Movement Sweep 1 Dribble Pull Up Basketball Shooting Drill

Movement Sweep 1 Dribble Pull Up Basketball Shooting Drill


The sweep one-dribble pull up move is used if a defender closes out too hard or is out of control on the closeout. It is a great move that usually ends up in a high-quality shot if you can master the move. This basketball shooting drill will help you get lots of reps at this specific move and will also help you improve your conditioning.

A big key to this move working effectively is getting somewhere with your dribble when you make the sweep move. If you don’t get that separation from the defender, they will still be able to contest your shot after going by them. When you do this basketball drill, make sure that you are locked in on the details of the move.



Basketball Drill Overview

Drill Name: Movement Sweep 1 Dribble Pull Up Basketball Shooting Drill

Equipment Needed: 2 Basketballs, 2 Partners, and a Chair.


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Goals of the Drill

  • Work on being able to sweep through and then shoot a one-dribble pull-up.
  • Also, work on conditioning as well.


Coaching Points

  • Keep your eyes up on the sweep move and look to cover ground with the one dribble.
  • Use the same footwork every time, jump straight up and down, and hold your follow-through.
  • Make sure that you are sweeping towards the basket and not laterally.


Basketball Drill Instructions

  • Set a chair up just outside the 3 point line on either wing or at the top of the key.
  • One partner will be rebounding while the other is a passer out at the 3 point line.
  • The player will start on one side of the chair, backpedal around the chair to the other side, get a catch, and sweep the basketball away from the chair towards the basket for a one-dribble pull-up shot.
  • After shooting the basketball, they will backpedal around the chair and repeat the same move on the other side.
  • Continue back and forth for the desired amount of time, shots, or makes.


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