Players set up about 10-15 feet apart as shown in video.
Players must follow their pass to the next passing position. The final (4th) pass will to a player who complete the move by shooting a lay-up.
The drill then continues in the same way, with each player having moved on one position.
Look for receivers to have their hands open and ready for the passers to make straight line accurate passes.
You can add in more basketballs once players understand the rotations.
Players start out in the corner on either side of the court.
Set up 2 cones in front of the players. The 1st cone 15 ft away. The 2nd cone 30 ft away. There will also be a chair 18-20 ft away from the basket.
Players dribble to the 1st cone and perform a change of direction dribble.
Player then dribbles around the 2nd cone and then dribbles at speed towards the chair.
When they reach the chair they should quickly change direction, move and attack the basket where they will finish with a lay-up.
One player starts in front with another behind, with a ball. The player in front has to hold up some fingers for the dribbling player to call out. Change roles after 1 minute.
2 team of players try to touch a nominated player with the ball.
The player that does manage to touch the player with the ball becomes the next player to try and avoid the ball from touching them.
To perfect the set shot let's start without the basket.
The hand should start cocked back, with the ball slightly in front of you.
As you shoot bend your knees, spring up and unfold your arm so that it straightens and flick your wrist to put back spin on the shot.
You should finish up on your toes.
Player 1 will pass the ball to player 2. Player 1 will cut around the cone and down towards the next cone where they will receive the ball from player 2. Once the ball has been received, player 1 will dribble towards the baseline and shoot. The players will then switch lines.
3 players with one ball playing inside a quarter court area. Player 3 passes to player 1 and follows their pass. After running towards player 1 player 3 then cuts away, with a change of pace and direction, running into open space. Meanwhile player 1 passes the ball to player 3.Once player 3 receives the ball they pivot and then pass the ball into the path of the running player 3 who then passes the ball back to player 1 for the drill to start again.
Players will pass their way up the court (chest or bounce pass), as shown.
Players line up on two sides, with one player stood in the middle. The ball starts on the side where there are most players lined up. The first player passes to the middle player and runs to the left to receive the return pass. Players then perform a quick one-two pass before passing the ball to the player on the opposite side. The drill then starts again, with the player who made the initial pass remaining in the middle.
One player has a ball and another player starts in the middle of a cross-shaped set of cones. On the command, Red Player 1 moves to touch one of the cones before returning back to the middle to receive a pass from White 1. The player then has to touch a different cone before returning back to the middle to receive a pass. Once the middle player has touched all four cones then the player switch over.
8 Players with 2 basketballs Player 1 starts with one ball and passes to Player 2 who in turn passes to Player 3. Players have to follow their pass. As soon as player 1 has reached the spot vacated by player 2 then player 7 steps in and passes the second ball.
01 passes to 04 and follows pass to join back of line. 04 will do the same, pass to 02 etc. Chest or bounce pass can be used.
Players get in a circle and pass the ball to anyone in the circle. On passing the ball they then follow their pass and take that persons place in the circle.
Player 1 passes to player 4 and follows their pass. Player 4 passes to player 5 and then follows their pass. This process is repeated until the ball reaches player 10 who on receiving the ball dribbles back to the start.
6 Players with 2 balls, Player 1 starts with one ball and passes to Player 5 then Player 3 whilst that is going on Player 6 starts with a ball and passes it to player 2 then player 4. Once a player has passed the ball they must follow their pass.
Players stand in a circle with one ball per group. The first player with the ball starts off by passing the ball to another player and then follows their own pass.
Simple drill to improve the technique of passing, especially ball movement towards the chest and release. The starting player rolls the ball towards the player on the other side and follows their ball, running the other side and then joins the back of the other queue. The receiving player steps forward to and pick up the ball and executes a bounce pass. The picking up of the ball and making the bounce pass must be done in one movement. Â
2 players with one ball, 4 cones. Player 1 chest passes to player 2 and then turns and runs diagonally to the first cone, touching it before returning to the starting spot to receives the return pass from player 2. Player 2 does the same as player 1. The second time round players run diagonally to touch the opposite cone.
2 players with one ball, 4 cones. Player 1 chest passes to player 2 and then turns and runs to the cone behind them, touching it before returning to the starting spot to receives the return pass from player 2. Player 2 does the same as player 1.
After passing the ball players must run around a cone before rejoining the playing area. Once players have run around a cone they are eligible to receive a pass again.
Players work in teams of 4 with 1 ball per team. Tell the players to number themselves 1 to 4 and they have to pass the ball from 1 to 2 to 3 to 4 and then to 1 again and continue. Do this for a minute so the players can get used to who passes to who. Once they have established the pattern tell the player that after they pass the ball they have to run around one of the outside corner cones before they can come in and receive the ball again.
Player 1 passes to player 3 and runs straight to receive a pass from player 3. The opposite player (2) runs towards 1 and receive a ball and then hand off pass to player 4 and goes behind them. 1 goes behind the 2nd player 1 (on the right) and the drill continues.
Player 1 passes to player 3 who then passes to player 2. Once player 3 has passed the ball he then runs to player 1 and shouts "Go", player 1 then goes to where player 3 was. Player 2 then passes to player 1 and they then pass to player 4. Player 1 then runs to player 2 and exchanges positions.
Seven players with two balls. One player is based at the circle of the free throw line (Player 2). Player 1 passes to player 2, player 1 who makes a cut and goes for a hand off pass. Player 1 passes to player 3 and goes to replace player 3. The same happens on the other side of the court using players 4, 2 and 5.
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