Basketball Drill Defensive Perfection

In order to get players to concentrate on the defensive principles that you believe in and to develop the proper habits, try the following drill. We ask the players to play three perfect defensive possessions. The length of the possession is determined by our playing...

Basketball Drills Full Court 3 on 3

From the Xavier Basketball Newsletter By Mike Dunlap – Former HEAD COACH, CHARLOTTE BOBCATS We use the 3 on 3 full court game to tell us who can play and who cannot. It gives us a truthful look into our future because this game exposes players in a meaningful way....

Basketball Drills Toughener

I am posting this video to give you a visual idea of a drill that I saw current Indiana Men’s Assistant Coach Ed Schilling use in one of his practices. At the time, he was the head coach at two time Indiana High School 2A State Champion Park Tudor. I did not video the...

Basketball Drills 3 Lane Sureness

Taking care of the basketball requires many skills as well as a mindset of toughness. The video in this drill is a 3 on 3 drill to work on sureness with the basketball being conducted by Bucknell Men’s coach Dave Paulsen Make sure your sound is on. I also have the...

Basketball Drills Shaka Smart Hustle Drill

This drill was posted by Coach Trevor Daugherty on Fast Model’s Basketball Coaching Plays and Drill library. You can see all of the plays and drill they have posted on this link: Fast Model plays and drills library Coach Daugherty stated: ” This is one of my favorite...

Basketball Drills Finishing Toughness Drills

I like to end practice with a segment that works on toughness and game situations. This dril is a good way to work on developing the toughness to finish at the basket. I believe that when attacking the basket, a player’s mindset should be 1) Expect hard contact. If a...

Basketball Drills Alford Toughness Shooting

This video is of Steve Alford putting a player through a toughness shooting drill. It is a good way to get some toughness and conditioning at the end of and individual workout or practice. It forces players to make shots when tired. Either time how quickly each player...

Basketball Drills Team Fire

This is a short video of a tweak to the 3 on 2 continuous full court transition drill that can be used as a toughness drill. Make sure your sound is on as you watch. The drill starts out as “no dribble” and then the players are allowed one dribble at about the 3...

Basketball Drills Triangle Ball Toughness

This post was created by Kyle Gilreath. He is NBA Client Services Manager for FastModel Sports. He is the Head Basketball Coach at Astronaut High School in Florida. He served as an undergraduate manager as well as graduate assistant for the Florida Men’s program under...