Basketball Passing Drills

There is a variety of different passing types, with the most commonly used being the chest and bounce.

Use the passing drills and videos below to develop your players' accuracy and skills in performing the basics as well as advanced passes including the overhead, wrap around, baseball, dribble, behind-the-back and pick and roll passes.

The drills and video develop your players' passing skills using games, 1-5 post passing, 2 on 2, 2v1, three man, 3v1v1, 3v 2 and eight man passing drills.

Passing in basketball

  • Use two hands - this will give you more control of the ball
  • Step into your pass - this will give you more power and control in the pass
  • Always follow through - your hands should follow the direction of the ball