Basketball drills for all skills

  • Bringing the ball up to the attacking half.
  • Fast break.
  • When the way to the basket is clear.
  • One-on-one situations.
  • Drive, between defenders.
  • Freeing up to get into a better shot position or passing opportunity.
  • Escape from a situation where passing is simply not possible and the ball must be protected.
  • feet in parallel position; ball in both hands in front of chest.
  • eyes focused on the goal.
  • Step with the left foot in the direction of the pass,
  • so that the left side of the body comes in front (turning in);
  • At the same time, the ball is brought behind the head with both hands;
  • the body weight rests on the back leg.
  • The elbow is under the ball;
  • the angle between the upper and lower arm is about 90 degrees;
  • the fingers of the throwing hand are spread.
  • next: turn your hips and trunk to the left;
  • the left hand will lose contact with the ball and is held horizontally to protect the action;
  • the elbow is bent.
  • The right arm swings in a straight line past the head in the direction of the goal; the movement ends with the wrist being folded over.
  • The right arm swings in a straight line along the head towards the target; the movement ends with the flick of the wrist; the ball is pointed after by the throwing arm,
  • while the wrist hangs down in a relaxed position.
  • During the action, the body weight is transferred to the front foot.

  • Players are spread out in the room; everyone has a ball.
  • Closed foot stance; arms extended above head; ball is held with fingertips.
  • The ball is passed back and forth between the two hands quickly and tightly.
  • Like a; arms bent slowly until the ball is in front of the head; then extended again.
  • If a; standing and squatting alternate.
  • If a; who can sit down and stand up again without dropping the ball?


  • reaching team-mates who are being defended. in the completion of the fast break.
  • Against slow players.
  • Against long players.
  • Passing to the centre
  • Players stand in a circle; pass the ball to your neighbour; after the ball has gone round several times, bring another ball into the circle.
  • Depending on the number of players add more balls.
  • Variation: the players stand alternately facing or with their backs to the circle.
  • Horizontal circles; the ball is passed sideways to the partner, who gives the ball back on the other side.
  • Vertical circles; passing the ball above the head, accepting it between the legs.
  • Eight circles; the ball is passed between the players; turn against each other; after receiving, pass the ball in front of the body to the other side.
  • As previous exercise; perform with arms extended.
  • Players are spread out in the room; everyone has a ball.
  • The ball is held between the legs with two hands. The right hand is in front of the body and the left hand behind the body.
  • The ball must be prevented from falling to the floor by changing hands very quickly.
  • Attacker/defender start just right of midcourt next to each other.
  • Attacker starts on the right.
  • Passer behind (coach if necessary). Lob pass, roll or other.
  • free play on 1 or 2 baskets, depending on the number of players.
  • PURPOSE: Quick passing, cutting, helpside, ballside, boxing-out.
  • First team at 5.
  • Loser push-ups 6.
  • Target: Focus on ritual.
  • Tired end of match.
  • Breathing easy/Ritual.
  • 2x2 free throws p.p. 2 baskets.
  • 4 push-up shooter.
  • Then shoot.
  • While 1 player 4 push-up, this will be next shooter.
  • Rest of team rebounds. Etc, etc.