If you are looking for a great basketball drill to improve your ball handling and test out your hand quickness, this is the drill for you. When you toss the tennis ball against the wall, you must do an in and out behind the back dribble move and catch the tennis ball again. This means that your handles have to be lightning-fast, and you have to have really good hand-eye coordination. If you cannot do this basketball dribbling drill at first, that is okay. Just keep working at it. You want to be able to challenge yourself as a basketball player.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Wall Tennis Ball Toss In and Out Behind the Back Basketball Dribbling Drill
Equipment Needed: 1 basketball, 1 tennis ball, and a wall.
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Goals of the Drill
- Develop your handles, quick hands, and hand-eye coordination.
- Make the move as quickly as you can so that you have more time to catch the tennis ball.
- Stay low in an athletic dribbling stance the whole time.
- Focus on making a good toss with the tennis ball, so it is easier for you to catch.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- Start facing the wall about 5 feet away with a basketball in one hand and a basketball in the other.
- Begin dribbling the basketball, and when you are ready to toss the tennis ball underhanded against the wall.
- While the tennis ball is bouncing against the wall, you will do an in & out behind the back move with the basketball and then catch the tennis ball overhand with the hand that just was dribbling the basketball.
- Take a couple of dribbles in between and then repeat the move with the other hand.
- Continue back and forth for 30-60 seconds.