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The Amazing Spider Dribble

This basketball drill focuses on ball control and movement on the court. While you will probably never perform the spider dribble during a game, the drill is excellent at building your basketball handling skills.   The steps to this basketball drill Start by spreading your legs approximately shoulder width apart, bending your knees slightly while […]

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Wall Bounce Dribble

One of the first basketball drill often taught is the Wall Bounce Dribble.  This basketball drill really helps to improve strength in your fingers, wrists, and arms. For this basketball drill, all you need is a basketball and a wall.   Wall Bounce dribble steps Stand next to a wall Dribble your basketball at shoulder height against […]

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Benefit from basketball drills and training

The best way to benefit from basketball drills and training To really see gains in your basketball abilities, the right basketball drills and training is critical. There are not many sports in which you need to maintain tons of high levels of energy for long periods of time. Basketball requires a lot of stamina and endurance. It is important to focus on that […]

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Power Stairs Speed and Endurance Drill

One excellent way to increase both your speed and vertical leap is by exercising with either a stair climber, or making use of stadium steps.  This is an old method but works extremely well to build power and strength to assist in your jumping ability and overall speed on the court. Power stairs in the home […]

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Figure Eight Dribble

When performing in this basketball drill, it is important to focus on your positioning. Stand in a position whereby your feet are approximately shoulder width apart. Place one foot in front of the other foot, and keep your knees bent. With your left hand, dribble the ball around your left foot from front to back. When the ball reaches […]

Excellent Speed and Agility Drills

Speed on the court is extremely important in the game of basketball.  Not everyone who plays the game is lucky enough to be born with genes that will make them sprout up to over six feet tall.  Having speed on the court will help anyone, large or small really move whether on offence or defence. […]

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Enhanced Ball Control and Dribbling

Being able to move with the basketball with ease whether strolling down the court, or sprinting to the basket is an important skill.  It is vital that you have excellent ball control at all times could mean the difference of winning or losing a game.  Players with poor dribbling and ball handling skills can completely […]

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Gain Speed with this Butt Kick Exercise

This basketball drill really helps to build your speed on the court. While you may think this is more of a drill fro track runners, this really helps build stamina, speed, and agility on the court. Steps to this drill Stand in a spot, bending your body forward slightly. Sprint in place, but don’t just […]

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Build up your defense with these fun basketball drills

Being a strong defender is going to make you a better all around player.  It is true when people say that the best offence is a good defence as your goal when playing basketball is not just to score for your team.  Your goal should be to prevent your opponent from scoring while helping your […]

Advanced Offensive Dribble

This is one of the best basketball drills out there! When watching basketball, you will notice that the best scorers use skills and techniques similar to what you will be learning in this drill. A good offensive player understands that you need to create space between the defender and yourself.  Creating the space To effectively […]