Being a good ball handler in basketball means that you can dribble the basketball without looking down or thinking about what you are going to do with the ball. The goal is to maneuver the defense, find the open teammate, or create a scoring opportunity for yourself. This is a great basketball drill for working on dribbling the basketball and developing good footwork.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Quick Feet In and Out Behind the Back Basketball Drill
Equipment Needed: 1 Basketball, 5 chairs, and 1 cone.
Similar Basketball Drills and Resources
- Quick Feet In and Out Crossover Basketball Drill
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Goals of the Drill
- Improve your ball handling as well as your change direction quickness.
- Stay low while you are dribbling and move as quickly as you can through the chairs.
- Keep your eyes up while you are dribbling and sell your move.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Set up 5 chairs in a row along the right sideline, starting in the corner.
- Place a cone on the same wing as the chairs are at.
- Start with your right side facing the chairs.
- You are going to dribble forward with your right hand and backward with your left hand.
- Begin weaving through the line of chairs.
- Every time you switch the ball over to your other hand, you will dribble the ball behind your back.
- Once you get through all the chairs, you will attack the cone, make any move you want at the cone, and then shoot a pull-up or get to the basket.
- You can mix up your finishes; step backs, runners, floaters, etc.
*You can set the chairs up on either sideline as well.