Youth Dribbling & Ball Handling Drills. 1. Maravich Stationary Ball Handling Drills - These are beginner drills to help develop better hand-eye coordination and a feel for the basketball. 2. 2-1-0 Dribbling Drills - These are beginner progressions for teaching basketball moves to your players. 3.
Youth Basketball Drills & Sample Practice Plans © Page 2 Toe Touches This is a simple stretch where players stand straight with their legs together and feet flat on the ground. The player then SLOWLY attempts to touch their toes while keeping their knees/legs straight. The players should not bounce when attempting to touch their toes. Quad Stretch
Youth Basketball Drills for Footwork. Long & Low Triple Threat Drill; Quick Stance Drill; Quick Stop Drill; Game Situation Footwork Drill; Jump Stop Footwork Drill; Stance & Start Footwork Drill; V Cut Drill; 1 Ball Limbo Drill; Youth Basketball Drills for Passing and Ballhandling. Passing and Catching Basics for Youth Basketball; Dribble Drive Basics for Kids
The defender tries to keep the ball out of the middle of the floor. Key is not to let an offensive player get angles around for a drive to the basket. Keep the ball in front and make the offensive player take a jump shot and not get beat on drive. The play is not over until defense gets the ball or the offense scores.
Start directly in front of the rim close enough for a layup. Take a big step with your left foot towards the right side of the basket and jump off of that same left foot. Lift your right knee up as you shoot your layup off the backboard with your right hand. Get your rebound as it comes through the net.
Chase down layups is used to teach players to finish layups at full speed and with pressure. Since youth basketball is normally decided by which team makes more layups, this is a basketball drill you must use often. Setup: The drill begins with two lines of players down each end of the floor. One offensive line and one defensive line.
Kids enjoy fast paced drills and practices. They don’t like waiting around and they lose focus when things are moving slowly. So you must keep them moving at all times. Your players should not be standing in lines waiting. They should move from drill to drill efficiently, and they should participate in drills that are highly active and fast paced.
A fun, fast-paced basketball drill for kids - works on shooting free throws under pressure and high-speed ballhandling. Setup Divide the team into two groups, and have them form two lines - the shooting team at the free throw line with two balls, and the dribbling team where the sideline meets baseline, each with their own ball.
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