Drill: Partner Running

Being quick and developing leg strength is important for the game of basketball. In this drill, it will introduce resistance to a simple movement while slowly increasing the load in helping to improve acceleration and lower body power.

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Game: Newspaper Dodgeball

A good twist to a popular game without the dangers of the original one, newspaper dodge-ball helps to work on the kids dribbling abilities while keeping them moving, active and engaged.

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Drill: V-Cuts

Introducing the V-Cut to youth will help them to understand how to create space between the defender and themselves. The V-Cut drill is very simple to teach and helps them to improve creating separation through fakes, hesitations, and change of pace.

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Game: Baseball

This game works on both dribbling and shooting, introducing how to make shots in a pressured situation while providing a fun and competitive game to go along with it.

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Game: Deny the Touchdown

Deny the Touchdown is a great game to incorporate another sport to teach the skill of passing in basketball.  The game helps to work on when to pass at the right time, how to cut and get open without the ball and learning how to deny passes on defense. Continue reading “Game: Deny the Touchdown”