Basketball drills for all skills


1 player under the basket

3 or 4 players with ball outside the bucket, distributed or the field

- Give numbers to the players

- Calling out numbers, defender must quickly step out and take up position

2 baskets, spread out:

- left-hand lay-up

- Shooting from 5 positions (1x1, loser press-ups).

- Free running (head of the bucket ball, 2x2 free running to score, emphasis on defense)

- Reaction game (1 defender in the middle, 3 players with ball around the bucket, call out number)


  • Two or three teams. (teams)
  • Per pair or trio 1 ball.
  • 1 shooter, 1 (or 2) rebounder(s).
  • Shooter shoots (from the free throw line, or lower position), then sprints to the middle line.
  • Rebounder catches ball, passes ball to shooter. (Good jump stop, right distance, call for ball).
  • Shooter 5 scores in total, then new shooter.
  • Team of which first all shooters have scored 5 times, wins!

5 lines on the back line, trainer has the ball.

- 2 rows are defenders, rest is attack

- Everyone has to touch the middle line and then attack or defend

- Trainer throws ball in the field or in the circle

1 line with 3 balls

- small field outside, players make a lay-up back and forth and pass to the next one in line.

- If you miss, you have to do it again (build up slowly first).

- Variant: for example 5 dribbles --> they have to make speed

Line up with space around you

- Trainer in front of the group gives instructions with ball in hand

- Ball left or right --> slide to the left or right

- Ball above head --> Jump

- Ball in front of you with arms extended --> situps

- Ball on stomach --> tapping

- Ball on the ground --> push-ups

- Ball around waist --> burpee's


2 teams, 1 ball (variant without ball, without hands)

Dribble and follow with slides, zig/zag between the lines. Pay attention to slides, footwork. Start on back line and after the last pawn 1-1.





Different variants:

Opposite each other (pairs, 5 meters apart)

  • Chest pass
  • Bounce pass
  • 2 balls (bounce and chest at the same time)
  • Pass with defender in between (over head, step out, watch defender)
  • Under time pressure (as many passes as possible in 1 minute - count out loud)

2 rows

  • Pass and close behind (chasing the ball)


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