A lot of kids under 10 don’t naturally have the coordination or balance to do things like pivot, slide, or drop step, so don’t take it for granted. Spend at least 15-20 minutes on footwork drills every practice, especially early in the season. Triple Threat Position & Defensive Stance; Quick Stop Drill; Stance & Start Footwork Drill; V Cut Drill
21 BEST Youth Basketball Drills for BEGINNERS. Don’t look down, keep your eyes UP. You want a quick and low cross over — snap the ball quickly. Accelerate after you cross the ball over, quick first step. Start each rep from a triple threat stance Drill #8 – Dribble Sprints (10 reps)
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Form at least 2 lines (If 12 or more players, form 3 lines). Have the first two players in each line get a basketball. On the whistle, each team starts. The first player dribbles up and down the court as quickly as possible. (Dribble down with right hand, dribble back with left hand.) When 1st player reaches the 2nd player in line.
This is a great basketball drill for players to practice shooting with perfect form and also a for coaches to teach and correct shooting form. Setup: Players form three lines a couple of feet out from the basket. Use both ends of the court if possible so that kids get to take more shots. Every players has a basketball. How it Works:
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Two players have to stand at a distance of 6 – 8 feet. Then one player steps forward with a right foot and makes a chest pass by flicking the wrists. Each player does it 5 times with the right footstep and 5 times with the left footstep. Repeat the drill by positioning yourself 5 feet further.
Shoot a higher percentage from the field. Finish more lay ups under pressure. Take care of the ball and reduce turnovers. Develop highly effective dribble moves. Make better passes that are on target and on time. Score more points with better team offense. Shut down your opponents with great defense ...
Choose Drills That Are Fast Paced Kids enjoy drills that require them to run around and be active. Things like dribbling through cones and using chairs are great ways to keep them moving. Use Multifaceted Drills It’s more fun to use drills that incorporate a variety of skills. For example, a drill where kids dribble