This catch and shoot basketball shooting drill will work on coming into your shot in transition, along with conditioning. As a player begins to get tired in a game, they are more likely to lose focus when coming into their shot and their basketball shooting technique begins to suffer. This almost always means that they will miss the shot.
For this basketball drill, you will practice shooting the basketball when you are tired, which will help you develop the player develop their shot and teach them to be mentally tough and learn to hit a shot at the end of a game. It is also a good basketball shooting drill to put pressure on the shooter because they have to do more running if they miss. The key is focusing on the next shot and having a short memory.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Reggie Miller 3 Point Basketball Shooting Drill
Equipment Needed: 1 basketball and a partner.
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Goals of the Drill
- Practice shooting 3 pointers off the run (transition), work on conditioning, and developing mental toughness.
- Stay in your shot until you miss or make it, and hold your follow-through.
- Come into your shot the same way every time and be balanced on your shot.
- Passer needs to make sure that they pass the ball early enough so that the shooter can catch it stepping into their shot.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- The player will start at the top of the key at the 3 point line, ready to shoot the basketball, and the rebounder will be in the paint with the ball.
- They will pass the ball out to the shooter, and the player will shoot the ball.
- If they make it, then they only have to run to half court and back for their next shot, but if they miss, they must touch the opposite baseline before shooting their next shot.
- The drill will go for a minute, and the goal is for the player to make as many shots as possible.
*This drill can be done from anywhere on the 3 point line.