from our childhood. But did you ever stop to think that maybe you could use those same games for your kids basketball drills?“ In
The goal of a youth basketball program is to both teach kids the fundamentals of the game and also instill a love and commitment to the sport. When practice is
As a former power forward, I take great pride in teaching my players the subtleties of the position. The position is in a bit of recession after the western conference
In an age of basketball where small ball and high tempos seem to be dominating, the post presence who can score on the low block is a rare and valued
One of the drills my under 12 girls love I have named the Key Drill. From the base line there are a couple of different things I do depending on whether I'm working on the first step speed, fitness or just getting them to put in an honest effort in all the major spots on the floor.
At the elementary level I make sure that practice is more about fun, to really get the kids to fall in love with the sport and want to get better. Here are two drills that the kids love and that teach them basic skills.