The 5 Yard Forward Backward Runs basketball workout is great for improving quickness and specifically COD (Change Of Direction) quickness and agility. Being able to react quickly and change directions is extremely important in the game of basketball. It is used on both the offensive and defensive end, and the better the player can get at it the more value they bring to their game.
Check out the detailed instructions below and then watch the online HD video to learn how to teach and perform the 5 Yard Forward Backward Runs basketball workout. As you are practicing the drill in your basketball training workouts make sure that you are really focusing on the correct footwork. Don't spend time doing it the wrong way and developing bad habits.