Short on time? That's where our weekly Basketball lesson plans come in handy!

Throughout the season our resident coaches share what they are coaching with you so you can use it too. No two weeks are the same.

  • All plans contain videos and diagrams. Watch the videos to quickly understand how to run the session
  • Clear instructions, coaching points and progressions allow you to coach with confidence and challenge your players
  • Read the plans on any mobile, tablet or computer. You can save the plan as a PDF or print a copy to take on the pitch/court.

Latest Basketball Plans

Basketball Lesson Plan: Small Forward Development Guide
Small Forward Development Guide

Complete versatility! Coaching the fundamentals to develop an effective small forward

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Basketball Lesson Plan: Stop Travelling! Improve Footwork Skills - Pivoting, Passing and Cutting + Improve Shooting at Game Speed
Stop Travelling! Improve Footwork Skills - Pivoting, Passing and Cutting.

Stop Travelling - Get your players to master the pivot. A simple technical session which focuses on your players pivoting, cutting and passing. No dribbling allowed!

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Basketball Lesson Plan: Stop Travelling! Improve Footwork Skills - Pivoting, Passing and Cutting + Improve Shooting at Game Speed
Shooting at Game Speed

Sprint shooting session! Get your players to practice shooting accurately at game speed to improve their shooting percentage!

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Basketball Lesson Plan: Help Defence - Covering and Recovery Defensive Techniques
Help Defence - Covering and Recovery Defensive Techniques

Defence wins you championships! Coach your team how to cover, help and recover on defence and build a team difficult to beat.

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All our plans are written with a clear goal in mind, to help you improve a key area of your players' game through simple drills, conditioned games and skill practices.

We work with a large number of coaches and sports educators so that we can bring you the widest range of ideas and coaching for all ages and abilities. All our plans have been tried and tested. We find out what works and what doesn't, saving you time and helping you to get results with your team/players... fast!

You can coach these sessions as they are or alternatively use them as a springboard for your own ideas.

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Great tool for bringing focus to practices. Began using it last year and my basketball team improved dramatically, winning the Conference Championship.

Eric Mello, Coach
USA

Very useful format and descriptions of drills. I am using Sportplan to update and formalise my trainings.

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Australia

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Pakistan

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