This combination basketball shooting drill will help you work on your ball handling, conditioning, shooting, and being mentally strong. As a basketball player, you want to develop all the different parts of your game. This basketball drill may be challenging at first, but stay with it and push yourself to become a better player.
If you are a player who must handle the basketball in a game and uses off-ball screens to help get open or score, this is a great drill to use. Along with working on your skills, it will also help work on your conditioning if you go hard.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Number Drill Tennis Ball Toss One Move 15 Point Finish
Equipment Needed: 1 Basketball, 1 Tennis Ball, 5 Chairs, and a Partner.
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Goals of the Drill
- Develop your ball handling, shooting off of screens, conditioning, and mental toughness.
- Don’t be afraid to mess up and push yourself to go as quickly as you during the dribbling part.
- Mix your speeds up before coming off the different chairs for shots.
- Be creative with your dribbling moves at each chair.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Place 4 chairs just inside the 3 point line in the shape of a box and then place 1 chair in the middle.
- Number the chairs 1-5, starting with the chair to the left when standing on the baseline (middle chair is number 5).
- The player is going to start at chair number 1 with a basketball and tennis ball.
- Toss the tennis ball up in the air and make any single dribble move.
- Catch the tennis ball and then dribble to the next chair and do another move.
- Go all the way around to chair number 5, doing a move at each chair.
- Once you reach chair 5, the coach/partner will call out the next chair number that the player must go to and make a move.
- After 30-45 seconds, the coach will call out ‘finish,’ and at this point, the player must drop the tennis ball and make a layup.
- Now the player must use the 5 chairs on the floor as different screens.
- He/she must make a total of 15 points (2’s and 3’s) using different chairs and different cuts.
- To complete this basketball shooting drill, the player must score a total of 15 points.