8 Minutes - Running your offense with no defense 8 Minutes - Running your offense against live defenders. If you have a more advanced team that is in the 7th or 8th grade, you could spend up to 70% to 90% of your practice drills against live defenders. Modifications to Adjust Difficulty of Drills
Have them put their hands up with their arms outstretched. Have them take a step to the right side with their right foot while dragging the left foot as they step. Repeat this 3 or 4 times. Now have them do the same motion only to the left side, stepping to with the left foot to the left and dragging the right foot.
It’s important for all coaches to use proven basketball drills that will improve their players. Below I've listed 27 drills and games, and described them in full detail including how the drills works, the purpose, how to set it up, instructions, variations, and coaching points. You'll find 50+ more basketball drills in the links under each ...
Youth Basketball Drills for Passing and Ballhandling. Passing and Catching Basics for Youth Basketball; Dribble Drive Basics for Kids; 4-Step Ball Handling Circuit; 3 on 0 Fast Break (video) 3 Man Weave & Chase the Point Guard; Basic Principles of Ballhandling and Dribbling (video) Fun Youth Basketball Drills. Loose Ball Scramble, Happy Handful Relays
By: Brendan Winters NOTE: This blog was updated on 3/25/20 from it’s original version to include better videos and more up to date information. Ten years after co-founding Pro Skills Basketball and coaching kids from 2nd grade through 12th grade year-round through our AAU basketball teams, summer camps, and clinics, I have a pretty good grasp on the areas most youth basketball players need ...
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Have the players get in a line and assign each player a number. Have the even numbers line up on one sideline, and the odd numbers line up on the opposite side. The coach will stand right in the middle of the court with a basketball. Assign one basket for each team.
Introduce drills that seem more like games to keep the attention of the children. A regular pass and shooting drill may be so boring that children act out. Instead, try playing games like "Red Light, Green Light." All of the children grab a basketball. When you call "green light," they dribble with their dominant hand.
1 starts the drill by passing to 2. 2 passes back and 1 hits 3 for a lay-up. 2 rebounds the ball out of the net and the players head back to the end where they started. 1 sprints around the cone that are there to teach players to run wide, and 3 sprints out to the opposite wing.