Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs is a master of creating his own shot in space and in using the pick-and-roll. This workout, based on the types of shots Tony Parker takes, will help you develop the ability to score from situations that occur in games. Tony Parker Scoring Series Workout … [Read more...]
Basketball Shooting Drills
Check out the basketball shooting drills and workouts designed to help improve your team as well as individual shooting skills. Ultimately, in order to win basketball games, you have to score more than the opponent. The following shooting drills can help improve shooting fundamentals and shooting percentages.
You will find many more basketball shooting drills as a member of the Hoops U. Basketball Coaching Academy!
Purpose: To work on shooting and finishing strong at the basket while being fouled. Contact and fouls are a part of the game and players who can play with poise and skill through that contact will have an advantage during physical games. The blocking pad is used to create safe contact so neither the shooter or fouler will get hurt. The following … [Read more...]
Purpose: To work on shooting while being distracted and disrupted by a defender. Drill: 2 players and 1 basketball are required for this drill. O1 starts under the basket with the basketball. O2 starts at the top of the key. O1 begins by passing the basketball to O2. O2 receives the pass and shoots the ball while O1 runs at him attempting … [Read more...]
Purpose: To work on cutting to the low post, receiving the pass, and finishing with a post move and score. Perimeter players also work on passing into the low post. This drill specifically allows the entire team to work on low post shooting in a quick, simple manner that is especially useful if there is only one coach or one basketball hoop … [Read more...]
1) Purpose: The purpose of this drill is to teach basketball players the proper technique of coming to a two-footed jump stop before shooting a layup. Drill 1 - Drive Baseline, Jump Stop Layup Drill: The first player in line starts in a corner and drives hard to the basket. A good jump stop must be executed to shoot the layup. Rebound the … [Read more...]
Purpose: To improve free throw shooting percentage by incorporating a competitive situation into team free throw practice. Drill: Place all of the player's names on a poster or board (or even just use a spreadsheet). To help prepare the poster, the players shall pair off and shoot 25 free throws each. The coach then writes the names in order, … [Read more...]
Purpose: To develop the skills needed for 2 potential post shots; off the cross screen and off the high post flash. Drill: Players form into groups of 4 at each basket; 2 basketballs at each basket. The drill begins with O4 setting a cross screen for O3. After O3 slips past, O4 flashes to the high post, receives a pass from O1, turns and … [Read more...]
Purpose: Develop shooting accuracy through repetition. Helps you get shots off more quickly and more accurately. Also a good conditioning drill. Drill: Player 1 begins with a basketball. Player 2 is the rebounder and passer. Player 1 will begin with #1 (see below) and shoot for :30 seconds. Partners will switch roles and player 2 will shoot for … [Read more...]
Purpose: To work on shooting in a competitive situation. Drill: Divide the squad into three groups; each with a basketball. Place three basketballs on the free throw line at the opposite end of the court. On 'go' signal, the first player in each group shoots a jump shot. If the shot is made, the player gets own rebound and shoots a layup. … [Read more...]
Purpose: To develop and improve shooting in a game-like situation utilizing passing, screening, rebounding, and patterned movement. Drill: As the drill name states, this is a 12 player, 4 ball shooting drill. It can be used as a warm-up drill or as a competitive drill by competing against the clock to score a predetermined number of … [Read more...]