Basketball Drill Demonstration


Players get into partners and then everyone lines up on the baseline. One player is the attacker and one is the defender. The defender needs to try and stay in line with the attacker while the attacker is trying to break away from the defender by going from side to side. Players swap roles after 15 seconds and then the next pair go

Coaching points


  • Make sure a low stance is kept throughout the drill

  • Remember to keep light on your feet when defending so you can change direction easier

  • Keep arms out wide to make yourself seem bigger and to limit the attackers space

Created by Michael, Basketball Coach, England

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