Basketball Competition Drills

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One of the things that makes basketball such an amazing sport is that there are so many different factors. There is size, skill, athleticism, etc. But there are also other factors like strategy, fight, and heart. And that is exactly what these basketball competition drills are going to work on.

A basketball team that can fight and competes on every possession will cover a lot of shortcomings. A team that is skilled and is also able to compete at a high-level is a few steps away from greatness.

And well, some basketball players are already more naturally competitive; it is something that can be worked on as well. It also becomes very infectious from one player to another in the right team culture. The basketball drills in this section are all going to be competition-based. They will help players learn how to compete in all of the different aspects of the game.

Along with competing, though, these basketball drills are also going to work on specific skills. There will be drills to work on finishing at the basket, ball handling, team defense, live ball situations, and more.

All of these basketball competition drills are in HD video and text format as well. This will allow you to be able to maximize your learning time. Like all of our basketball drills, these drills are instructed by an expert coach and demonstrated by high-level players. This will allow you to see how to do the drill while also receiving coaching instruction at the same time.

 

 

Basketball Competition Drills for Coaches

Working on specific skill development drills with your team is great. It is a much-needed part of the game. It is also important, though, that your players are working on these different skills against live competition. This will allow them to practice what they learned, as well as better learn how to compete. Learning to compete is a skill, just like dribbling or shooting a basketball is. Some players are better off at the start, but every player can become a better competitor by working on it. Hold each player to a high standard and require their best in everything that they do.

Competition basketball drills will also give you better insight into what players should be playing more minutes. Players that can compete at a high-level and raise the team’s competition level should always be given a chance to play.

Also, these basketball competition drills will be able to help you raise the intensity of your practices. If you use one of these competition drills at the beginning of your practice (after everyone is warm), it will really set the tone. If you feel like your team is not competing, break them up into sides and use one of these basketball drills. It will help to refocus practice and get your player’s competitive juices flowing.

If your team can compete in every circumstance no matter what, they will have a chance to win a lot of games. Every player on the team must have the mindset of whatever it takes to get the job done. This is not something that happens on its own, though. You have to be willing to put the time in to develop this winning culture as a basketball coach.

 

 

Basketball Competition Drills for Players

As a basketball player, there is a lot of value in playing harder than everyone else. Yes, you need to be skilled and have a basketball IQ, but if you can also play harder than everyone else, you will really distinguish yourself. A great way to work on this is by using these different competition basketball drills.

You will need a partner, but if you have a group of friends or teammates that want to get better, you can do them. Don’t waste your time playing sloppy games of pick up or 21. Instead, play some of these 1 on 1 games and work on your game.

Competition-based basketball drills are also a great way to work on different moves against a live defender. So if you have been working on different types of finishes, shots, or whatever by yourself, a great way to practice them further is by using one of these drills. The live defender will allow you to fine-tune and master the different moves you have been practicing.

 

 

Basketball Competition Drills Teaching Points

Creating a culture of competition and toughness with your basketball team is not an exact science, and it will be up to you as a basketball coach to find what works best. You may want to emphasize a more rewards-based initiative or one that has the losing team running. It will be up to you to find what works best for your team. Here are some teaching points that will help you better finalize what will work best for your team.

 

Controlled Competition

It is important that when doing these basketball drills, you are using controlled-competition. As much as players should be giving their all, it needs to be controlled. Players need to make sure that they are not practicing fouling, being out of control, etc. If you watch the best players in any sport, you will see that they make everything look effortless. Players can play their hardest without being out of control or fouling on every possession.

 

Scoring Rules and Consequences

Another big key for these competition basketball drills is scoring and punishment. As a coach with your team, it will be up to you to find what best motivates your players. Whether it is a reward for the winning team/player or making the losers run, it will be up to you to find what works best. As far as scoring, most of the drills can be tweaked on the scoring. You have the ability to reward the defense for stops or make it an offensive-based scoring system. Feel free to alternate or use whatever works best for your team.

 

Teach and Explain Different Situations to Your Players

This may not be as feasible in practice, but teaching is a must in small group workouts. As a basketball coach, you must be a teacher as your players are competing. After a play is over, stop and explain what the player should have done in that situation. It doesn’t have to take a long time, but explaining different situations and moves will be essential in a player’s growth. It will be hard for younger players to read a defender and make the correct move. The better you can teach them how to think while they play, the better they will be able to use the correct moves while competing. This will also directly translate over to game-play.

 

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One of the things that makes basketball such an amazing sport is that there are so many different factors. There is size, skill, athleticism, etc. But there are also other factors like strategy, fight, and heart. And that is exactly what these basketball competition drills are going to work on.

A basketball team that can fight and competes on every possession will cover a lot of shortcomings. A team that is skilled and is also able to compete at a high-level is a few steps away from greatness.

And well, some basketball players are already more naturally competitive; it is something that can be worked on as well. It also becomes very infectious from one player to another in the right team culture. The basketball drills in this section are all going to be competition-based. They will help players learn how to compete in all of the different aspects of the game.

Along with competing, though, these basketball drills are also going to work on specific skills. There will be drills to work on finishing at the basket, ball handling, team defense, live ball situations, and more.

All of these basketball competition drills are in HD video and text format as well. This will allow you to be able to maximize your learning time. Like all of our basketball drills, these drills are instructed by an expert coach and demonstrated by high-level players. This will allow you to see how to do the drill while also receiving coaching instruction at the same time.

 

 

Basketball Competition Drills for Coaches

Working on specific skill development drills with your team is great. It is a much-needed part of the game. It is also important, though, that your players are working on these different skills against live competition. This will allow them to practice what they learned, as well as better learn how to compete. Learning to compete is a skill, just like dribbling or shooting a basketball is. Some players are better off at the start, but every player can become a better competitor by working on it. Hold each player to a high standard and require their best in everything that they do.

Competition basketball drills will also give you better insight into what players should be playing more minutes. Players that can compete at a high-level and raise the team’s competition level should always be given a chance to play.

Also, these basketball competition drills will be able to help you raise the intensity of your practices. If you use one of these competition drills at the beginning of your practice (after everyone is warm), it will really set the tone. If you feel like your team is not competing, break them up into sides and use one of these basketball drills. It will help to refocus practice and get your player’s competitive juices flowing.

If your team can compete in every circumstance no matter what, they will have a chance to win a lot of games. Every player on the team must have the mindset of whatever it takes to get the job done. This is not something that happens on its own, though. You have to be willing to put the time in to develop this winning culture as a basketball coach.

 

 

Basketball Competition Drills for Players

As a basketball player, there is a lot of value in playing harder than everyone else. Yes, you need to be skilled and have a basketball IQ, but if you can also play harder than everyone else, you will really distinguish yourself. A great way to work on this is by using these different competition basketball drills.

You will need a partner, but if you have a group of friends or teammates that want to get better, you can do them. Don’t waste your time playing sloppy games of pick up or 21. Instead, play some of these 1 on 1 games and work on your game.

Competition-based basketball drills are also a great way to work on different moves against a live defender. So if you have been working on different types of finishes, shots, or whatever by yourself, a great way to practice them further is by using one of these drills. The live defender will allow you to fine-tune and master the different moves you have been practicing.

 

 

Basketball Competition Drills Teaching Points

Creating a culture of competition and toughness with your basketball team is not an exact science, and it will be up to you as a basketball coach to find what works best. You may want to emphasize a more rewards-based initiative or one that has the losing team running. It will be up to you to find what works best for your team. Here are some teaching points that will help you better finalize what will work best for your team.

 

Controlled Competition

It is important that when doing these basketball drills, you are using controlled-competition. As much as players should be giving their all, it needs to be controlled. Players need to make sure that they are not practicing fouling, being out of control, etc. If you watch the best players in any sport, you will see that they make everything look effortless. Players can play their hardest without being out of control or fouling on every possession.

 

Scoring Rules and Consequences

Another big key for these competition basketball drills is scoring and punishment. As a coach with your team, it will be up to you to find what best motivates your players. Whether it is a reward for the winning team/player or making the losers run, it will be up to you to find what works best. As far as scoring, most of the drills can be tweaked on the scoring. You have the ability to reward the defense for stops or make it an offensive-based scoring system. Feel free to alternate or use whatever works best for your team.

 

Teach and Explain Different Situations to Your Players

This may not be as feasible in practice, but teaching is a must in small group workouts. As a basketball coach, you must be a teacher as your players are competing. After a play is over, stop and explain what the player should have done in that situation. It doesn’t have to take a long time, but explaining different situations and moves will be essential in a player’s growth. It will be hard for younger players to read a defender and make the correct move. The better you can teach them how to think while they play, the better they will be able to use the correct moves while competing. This will also directly translate over to game-play.

 

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