This catch and shoot basketball shooting drill is designed to work on the freeze fake shot, but it is also meant to work on developing the good habit of stepping into your shot every time. Too many players catch the basketball with their feet flat or fading backward, which drastically decreases their shooting percentage.
Become a better shooter with this on the move shooting drill, or check out the rest of our basketball shooting drills to work on your shot. You must have the right basketball drills to work on your game and develop as a player.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: On the Move Mid Range Freeze Fake Basketball Shooting Drill
Equipment Needed: 2 basketballs, a chair, and 2 partners.
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Goals of the Drill
- Work on stepping into your shot and also work on shooting the freeze fake shot.
- Show your hands to receive the basketball for the shot.
- Jump straight up and down on your shot and hold your follow-through.
- Stay in your shot after you shoot it.
- Get wide around the chair and focus on the proper footwork into each shot.
- It doesn’t matter if you hop into your shot or step into it; just make sure that you are consistent with it.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Place a chair on either of the wings or the top of the key on the 3 point line.
- One partner is going to pass, and the other will rebound.
- The shooter will step into a freeze fake shot on one side of the chair, and then after they shoot the basketball, they will backpedal around the chair and then step into a freeze fake shot on the other side of the chair.
- The drill can go for a certain amount of makes or a set time limit.