Practicing some basketball drills doesn’t necessarily have to only be on the court. It’s always a great idea to practice your drills every day whether you have access to a court or not. How you ask? We’ll show you! Below are some drills you can practice at HOME that will help step up your basketball game. All you need is a ball and some minimal space!
Warm Up Drills
Ball Slaps – Slap the ball from one hand to the other continuously.
Finger Taps – Hold the basketball out in front of you, with your elbows locked, and tap the ball quickly back and forth, using only your fingertips.
Recommended to wrap 50 times around, in both directions.
Around Ankles – wrap the ball around your ankles without letting the ball touch the ground.
Around Waist – wrap the ball around your waist.
Around Head – wrap the ball around your head.
Around the World – combining all wraps: ankles, waist, and head, into one. Start by wrapping around your head, bringing it down to the waist, then ankles. Once you get to the ankles, wrap it back up to your waist, then head, and repeat.
Around Right Leg – with your right leg in front and your left in back, wrap the ball around your right leg.
Around Left Leg – with your left leg in front and you right in back, wrap the ball around your left leg.
Figure 8 Around Legs – wrap the ball in a figure 8 around your legs.
Recommended to do each motion 50 times, with your right then your left
Ankle Height with Right/Left Hand – dribbling the ball ankle high with your right hand then switch to left hand.
Waist Height with Right/Left Hand – in the basketball stance, pound the ball as hard as you can, at waist height, with your right hand then switch the left hand.
Shoulder Height with Right/Left Hand – pound the ball as hard as you can while dribbling, at shoulder length, with your right hand then switch to left hand.
Around Right Leg with Right Hand – in a wide stance, with the ball low to the ground, dribble the ball in a circle around your right leg with only your right hand.
Around Left Leg with Left Hand – in a wide stance, with the ball low to the ground, dribble the ball in a circle around your left leg with only your left hand.
Figure 8 – in a wide stance, dribble the ball in a figure 8 around both legs using both hands.
Front V-Dribble with Right/Left Hand – using your right hand, dribble the ball from side to side in a shape of a V in front of your body then switch to your left.
Side V-Dribble with Right/Left Hand – using your right hand, dribble the ball backwards and forwards beside your body in the shape of a V then switch to your left.
One Hand Between the Legs with Right/Left Hand – using your right hand, dribble the ball backwards and forwards, between your legs, then switch to your left
We can’t wait to see all the drills you’ve been practicing on the court at Nike Basketball 3ON3 2021!
12/2/2022 03:38:43 am
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3/16/2023 01:40:23 am
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