Thu. Oct 6th, 2022

Player X1 is going to sprint to player 2 who has the ball. X1 touches the ball and Player 2 dribbles toward the left side (like on the diagram). After reaching the sideline Player 2 passes to Player 1 who ran to the free throw line. X1 runs and goes in front of Player 1(like shown in the diagram, X1 tries to reach in front of Player 1 who was facing the opposite direction of Player 2). X1 touches the ball and Player 1 dribbles the ball to the sideline. We do this drill continues until the players reach the baseline.

 

Coaching Points:

  • Make sure the players sprint fast.
  • Attackers wait for the defender.
  • Low stance.
  • No crossing of legs while doing the defensive slide.
  • Make contact with the attacker.
  • Don’t let players drag their legs.

By Srdjan Solkotovic

International Youth Basketball Coach with experience in Europe(Serbia and Romania) and Asia(China). Coaching kids and developing their skills with the end goal of creating better adults with good values.

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