Game Situation Post Flash Basketball Shooting Drill

Game Situation Post Flash Basketball Shooting Drill


There are specific shots and moves that you are going to use during the course of a basketball game. This basketball drill represents a game situation shot that you will use during the course of a game, and the goal is to get the player a lot of reps at this particular shot. That way, they are comfortable shooting it in a game.

Shooting a regular catch and shoot basketball shot from the free-throw line has a different feel than shooting a post flash shot. That is why you need to practice flashing up for the shot at game speed. You will probably use this shot when playing against a 2-3 zone defense, or if the opposite post decides to flash to the high post and their man is a few steps behind. Post players can add a lot of value to their game with the basketball shooting drill and being able to consistently knock down this type of shot.



Basketball Drill Overview

Drill Name: Game Situation Post Flash Basketball Shooting Drill

Equipment Needed: 1 basketball per player and 1 partner.


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Goals of the Drill

  • Practice shooting a post flash jump shot.


Coaching Points

  • Mix up shooting it right away and facing up before shooting.
  • Really focus on the proper footwork and jump straight up and down on the shot.
  • Hold your follow-through and stay in your shot.
  • Show your hands as you flash to the basketball.


Basketball Drill Instructions

  • Players will each start with a basketball on the opposite block of the passer.
  • They will pass the basketball to the passer and then flash right to the free-throw line for a shot.
  • After they shoot, they will get their own shot and get back in line.

** If you have a rebounder, the shooters do not need to have their own basketball and can get right back in line after they shoot.


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