Alternating Circle Two Ball Basketball Dribbling Drill

Alternating Circle 2 Basketball Dribbling Drill


Some basketball ball handling drills are designed for practicing specific dribbling moves that will be used during the course of a game, and then some are to develop good ball control and soft hands. The alternating circle two ball basketball dribbling drill will be used to develop your ball control and soft hands. When doing this basketball drill, you really want to push yourself and go as fast as possible during this drill.

This is a stationary two ball basketball dribbling drill, so you can do it pretty much anywhere that you have a flat surface. When you do this drill, you want to make sure that you are pushing yourself and challenging yourself to go as hard as you can.



Basketball Drill Overview

Drill Name: Alternating Circle Two Ball Basketball Dribbling Drill

Equipment Needed: 2 basketballs.


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Goals of the Drill

  • Work on ball control and developing strong hands.


Coaching Points

  • Keep your eyes up and stay low in an athletic stance.
  • Push yourself to go as fast as you can.


Basketball Drill Instructions

  • Hold a basketball in each hand and stand with your legs spread.
  • Begin dribbling both basketballs around the same leg, going reverse between your legs each time.
  • Continue going around the same leg until the coach says “switch” and then change legs.
  • Also, you can alternate legs each time so that it looks like a figure 8.
  • One ball will stay in front the whole time when you do the figure 8 motion.


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