Players will set out as shown in the animation.
The top line will have a basketball. The first player in the line will pass to the person on the right wing.
After making the pass the player will run and set a screen for the player on the left wing.
The player will curl around off the screen for a short shot. The player who shoots will get the rebound and pass the ball back out to the line at the top. That player will then run out to the right win and become the next passer.
Players will set up as shown in the animation. With the basketball starting in the corner line.
The ball will be passed from the corner to the line at the top.
Once passed that player will run towards the free-throw line and receive the ball back.
When that pass has been made, the player from the top line will run around the cone and towards the basket where they will receive the ball for a shot.
Players will switch lines.
Players and cones will be set out as shown in animation.
Player 1 will pass to player 2. After Player 1 passes they will cut down towards the baseline, after a few steps they will cut back across towards the ball where they will receive a pass where they will catch and shoot.
Player 1 will get the rebound and pass the ball out to player 2.
Player 2 will pass the ball to the player at the front of the line and will join the back.
Player 1 will become the next passer
Players will set out as shown in animation.
The player in the line at the top will dribble down towards the 3 point line.
As the player at the top is dribbling, the player at the front of the other line will cut around the cones towards the middle of the free-throw line. The player will catch and shoot the ball.
After the player shoot, they will get their own rebound, dribble around and pass it to the next player in the top line.
The passer and the shooter will switch lines.
Players and cones set out as shown in animation.
The basketball will be passed from the line at the top to the player stood in the corner.
Once the player in the corner has the ball, the player in the top line will run around the cone and towards the side of the free-throw line where they will catch the ball and shoot.
The player that shoots the ball will get their own rebound and pass to the player in the corner. Who will then pass to the next player without a ball in the top line.
After the player rebounds, he becomes the next passer in the corner.
The player underneath the basket begins with a ball and tosses if off the backboard, simulating a rebound. They then pass to the point guard on the wing and sprints forward, while the player on the wing dribbles with quick feet through the cones. Once the player dribbling has reach the end of the cones, they will then pass to the player on the run for a lay up.
Two players (blue) with the ball start from the half way line. They're playing against Red 1 and Red 2. After the attackers have had their shot the 2 defenders must box out and claim the rebound. Once the drill is complete players rotate: Attackers become the new defenders, the defending pair leave the court and swap with a new pair who are the new attackers! Continue until every pair has had a go.
Player 1 passes across to player 2. Player 1 will then cut around the cone near the baseline and back up towards the 3 point line. When Player 1 gets to this position player 2 will pass to player 1. Player 2 will then run around the cone and cut towards the basket where he will receive a pass from player 1 and shoot the ball.
Within half court only, offensive team must try to make 15 consecutive passes. The defensive team must try to intercept or deflect the passes. No dribbling.
Blue 1 and Blue 3 must try to exchange passes. White 1, the defender must try to intercept or deflect the pass.
The person in the middle will receive the basketball from the player on the side, once the person in the middle has the ball they will throw it straight back to the same person. They will then turn to the other side and repeat this. They will continue to repeat this until they reach the half way line. Once they get to the half way line the players on the side lines will turn and dribble back. Once they get around 20 feet away from the basket, one at a time they will perform a "give and go" or 1-2 pass for a lay-up.
3 lines with the basketball starting in the middle. The ball is passed to a side, then back to the middle and then over to the other side. The ball is always passed back to the middle. Once the half court has been reached the players on the side will turn back the other way and run towards the basket. The player in the middle with the ball will dribble down the middle and make a pass to one of the players for a lay-up.
Red 1 shoots a free throw. Players O1, O2 and O3 rebound the ball, fill the lanes. Red 1 plays defence. 2 cones at the halfway line. The wing players must go around the cones. After finishing fast break the shooter becomes defender and 3 players goes against 1 to the opposite basket.
Players are numbered from one to five with player number one starting with the ball to the right of the key. player number one will then pass the ball to player number two, following the direction of their pass and joining the left hand side of the court behind player number four. Player number two will then pass to number three, also following their pass and the movement continues... Once the players have reached the other side of the court the player with the ball should make make a layup and attempt to score.
For this drill the minimum number is 8 players but more players can participate by joining to form a queue behind number 2, 3, or 4 on either side. Although only shown on the left side of the court, this drill is run simultaneously on both sides. The aim of this drill is to look at good passing to a moving player and the ability to send a good pass for a player to perform a lay-up without needing to put the ball on the floor or travel.
(i) player now makes a v cut, imagines the defender is over-playing him and makes a Back Cut or backdoor cut receive phantom pass. (ii) Receives the ball and shoots.
Player 1 rolls the ball out to player 2, who in turn picks the ball up and gives a bounce pass to player 3 (in one action). Player 1 then goes behind player 4 and player 2 goes behind player 3 so the practice keeps going. A progression would be to introduce a chest pass
The player on the elbow closest to the ball (ballside) will set a downscreen for the player on the block to sprint to the three point line to receive the pass from the inbounder. Two players weakside simply space out to the three point line.
Player 1 (Blue) is trying to catch the other players whilst in possession of the ball.
Players work with a ball each and pass the ball against the wall so that the wall bounce passes the ball back to you. Repeat.
Two players standing opposite each other. Both pass the ball to each other using chest passes.
Players set up a circle with one defender in the middle and one ball per group. The players on the outside of the circle must pass the ball and try to keep it away from the defender. The defender stays in the middle until they steal or deflect the ball. When that happens, the pass who threw the pass will become the next defender.
Pass back to the person that passed it to you. Work around clockwise to begin then progress to 1,2,3,4 calling out 5s name before passing to him/her.
Setup the practice as shown. Player 1 passes to player 2 before running up to first cone and receiving the pass back from player 2. They then make a cross-court pass to player 3 before running around the cones to receive the pass back player 3. They then turn and shoot.
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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