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.
This is a great basketball drill for players to practice shooting with perfect form and also a for coaches to teach and correct shooting form. Setup: Players form three lines a couple of feet out from the basket. Use both ends of the court if possible so that kids get to take more shots. Every players has a basketball. How it Works:
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3 Drills for Cutting and Screening - These are foundational drills for teaching your players how to move without the basketball. 2. String Spacing - Dribble at Wing - This teaches your players how to move to an open spot when dribble penetration occurs.
If you’re searching for [tag]basketball drills for elementary kids [/tag], you should try this out! I coach the “litte guys” – ages 7-8. One of our favorite [tag]basketball drills [/tag] to teach aggression, dribbling and individual defense is to have two lines of kids on the baseline.
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