Rhythm Dribble Between the Legs Basketball Dribbling Drill

Rhythm Dribble Between the Legs Basketball Dribbling Drill


For this basketball dribbling drill, you are trying to simulate going from a stationary dribble to breaking down your defender and going by him/her. The stationary dribble between each move should be slower, and then the move as fast as you can.

Basketball is all about quickness and change of speed, and this is a great stationary basketball dribbling drill to work on that skill. This is also a great basketball drill for working on quick hands and overall ball handling. It is great to do on your own, with a team, or in a camp setting because it doesn’t require very much room to do.



Basketball Drill Overview

Drill Name: Rhythm Dribble Between the Legs Basketball Dribbling Drill

Equipment Needed: 1 Basketball


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Goals of the Drill

  • Work on your ball handling, changing up speeds, and making a between the legs dribble move.


Coaching Points

  • Mix up your speeds during the move.
  • Visualize yourself making the move against a defender.
  • Rock your body back and forth as you make the move.


Basketball Drill Instructions

  • Start with your legs spread and your chest up, not bent over.
  • Pound dribble the ball once and then put it between your legs to your other hand.
  • Do the same thing with your other hand, but this time coming from the outside of your legs.
  • Continue this back and forth pattern for 30 seconds, switch legs, and repeat for another 30 seconds.


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