Basketball Player Development Series with Tim Springer - College Point-Guard Workout

From the Coach’s Clipboard Basketball Playbook

This page presents a number of excellent individual player development work-outs and drills shared by basketball coach and trainer Tim Springer of San Antonio, TX. Included are many of the training drills used by several top NBA players.

Training Coach Tim Springer

Coach Tim Springer is the founder of Spartan Basketball in the San Antonio area. Coach Springer has trained over 500 players and coaches in the San Antonio Basketball Community.

His program features:
  • Premier Basketball Camps (San Antonio and surrounding areas)
  • High Intensity Skills Clinics
  • Private Lessons for Basketball Players of All Ages (San Antonio and surrounding areas)
  • Training for Club and School Season Tryouts
  • San Antonio Coaches Clinics
  • Clinics at the AT & T Center - same court as the San Antonio Spurs and San Antonio Silver Stars play on!
  • Spartan Character Classes - teaching goal setting, planning workouts, and overall character development

College Point-Guard Workout

2 Ball Passing With Slides

Diagram A. Coach and player slide to half court and back passing 2 balls.

basketball guard drill - 2 Ball Passing With Slides

Full Court Tennis Ball Catch and Shoot

Diagram B. While dribbling down the court, the player pass and catches the tennis ball from the coach. This can also be done using a retreat dribble.

basketball guard drill - Full Court Tennis Ball Catch and Shoot

2 Step Floater Series

Diagram C. Player catches and goes into 2 steps and shoots floater from all angles. Make 20 with last 5 in a row.
Angles: Down the middle, Down the lane line, From the wing off the glass, Baseline
**Taking away the dribble allows the player to focus on footwork and release.

basketball guard drill - 2 Step Floater Series

Pass and Cut-Catch & Shoot-One Dribble Jump Shot

Diagram D. 1 makes a move on the cone and makes a air pass off the dribble to the coach. After passing they cut to the opposite corner.
Diagram E. Coach then gives 1 a skip pass for a catch and shoot. After the shot 1 flashes to the top for a one dribble jump shot.

basketball guard drill - Pass and Cut-Catch & Shoot-One Dribble Jump Shot basketball guard drill - Pass and Cut-Catch & Shoot-One Dribble Jump Shot

Pick and Roll Scoring Series

Diagram F. Player uses chair into high pick and roll series.
Shots: vs soft hedge, vs hard hedge, split screen, vs ice, shoot behind the screen, reject screen, elbow bounce out, put in jail, attack the switch.

basketball guard drill - Pick and Roll Scoring Series

Triple Threat Help Attacks

Diagram G. Coach passes to player. Player quickly reads coach's foot and attacks then makes move on cone (help defense).
Progression: 1 dribble jump shot.

basketball guard drill - Triple Threat Help Attacks

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