The Tom Crean Cut Series is a drill that that comes to us via his "Individual Improvement Drills" video. The drill is shown below in diagrams along with a video clip below the diagrams. We are now watching this video in the Hoops U. Basketball Coaching Academy and you can watch the entire video in our Film Room. Purpose: To work on the skill … [Read more...]
Looking for basketball drills? In this section you will find many basketball drills from the fundamental to the innovative! Browse these pages to find shooting drills, rebounding drills, passing drills, and many more types of basketball drills. We cover all ages and experience levels including youth basketball, high school basketball, and even college and professional basketball drills.
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Getting physically and mentally ready for the upcoming season is one of the major pillars for success. We've all seen teams that are not properly conditioned wear out during the latter stages of the game and get run off the court. The truth is that today's basketball is a game of movement, transition, and driving to the bucket for layups or … [Read more...]
With the recent passing of Coach Pat Summitt, we wanted to do what we can do here at Hoops U ... and what we can do is share the legacy of one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time. Below, you will find 2 drills from Coach Summitt. Also, be sure to check out her 'Definite Dozen' from our Motivating Stories section. For members of … [Read more...]
This article originally appeared over at the Hoops U. Academy. If you're not yet a member, be sure to check out the Hoops U. Basketball Academy. The following is Coach Howie Landa's list of 13 offensive moves in basketball (perform on both sides for 26)! If the moves are hard to understand by description alone, be sure to watch his Motion … [Read more...]
This series of 5 basketball shooting drills are designed to practice 3-point shooting in a team setting. All players can practice their perimeter shooting in a team setting while still getting plenty of reps. The 5 three-point shooting drills you will find in the .pdf below are: Line Jumps Competition Full Court 3's Flash, Catch, And … [Read more...]
This basketball shooting workout is geared toward the high school age level guard, however, these shooting drills are excellent for any position at any level. The workout contain 8 shooting drills, several with variations for additional moves. Finishing School Cone Line Series L-Cuts with Shooting Series 5 Spot Shooting Post … [Read more...]
From finishing moves to dribbling skills, the NBA Basketball Skill Workout will have you handling the basketball and scoring like a pro! This workout contains 8 scoring and ball-handling skills drills: Finishing School Finishing School (middle) 2 Step Change of Directions Jordan Drill 4 Cone Tight Spaces Drill Quick Reaction Triple … [Read more...]
Purpose: To practice ball-handling, controlling, and protecting the basketball on the dribble. Also helps to develop vision and reaction. This is a fun youth basketball drill but can be used at any age (older kids will have fun because they probably played this when young). It's a fun way to end practice and also a great drill for camp … [Read more...]
In this clinic video, Holger Geschwindner, mentor and shooting coach of German NBA superstar Dirk Nowitzki, teaches fundamental shooting skills and drills. Take the time to watch this video and be ready to take notes! Coach Geschwindner does a fantastic job of breaking down shooting and scoring by improving upon footwork, balance, finishing … [Read more...]
This basketball shooting workout is specifically designed for players who play the forward position. The Forward Scoring Workout contains 7 shooting drills that emulate game-type scoring situations. The drills found in the .pdf below include: Contested Mikan Drill Quick Ups Mid-Range Consequence Shooting High Post Quick Reads Pick … [Read more...]
This set of college dual guard shooting drills are essentially scoring drills. 3 drills are designed to help basketball players work on scoring off of different types of cuts. Each drill is diagrammed to show how to execute it with a partner and in solo practice sessions. The 3 scoring drills in the .pdf below are: Shooting off of a slide or … [Read more...]
The Kyrie Irving Scoring Workout is a series of 5 shooting drills that will help you become a better scorer. This series contains a variety of drills and moves so score off the dribble and off of screens like Kyrie Irving. The 5 scoring drills in the .pdf below are: Spin Move to Jump Shot Baseline Screen to Shot Attack the Hedge Iso … [Read more...]