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...]
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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...]
This drill is a bit of variation on the normal 3-man weave to 2-on-1 drill. In the normal weave to 2-on-1, it is usually a 3-man weave up the court and a 2-on-1 coming back ... with the shooter sprinting back as the defender. This variation speeds things up a little bit more, making it more challenging for the defender to get in position and to … [Read more...]
This is a simple but quite effective baseline out of bounds play you can run against a man-to-man defense. By utilizing a couple of simple screens, you create 2 possible shot opportunities -- a corner/short corner jump shot or a layup. When the official hands the basketball to O1, O3 sets an upscreen for O2 and O5 sets a cross screen for … [Read more...]
Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ Here's how you can initiate the flex offense from the box set. It is a simple play that will get you started with the flex -- and can also open up the floor for the players to an easy shot. The play entry starts from a box set. 5 comes up to set a ball … [Read more...]
Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ The Golden State Warriors had a fantastic playoff run due to their tremendous outside shooting ability. The Warriors ran this set play to get star point guard Stephen Curry an open jump shot during Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the San … [Read more...]
In this 6-part video series, I will be sharing video clips from each of the coaches who spoke at our inaugural Hoops U. Basketball Coaches Academy that was held on April 26-27, 2013 in Minneapolis, MN. Own the entire 6 1/2 hours of fantastic basketball coaching information on our 2-DVD set or Digital Download! Click for more information and to … [Read more...]
Article courtesy of Breakthrough Basketball Author: Kevin Germany http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/ [This is part 1 of a 2-part series. Read part 2, Miami Heat Secondary Break Options] The Miami Heat’s fast break can be virtually unstoppable at times. The speed and athleticism of key players such as LeBron James and Dwyane Wade is simply … [Read more...]