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Basketball drills for

  • Players line up in 2 groups on the same side of the field (sideline).
  • Everyone except the first two in line have a ball.
  • The players without ball run to the opposite side of the field. (top of key) 
  • The first player with the ball dribbles to the 3 point line on the side where he is standing and passes the ball to the incoming player at the top.
  • When he takes the ball. (Swing the ball, fake, crossover, drive and finish with lay-up.)
  • The player who passed the ball runs to the other side of the court where his drill begins.
  • On one side L and other side R lay-up.
drawing cross-over + finishing lay-up L and R
  • The team is divided into two groups and set up on the sideline at the height of the center line.
  • 1 blue player stands ready to defend
  • 2 red players are ready to attack
  • When the first red player crosses the center line, the second blue player who is still standing on the sideline has to go around the cone before he can help defending.
  • In the meantime, the next red player gets ready to defend.
  • After scoring or capturing the ball, the 2 blue players attack.
  • The 2 red attacking players line up on the sideline.

drawing 2 vs. 1 + 1
  • Start under the basket.
  • Two players pass back and forth in the run to center line....
  • At passage center line in man with ball the attacker and goes full dribble to basket.
  • Other player is defender and must get in front of man security and defend.
drawing Speed outbreak

  • 1 to 1, switching around all the time.
  • 2x2
    • Just play 2x2
    • Variant by having 1 player pass on the head bucket
      • So that the 2 x 2 players have to run free
  • 3x3
    • First pass 5 times before you may score
    • Or having one player pass in the head bucket
      • So that 3x3 have to work to get free

  • 3 against 2 with passing every time. 
  • Help each other in defense when someone is free. 
  • The attackers learn to use a man advantage and to finish. 
  • Speed, precision, good passing and team play are necessary here.
drawing 3 v 2
  • Post-up in the middle (bucket).
  • Defender lets attacker get in front of him.
  • Post-up (good!!)
  • Attacker receives pass from the head.
  • 1 on 1 (until defender has ball).
  • 5 scores.
  • Then switch.
  • 1 defender under each goal.
  • 2 groups at the center line.
  • 1 against 1 on each side of the field.
  • Defense stays put when scoring.
  • To score first 10 times.
  • Right and left.
drawing 1 vs. 1, full court
Small room has 3 baskets on one half.

  • Pylon head bucket
  • Start from center circle.
  • Around pylon.
  • Lay-up.
  • Around pylon.
  • Lay-up, etz.
  • End in center circle.
Different options:
  1. Player under the basket, pass from the corner and player runs in. Quick scoring from close range.
    Make it more difficult by throwing first ball against the board/wall, then score.
  2. Player with ball on the centerline, 2nd player on the backline.
    Player with ball starts dribble and 2nd player chases and must first throw ball against the board/or wall for score.
Break to opposite side.

  • 5 rebound and outlet to 1.
  • 1 passes to 5 and 5 to sideline.
  • Lowpost 4 passes to ballside.
  • 1 and 5 put stagger on weakside 3.

drawing Stiffer warm up
  • Ball goes to right player and shoots.
  • If score 2 or 3 points.
  • Everyone goes for the rebound.
  • Rebound counts as 1 point, even if scored on offensive rebound.
  • Offense continues.
  • Defensive rebound.
  • Parties switch.
drawing Rebound drill
Goal: This drill is made to get players to attack the basket more in a straight line in a 1 v 1 situation.
Per pair 1 ball.

  • Outer man dribbles the ball and goes 1 time around the pawn.
  • Inner man slaloms between the poles to create a 1v1 situation.
  • Then catch the ball and chest pass to each other towards the other side of the field.
  • There the outer man, the same as in the first play, taps the pawn and checks the ball.
  • Try to get past the defense by means of provocation: jab step, pump fake, low swing etc.
drawing Attack the rim