Ever wonder how Stephen Curry’s hand-eye coordination got so good? During some of his training routines, he would use more than just 1 basketball to focus on multiple things at once. In this drill, we’ll introduce a basic version of what Steph does, but at much simpler scale that will help improve the athlete’s coordination and hand speed. Continue reading “Drill: Tennis Ball Coordination”
Passing is one of the fundamental skills in basketball that all kids should focus on when learning the game. This is a simple drill that teaches the youth how to pass and catch while also developing the idea of cutting after a pass. This will get the kids into a good habit of passing then cutting, setting themselves up for future success!
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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.
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.
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.
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.