The number basketball dribbling drill will work on ball handling and helping the player learn how to think while dribbling. As a point guard or ball handler, you need to be able to get your team into the offense and read the defense.
This one ball basketball dribbling drill will help you to learn how to think even when you are tired. It will also help you learn how to change directions quickly with the basketball and stay low to the ground while dribbling the ball.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Number Drill 1 Ball Single Move
Equipment Needed: 1 basketball, a partner, and 5 chairs.
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Goals of the Drill
- Work on your handles and your ability to think while you are tired.
- Keep your eyes up the whole time, think while you are tired, and push yourself to go as quickly as you can.
- Don’t use the same move twice in a row; be creative with your moves.
- You can also use this basketball drill as a conditioning drill and make it longer than just 1 minute.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Place 4 chairs in the shape of a box about 12-15 feet from each other and then place 1 chair in the middle.
- You will number the chairs 1-5, starting with one of the chairs on the outside and then going all the way around the box; the middle chair is number 5.
- The player will start at chair 1.
- They will make any move that they want and then dribble to the next chair and make a different move.
- Once they get to chair 5, the coach/partner will call out the number of the next chair they must go to.
- The player must react as quickly as they can and then make a move at that chair.
- The drill usually lasts for 45-60 seconds.