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.
This drill is designed to develop and improve elevation and extension when rebounding. Wall Taps encourages players to work hard and not give up, challenging their highest jump. Continue reading “Drill: Wall Taps”
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”
The lay-up is a skill that seems easy but requires constant practice before it becomes second nature. Practicing it at an early age with both hands will help the youth become more confident to get those easy baskets whenever those opportunities arise.
This game is really easy to implement and a lot of fun, what more could you ask for when coaching young athletes?
After your players have mastered the octopus dribbling drill with one basketball, challenge them to this version which involves dribbling with two basketballs! Players, including myself, tend to use their dominant hand to dribble. This drill will force them to practice dribbling with both hands at the same time!