Basketball drills for warming-up

  1. Wave from mid-court. (Tempo)
  2. Free-throws 2x2 p.p. After 2 shots. Slides from back-court to mid. Sprint back. (Tempo)
  3. Shooting drill bucket. 2 rows under the basket. One with ball. Get ball from passer just outside bucket. Shooter rebounds own shot. Change rows. Pass-shot-rebound in quick order.
  4. If we run two line lay-ups. Always with an outlet. Tempo!
  5. Or 3 rows.
    • 1 (3) low. 1 with ball left or right side wing.
    • Pass row 2 to 1.
    • Row 3 (under basket?
      • rebound.
      • Rebounder (3) to 1.
      • Shooter/lay-up (1) to 2,
      • Passer (2) to 3.

  • Row A, half number of players. Left side axis half.
  • Pawn at three-point line on left side of field. Spindribble right, coming out at head of bucket set or jumpshot.
  • Finish with jump stop, around your man (pawn), right hand without board from in front of the basket.
  • Row B, half number of players. Right side of the court.
  • 1st pawn cross dribble left/right, 2nd pawn reverse dribble, 3rd pawn 2x through legs.
  • The worker moves about 4 metres in front of the declarer in a defensive position, i.e. slightly through the knees.
  • The worker catches and throws the ball with one hand, then 'slides' in the opposite direction.
  • The thrower catches and throws the ball with the other hand and moves back.
  • The exercise is always performed in a defensive position and therefore puts a lot of strain on the upper leg muscles.
  • Pay attention to good catching and throwing while 'hurting'.
  • There is a cone 6 metres in front of the declarant.
  • The worker walks to the cone, makes an evasive move and walks backwards.
  • Throw the ball in front of the worker.
  • Immediately play it back, walk to the cone again and swerve in the other direction.
  • Most players will catch the ball with one hand and throw it back, using the outside hand.
  • The worker walks at about 5 meters distance to the left and right of the declarer,
  • The handler throws with two hands when the worker is at the turning point.
  • Make sure the ball is thrown in front of the worker and that the body is turned in before the ball is caught.
  • The turning point can be marked, with experienced players this is not necessary.
  • Experienced players should keep running until the ball is thrown, the declarer has the task of estimating distances.
  • One player is the worker and one player is the declarator.
  • The worker comes running from about 10 meter towards the declarer, the ball is thrown with two hands.
  • The worker stops, catches the ball with two hands, throws it back with two hands and walks back to starting position.
  • Perform the exercise ten times and then change tasks.
  • As an exercise throw and catch, but the ball is played at knee height.
  • Pay particular attention to the pins, which are a little closer together and point to the ground.

  • The ball is held at the side with relaxed and spread fingers.
  • the palms of the hands must not touch the ball.
  • The thumbs are behind the ball;
  • the thumbs are behind the ball, and imaginary lines are drawn along the length of the thumbs,
  • Then they must cross in the 'heart' of the ball. .
  • the elbows are bent beside the body; the points are pointing to the ground.
  • the ball is held in front of the diaphragm.
  • in the face of an aggressive defender, the ball is brought up over the head or towards the hip;
  • in the latter case, one foot is placed in the direction of the opponent;
  • the elbows are slightly spread.

  • The feet are in a small scissor or parallel position.
  • Knees slightly bent; torso slightly forward.
  • bodyweight above both feet.
  • the ball is held at chest level with the fingertips; thumbs behind the ball.
  • the elbows point backwards and are not too close to the body. eyes directed at the goal.
  • By extending the arms and the back leg, the ball is pushed away and guided for as long as possible; the ball leaves the hands via the fingertips.
  • At the end of the action, the palms point outwards and the thumbs downwards;
  • this is caused by the forceful folding of the wrists.
  • The body weight is transferred to the front foot through the entire action.
  • The pass is often supported by a step with the front leg in the direction of the goal.
  • The chest pass can also be performed in a sideways direction; pivoting in the direction of the goal is necessary for this.
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