Offensive Skills

The offensive skills and drills in this category may be either team or individual in nature. You will find drills to help develop your team offense as well as drills to improve individual offensive basketball fundamentals.

If you are a member of the Hoops U. Basketball Coaching Academy, you will get even more offensive skills, drills, and moves!

Spartan Scoring Drills

Spartan Scoring Drills

This series of 'Spartan Scoring Drills' contains 6 drills that go beyond simply shooting a basketball. These game-like drills help players develop the ability to score in games. From a 1-on-1 drill to several 2-man drills that require players to read and react in a game-like situation, these drills will help players become better at … [Read more...]

Jab Step to Shot Fake Drill

Jab Step to Shot Fake Drill

Purpose: To work on and develop the jab step and penetration into a jump stop, shot fake, and jump shot. This drill can be effective in team practice and is also a great drill for individual workouts. Drill: Set up 3 cones along the three-point line and 3 cones about 8-10 feet from the basket. The cones represent defenders. Divide the team into … [Read more...]

Mikan Drills

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Purpose: To help the players practice the following skills: right- and left-handed layup, right- and left-handed hook shot, power move, and ball fake to power move. This is also a great conditioning drill. Drill Procedure: Drill #1: Right and Left Hand Layups. Player stands to the right of the basket, inside the foul lane area at point 'X'. … [Read more...]