The Crossover Steps drill is designed to teach players how to develop their lateral running speed and proper lateral running form. This basketball workout is similar to the basic cross over step movement, but it is slightly more advanced in that it requires to player to cross over step across the width of the basketball court and work on developing lateral speed.
Watch the below online HD video for a demonstration of the Crossover Steps basketball exercise. When doing this basketball speed and quickness drill, make sure that you lock in on the correct footwork and body movement. You want to make sure that you are as efficient with your movements as you can.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Crossover Steps Drill Full Court
Equipment Needed: None
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Goals of the Drill
- Work on lateral running speed and crossover step
- Stay Low and take long powerful strides, keep hips square to the wall.
- Start slow and build up speed as you go.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Cross over the entire width or length of the basketball court as quickly as you can.