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Basketball drills for

  • Everyone a ball and distribute along the length of the field.
    • Dribble back and forth (jump stop, pivot across, or keep dribbling)
  • Variations:
    • Dribble left back, right back.
    • Tap lines along the way.
    • On the way 5x push ups, 10 abs, 30 sec taps.
    • Low dribble (fast left/right), high dribble with hop, backwards.
    • Between legs, behind the back, turn on axis.
  • Stationary:
    • Through legs (step out, dribble, step back), 8-step low dribble.
  • Depends on the number of balls. 
  • In pairs or alone
  • When alone:
    • Start at your position, dribble across the basket. 
    • Set or Jumpshot from your position (Guard, forward, center). 
    • Up to 8 points.
  • In pairs: 
    • Start at your position, pass to the opposite side of the basket. 
    • Last pass should be good so that shooter in jumpshot is ready for his/her shot. 
    • Up to 4 points per player. 
    • Losers: Slides over the width of the pitch, 1x back and forth.
Duos or trios

  • Shot from elbow = 2 points.
  • Shot from low outside bucket = 1 point.
  • Shooter shoots from elbow, slides to the sideline.
  • Offers to low outside bucket, shot, slides to the side.
  • Note: jump stop and shot!
Up to 15 points
Outdoor training:
  • Run laps with slides over the baseline
  • On command all the time
    • Push-ups,
    • Situps,
    • Rapping,
    • Planks,
    • Jumping,
    • Low squat stance (30 sec)
  • 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
Everyone a ball and spread over the length of the field

  • Dribble back and forth (jump stop, pivot across, or keep on dribbling)
  • Warmingup: start slow, 50, 70, 100%

  • Dribble left back, right back
  • 2x left, 2x right
  • Roll the ball on the ground (make 8)
  • Ball fixed and jump with 2 legs
  • The Crab
  • Between the legs (high and low)
  • Tapping lines on the way

  • On the way 5x push-ups, 10 abdominal crunches, 30 secs taps
  • Low dribble (fast left/right),
  • High dribble with hop, backwards.
  • Behind the back, turn on axis,

  • Standing still: through the legs (step out, dribble, step back), 8-step low dribble, behind your back,

  • 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
Row without ball on the centerline, row with ball on the baseline
  • Pass to center,
    • Sprinting,
    • Retrieve ball and score
  • The one who scores takes over,
    • Passer drops to outlet
    • At pace layup on other side.
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.
With 3 balls.

  • Make 2 rows; 1 on each side.
  • Player dribbles down the field and makes layup. At that point, the next player starts and player 1 must chase.
  • Goes on continuously!
  • Start when player catches up with the other and takes ball away.
  • 3 rows.
  • 3 minutes time.
  • Players start with 15 half sprints.
  • For every 10 shots, one goes off.
After 3 minutes, the remaining half sprints are run.
drawing Shooting
  • A short circuit for outside to get back in shape
  • All exercises 40 seconds, then 20 seconds time to turn.
  • Three times around

  • Exercise 1
    • Jump rope (just jump if you can't jump rope)
  • Exercise 2
    • Walking lunges: walk in the length of the field walking lunges with ball above your head
  • Exercise 3
    • Stepping on and off the bench
  • Exercise 4
    • Squad jumps: make a squat and then a jump (do this on the grass)
  • Exercise 5
    • Abdominal exercise with ball: feet off the ground, ball in two hands, tap the ground with the ball on the left, then on the right etc. Keep feet off the ground!