You can never get enough ball-handling, especially with younger basketball players. It not only works on developing your dribbling skills, but it also works on the much need hand-eye coordination and touch. This is a little bit of a more advanced basketball dribbling drill, but it can be worked into for most players.
It will teach the player to quickly be able to transfer the basketball from hand to hand and make seamless dribble moves. It is a great basketball drill for small groups, practices, or even large camp settings.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Double Crossover Rhythm Basketball Dribbling Drill
Equipment Needed: 1 basketball.
Similar Basketball Drills and Resources
- Behind The Back Crossover Basketball Dribbling Drill
- Double Crossover Between the Legs Basketball Dribbling Drill
Goals of the Drill
- Work on ball handling, touch, and hand-eye coordination.
- Stay low and don’t raise up during the drill.
- Try to make your dribble moves as seamless as possible.
- Keep your eyes up, and don’t be afraid to mess up; challenge yourself to get out of your comfort zone.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- The player is going to start with one basketball in an athletic stance.
- They are going to do a total of 3 different move combo nations.
- Each move is going to start with a double crossover.
- It will go:
- Right hand – double crossover between the legs.
- Left hand – double crossover between the legs.
- Right hand – double crossover behind the back.
- Left hand – double crossover behind the back.
- Right hand – double crossover reverse between the legs.
- Left hand – double crossover – reverse between the legs.
- This pattern will continue for 30 seconds straight, and the player will go through it as quickly as they can (doing the moves the correct way).