The broken windshield wipers two ball basketball dribble drill is a variation of the regular windshield wipers basketball drill and designed to improve ball control, timing, and teaching the player to keep their head up while dribbling the basketball. With this being a two ball basketball dribbling drill, it will also help the player develop both hands at the same time.
So if a player struggles to dribble with their off-hand and is always wanting only dribble with one hand. Make them dribble two basketball simultaneously, and they will be forced to work on their off-hand. Basketball dribbling drills like this are also great for developing the hands for other skills besides dribbling. This drill will help players develop soft hands for catching passes and finishing at the basket. So even if you aren’t a point guard or wing player, you can still benefit from this basketball drill.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Broken Windshield Wipers Two Ball Basketball Dribbling Drill
Equipment Needed: 2 basketballs.
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Goals of the Drill
- Improve ball control, improve dribbling skill, improve timing.
- Keep your back straight (not arched or bent over at the waist), head up, keep the basketball between your knees and feet, and keep your butt low.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- The player will start down in an athletic stance with a basketball in each hand.
- They will then begin to dribble the basketballs in front of them in a sweeping windshield wiper motion.
- Instead of going side to side with each other, the balls will go inside and then outside in a broken windshield wiper motion.
- Continue this pattern for 30-60 seconds and then rest.