basketball drill:
"jump to the ball"

Suitable for the following techniques: shooting , catching , defense , attack

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jump to the ball

Requirements:

  • Stopping two feet together, pivoting, lay-up and jumpshot must be known


Aim:

  • When passing, jump towards the ball with feet coming down correctly to start the next movement. (pivoting, start dribble)


Organization:

1. Coach gives passes from position 1, alternating left and right from under the basket. Give passes where jump-to-the-ball applies.

2. Player starts under the basket (2 groups of 5 to 6 players, of which two/group have a ball) ==> fast; explosive exercise.

3. Run to cone under the basket and quickly pushes himself away towards the cone at spot 2 or 3.

4. Makes movement from the cone to the ball to get the pass and perform a jump-to-the-ball.

5. After getting the ball pivot and attack towards the basket (first lay-up, then shot)

6. After finishing, change sides and pass the ball


Teaching points:

  • Rapid explosive movement when running free
  • correct ball acceptance (show hands) and foot placement
  • pivoting and fast attacks without running errors
basketball jump to the ball