Basketball drills for dribbling


  • Everyone a ball.
  • 10 minutes on the clock
  • Make a move at zig zag pawns.
    • Cross over.
    • Behind the back.
    • Between the legs.
  • Finishing with a jumpshot inside the three-pointer.
  • Slalom around the pawns
  • Between the two hats and make a euro-step.
  • Everyone gets a ball and a pawn.
  • Distribute among the pawns.
  • Dribble with the bad hand.
1. Push/Pull dribble over the pawn
2. Pocket Pull
3. V dribbles
4. In and out turn dribbles

All this to improve the dribble. Strong hand is next. At the strong hand make sure they have eyes up immediately.


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.
  • 2 players with backs to each other, defender with toes on penalty throw line. 
  • After signal, defender walks to baseline and back for toilet bowl.
  • Attacker dribbles to baseline and back to attack.
  • Then with tunnel of dicks 1v1, after passing tunnel attack freely.
Everyone a ball.

  • First part slalom around pylons, possibly touching.
  • Then dribble with bench on both sides a foot.
  • Back line slides with ball above head.
  • Dribble to center line -pressing-.
  • Layup.
Everyone a ball and distribute along the length of the field

- Dribble back and forth; jump stop, pivot across or keep dribbling.
- Warm up: start slow, 50, 70, 100%.

:- Dribble left back, right back.
- 2x left, 2x right.
- Roll ball across ground, make 8s.
- Hold ball and jump with 2 legs.
- The Crab.
- Between the legs, high and low.

- Tap lines along the way.
- Along the way 5x push-ups, 10 abs, 30 seconds tap-
Low dribble; fast left/right.
- High dribble with hop, backwards. Behind the back, turn around axis. 

Standing still

- Stationary: through the legs, step out, dribble, step back, 8-tap low dribble, behind your back.
  • 3x left, 3x crossover, 3 x right.
  • Push from left to right with 1 hand.
  • Through steps, dribble backward through legs and forward again, staying on 1 line.
  • Dribble from high to low, sit and stand up again.
  • Behind your standing legs dribble.
  • 2 pawns crossover touch pylon with your hand - shield ball
  • 2 pawns, eight around pylons - 1 hand
  • row of pylons - slalom


Team often stands waiting with the whole team to take ball.

  • 1 player starts with the ball on the back line. Other players without ball.
  • On starting signal, player 1 starts dribbling the ball to the center line
  • The other players sprint to the center line.
  • Whoever is slower than player 1 sprints 1x up and down the field.
Variant: this exercise can also be done with a rebound. Trainer rebounds ball and plays ball to player 1. Rest starts from the back line.
  • Each player has a ball
  • The group is divided into 2 groups each at a ring
  • The first player of the group attacks the first cone, where he does a change of direction (variation).
  • Thus to the next cone where he repeats this until he reaches the ring on the other side, where he finishes according to the indicated variation.
Direction change variations
  • Cross over
  • Between legs
  • Behind the bag
  • Hesitation
  • Studder
shot variations
  • Lay-up
  • Reverse lay-up
  • Eurostep
  • Jump stop shot
  • Floater
  • Jump stop cross step



  •  Pass behind the back (pass at the same time)
  •  Players facing each other (throw ball up), other player passes, pass back and off own ball)
  •  Same exercise but now with clap (clap hands)
  •  Pass exercises opposite each other (1 bounce, other chest)
  •  Pass exercise (get out and pass with one hand, opposite)


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