For this stationary tennis ball basketball dribbling drill, you will work on doing the double behind the back move. This is more of an advanced basketball move to work on, but it can be very effective if you are playing against an aggressive opponent that likes to try and go for steals. The tennis ball will help you to be able to master the move without having to look down when you do it. When doing basketball drills like this, it is all about pushing yourself out of your comfort zone.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Double Behind the Back Toss Tennis Ball Basketball Drill
Equipment Needed: 1 basketball and a tennis ball.
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Goals of the Drill
- Work on the double behind the back crossover move, hand-eye coordination, and dribbling with your eyes up.
- Stay low in an athletic stance the whole time, don’t raise up.
- Keep your eyes up and focus on a good toss each time.
- Keep the dribble low and tight to your body.
- The goal for this basketball dribbling drill is to take no stationary dribbles between each move, but if you need to, you can.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Hold a basketball in your right hand and a tennis ball in your left.
- Dribble the basketball with your right hand and then dribble it behind your back.
- At the same time, toss the tennis ball up in the air.
- While the tennis ball is up in the air, dribble the basketball back behind your back to the left hand.
- Catch the ball with your left hand and then repeat the move again.
- Go for 15-30 seconds and then switch hands.