This drill will improve dribbling and dribble moves with many repetitions in a short period of time. Inform players that they can also do this drill at home in their basement or driveway.
The Drill:Each player has a ball and will dribble between the chairs, making a prescribed dribble-move at each chair. We do the same move at each of the six chairs and will do one or two "laps" through the chairs for each dribble move (depending on how much time we want to spend on the drill). Some of the dribble moves (see Dribbling) that we use are:
(1) the crossover dribble
(2) in-and-out move
(3) behind the back move
(4) thru the legs dribble
(5) spin move
We start with the left hand. After doing all the moves left-handed, we turn the chairs around, start from the opposite side and do all the same moves with the right hand.
This drill will help develop your player's dribble moves and ball-handling. We have all players, including post players, do this drill. You may be surprised at the improvement that you will see over the course of the season if you frequent this drill for 5-10 minutes.
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