In this clinic video, Holger Geschwindner, mentor and shooting coach of German NBA superstar Dirk Nowitzki, teaches fundamental shooting skills and drills. Take the time to watch this video and be ready to take notes! Coach Geschwindner does a fantastic job of breaking down shooting and scoring by improving upon footwork, balance, finishing … [Read more...]
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This is a basic pick-and-roll play from out of a 2-1-2 formation. The main purpose in running a pick-and-roll is to create size and speed mismatches. This play is simple to run as it can be executed at all levels of play to create a mismatch which will lead to an excellent scoring opportunity. For more pick-and-roll basketball plays from a … [Read more...]
The Flex to Staggered Screen basketball play is designed as a quick hitter from your flex set to create an opportunity for your shooting guard. As you run the flex a few times, O3's defender will start concentrating on defending the backscreen and flex cut across the lane. This play sets him up to be picked off by the staggered screen going the … [Read more...]
This basketball shooting workout is specifically designed for players who play the forward position. The Forward Scoring Workout contains 7 shooting drills that emulate game-type scoring situations. The drills found in the .pdf below include: Contested Mikan Drill Quick Ups Mid-Range Consequence Shooting High Post Quick Reads Pick … [Read more...]
This set of college dual guard shooting drills are essentially scoring drills. 3 drills are designed to help basketball players work on scoring off of different types of cuts. Each drill is diagrammed to show how to execute it with a partner and in solo practice sessions. The 3 scoring drills in the .pdf below are: Shooting off of a slide or … [Read more...]
The Kyrie Irving Scoring Workout is a series of 5 shooting drills that will help you become a better scorer. This series contains a variety of drills and moves so score off the dribble and off of screens like Kyrie Irving. The 5 scoring drills in the .pdf below are: Spin Move to Jump Shot Baseline Screen to Shot Attack the Hedge Iso … [Read more...]
This basketball ball handling workout is a set of 5 drills that will greatly enhance a player's ability and confidence in handling the basketball. Several of the drills also have the player go through multiple moves or options. The 5 ball handling drills in the .pdf below are: Ball Wraps Wrist Rockers Between-the-Legs Walks Full Court … [Read more...]
The Sideline Pick and Roll Shooting Drills is a series of 6 drills you can use to break down the pick and roll play. These 6 drills will help develop and teach players how to score off of the pick and roll regardless of how it is defended. If you use the pick and roll in your offense, you should incorporate these shooting drills into your practice … [Read more...]
This basketball shooting and scoring workout contains 6 different drills that emulate the types of shots and scoring opportunities point guards will get in games. One of the drills included is also useful as a passing/warmup drill. The other 5 drills include the following types of scoring moves: Tennis ball catch and shoot Floater … [Read more...]
This basketball workout contains 6 drills broken down from the types of shots Kevin Durant takes during games. These are the types of moves and shots that Kevin Durant takes during games. The 6 drills include: Down Screen Step Back High Post Handoff Near Pin Down Each move above has 2 different drills coinciding with it. Incorporate … [Read more...]
The purpose of this basketball play from the 1-4 high set is to get the ball into the low post for a scoring opportunity. This play can be run to either side and can be used to target your best low post scorer. To begin, the players are in a 1-4 high set. O3 starts by setting a screen at the elbow area for O4 who pops out to the wing. O1 … [Read more...]
The Middle Screen and Drive Play is a simple basketball set play that can be run at any level ... from youth to professional! The offense is well-spaced for this play, which has the post player set an on-ball screen to allow the point guard to attack the basket. With a good screen, a solid point guard will be able to create a layup opportunity for … [Read more...]