When a defender steps up to cut you off when dribbling, you need to be able to make a move without having to hesitate or think about it. This is a great basketball dribbling drill for working on this specific skill. It will give you the confidence to execute quick dribble moves without having to slow down and think about what you are about to do.
This combination basketball shooting drill also has a scoring aspect to it. The player will work on ball handling and attacking off the dribble for a pull-up shot or a finish at the basket. Basketball drills like this are great because they allow for working on multiple skills, all in the same drill.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Quick Feet In and Out Reverse Between the Legs Basketball Drill
Equipment Needed: 1 Basketball, 5 chairs, and 1 cone.
Similar Basketball Drills and Resources
- Quick Feet In and Out Behind the Back Basketball Drill
- Quick Feet In and Out Crossover Basketball Drill
- Quick Feet In and Out Between the Legs Basketball Drill
Goals of the Drill
- Improve your ball handling as well as your change direction quickness.
- Stay low in an athletic stance 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
- Begin by setting up 5 chairs in a straight line.
- Start the line in either corner and along the sideline.
- Also, you are going to set up a cone on the same wing as the chairs.
- Start with the right side of your body facing the line of chairs; you will weave through the chairs laterally.
- Dribble forward with your right hand and backward with your left hand through the chairs.
- Every time you pass over a chair and switch hands, you will dribble the basketball reverse between your legs.
- Once you get through all of the chairs, you will attack the cone on the wing.
- Make a move at the cone and either pull-up for a shot or attack the basket; mix up your finishes.
*You can set the chairs up on either sideline as well.