Coach Greg Lansing explains and players demonstrate this Zig Zag Ball Handling Drill
Alan Stein discusses these 8 Killer Explosiveness Drills
One of the skills that separates good players from great players is the ability to shoot the pull-up jumper while on the move. Players who can do this have a mid-range game—a rare quality in this day of the three-point field goal. Most players can…
Coach Richard Pitino explains and players demonstrate this Pressure D – Scramble Drill
Coach Mike Procopio explains and players demonstrate this Transition Feed The Post Drill
Two NBA stars, Roy Hibbert and Brandon Jennings share these three exercises that help them improve their explosive power and on court performance.
Coach Andy Toole explains and players demonstrate this Penetration Shooting Drill
Coach Archie Miller explains and players demonstrate this Ball-Handling – Circle Scoring Drill
Coach Lyndsey Fennelly explains and players demonstrate this Shooting Drill
Coach Sean Miller explains and players demonstrate this One Ball Dribbling Drill
Procedure Players start on the baseline and line up in three lines: on the right side, in the middle, and on the left side of the court, respectively.
The ball starts in the middle (see diagram 1).
The outside players cut and then come back…
Requirements: one basket, one basketball, 12 players, manager/coach
– This rebounding drill requires 2 teams.
– Drill requires 6 players from each team (designated here as Team A and Team B), thus a total of at least 12 players is required…
Coach Fran Fraschilla explains and players demonstrate this Side Out Play
Coach Tara VanDerveer teaches and demonstrates a 2-3 Zone Shell Drill – Doubling the Post
Watch: Driving Line Drill – Steve Wojciechowski – Duke Univ.
Watch as Coach Archie Miller explains and players demonstrate the Three Men Two Ball Shooting Drill.
There are two ways that you can create a shot on the wing in the half court. First off, you can do it off the ball, using a variety of screens and cuts to separate yourself from the defender.
This is my personal preferred method, as it is…
Coach Jack Smith explains and Players demonstrate the 1 on 1 Drill in the Run and Jump Full Court Defense
Coach Bill Self discusses Spot Throw-Ins Drills and players demonstrate
Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry,” playing soft and mellow, floats through the speakers as members of the University of Michigan basketball team file into the weight room. It’s a Thursday afternoon, just four days before a showdown against Michigan…
Having players in the corners forces any zone to flatten out into a 2-3 formation. The ball on the wing creates a dilemma for 5’s defender. If the defender goes out to guard 2, 5 should be open for a post feed. If she stays on 5, 2 has the open shot.
This is another great team drill. As shown in figure 9.9, this drill begins with lines of at least three players positioned under the basket at the free-shot lane. Everyone has a ball except one player, who will be in the front of one of the…
If they don’t have lateral quickness, defenders are doomed. This applies to all sports, and basketball is no exception. A defender who is slow laterally will be easily juked and left looking silly on the court. And let’s face it, nobody wants to…
In today’s game of basketball, the level of athleticism is unmatched in history. Yes, many player are naturally gifted, but if you want to be elite, you must commit to your own basketball training program. You will be a step behind your…
Proper footwork is the foundation of the game of basketball. Building a skill-set of solid footwork techniques can ensure the proper development of 12-year-old youth players and high school players.
A good conditioning workout prepares players for changes in speed and direction, the different movements they perform on the court, and the stop and go action of the game. The German Circuit—a workout developed by German basketball players—is…
It is crucial you are doing everything possible to get in great basketball shape. Whether you are a question mark to make the JV team or a potential All-American, being in anything less than outstanding basketball condition is unacceptable. Your cond
I asked a veteran trainer this the other day in casual conversation and he froze. He looked like I asked him the capital of Zimbabwe. He has been training for years and he didn’t know (or at least he couldn’t verbalize) his own training philosophy!
Here is a sobering thought…In the entire history of high school and collegiate sports, the most important individual and team championship skill is often the skill that is practiced the least…namely the ability to perform extremely well under…
At every level, basketball is becoming more competitive as athletes find new ways to train. At present, the key to staying ahead of the game is through plyometric exercises.