Basketball drills

Basketball Drills

Here we have a number of basketball drills with video demonstrations including ball handling, shooting drills, passing drills, defence practices and one to one games.

Basketball One On One Games

The one-on-one section will help players learn how to cope with a one-on-one situation from both an attacking and defending point of view. Shoot the Banker – The aim is to improve offensive moves, and the bank shot. Player 1 starts near the corner and is offensive. Player 2 is defensive and stands near player 1. …

Basketball Defence Drills

The Defense section will help improve your game when you do not have possession of the ball. Jump to the Ball – The aim is to improve defensive positioning. Start with 2 offensive players at the top of the key, one either side and 2 more offensive players in the wing positions. Defenders start by the …

Basketball Ball Handling Drills

Improve your ball control with our 8 Basketball Ball Handling Drills. Each drill has a video demonstration, organisational instructions, and coaching points. Control your Moves The aim is to improve control and handling, dribbling. The player starts by dribbling forward 3 to 5 bounces. On the last bounce, the player stops, catches the ball in …

Basketball Passing Drills

Basketball passing drills and practices aim to develop passing accuracy, technique, and awareness. The basic passes including chest pass, behind the back pass and side pass, are covered with small games to put them into practice. Chest Pass The aim is to improve the chest pass technique. This is the simplest, and most used pass in …

Basketball Shooting Drills

This section aims to provide simple basketball drills and coaching that will teach players of all ages and abilities how to play basketball and develop game specific techniques. Simply click any of the links below for explanations, information and coaching videos. Left to right The aim is to improve set and jump shot technique. Player …