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Dribbling - Full-Court Zig Zag Drill [ARTICLE]

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Setup: Use one basketball and one player. The player starts on the baseline with the ball. Execution: 1. The player takes two dribbles to the right...... Continue

Primary Break Drill [ARTICLE]

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Setup: Use five players and one basketball. All five players are lined up across the baseline. As soon as everyone is in place, the coach takes a shot. Player...... Continue

Post Reversal Drill - How To Use A Defenders Aggressiveness Against Them [ARTICLE]

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As a power forward or center, learning the value of reversing the ball is one of the first things you should learn. In the post, position reigns supreme, and if your post players know...... Continue

Guard to Forward Passing Patterns [ARTICLE]

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GUARD-TO-FORWARD-PASS-PATTERN - Focus: All-purpose offense, guard-to-forward pass pattern. Procedure: Players begin on the half court. Follow these...... Continue

Why Basketball 1-on-1 Drills Are Ruining Your Game [ARTICLE]

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Pop quiz. What's the quickest way to get better? Practice, right? The more repetitions you get, the faster you improve. But is that really true? Can you really become the next Steph Curry by shooting 2,000 shots every night...... Continue

Continuation Passing Drill [ARTICLE]

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Our drills at Dalton State are designed for us to specifically work on fundamentals that we actually use in games. We feel it is vital for every player to maximize their strengths and minimize their weaknesses. However, with...... Continue

The Best Drills for Basketball [ARTICLE]

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The right tools can be the difference between success and failure in life. It follows that the right basketball drills could give you the edge you need to get to the next level. As a basketball player, I was blessed to play at the Division I...... Continue

How to Get Your Team to Play More Up-Tempo [ARTICLE]

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There are many different things coaches must focus on during basketball practice–shooting, dribbling, techniques, plays…the list goes on and on. But how often to you spend on getting your team to play more up-tempo? These drills will help to get...... Continue

Develop Your Team's Fast Break Skills With the Four-Pass Drill [ARTICLE]

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The Four-Pass Drill calls for four quick bullet passes leading to a layup without dribbling. It teaches players to run and pass the ball at top speed. Too many times, we allow players to play at 80% effort in practice, yet we expect them to...... Continue

Basketball Passing Drills That Teach the Fundamentals [ARTICLE]

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Basketball would be boring without the simple art of passing. Passing drills are crucial for young players who are learning the game. Do you really know the best situation to use a bounce pass or a chest pass? ... Continue