By keeping dribbling simple and making learning fun, young children will feel more confident and more compelled to try to dribble earlier in this early learning basketball development process. Keeping basketball simple and making dribbling fun does take a concerted effort, but you no longer have to guess about how it is done.
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These games could be used for players of all ages but would probably work best for younger players (age 10 or below) still learning the basics of dribbling. 1. Dribble Tag: While dribbling the basketball, and without double-dribbling or traveling, players must tag other players. Once other players have been “tagged”, they are out of the game.
10 Essential Dribbling Drills for Youth Basketball Players. There are certain drills we want our youth players to do daily in their development and throughout their careers to reinforce their foundation. The ball handling routine, 10 Essential Dribbling Drills for Youth Players, is something I still do on a regular basis prior to my workout. The key is to not just do the drills, but to always remember their key points of emphasis while you execute the drill.
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Right-Hand Pound Dribble: Stand with feet about shoulder-width apart and bend at the knee for a lower stance. Put right hand (or fingertips) on the training cone. Pound the basketball with the right hand repeatedly for thirty seconds. The basketball should come off the tips of the fingers.
Youth Dribbling & Ball Handling Drills. 1. Maravich Stationary Ball Handling Drills - These are beginner drills to help develop better hand-eye coordination and a feel for the basketball. 2. 2-1-0 Dribbling Drills - These are beginner progressions for teaching basketball moves to your players. 3.
How to Dribble a Basketball in 7 Steps. Step #1 - Spread and Relax Your Fingers. The first step in learning how to dribble a basketball is to relax your fingers and make sure they’re spread out evenly on the basketball. Young kids have a tendency to keep their fingers together unless they’re taught otherwise.
What I’ve noticed over the past 6 years is a real lack of dribbling skills in most youth basketball players. The majority of young basketball players can dribble with their dominant hand, but not their weak hand. Doing basketball drills where a player dribbles two basketballs at once FORCES kids to:
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The key is to go FULL SPEED as each kid is dribbling down the court. Push the ball in front of you and try to get down the court in as few dribbles as possible. For younger kids, I would recommend making this into a relay race. It would be a fun way to end practice while also building up conditioning. Phase #2: Beginner Defense & Footwork Drills