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For start we advise you to begin with 4 spots — from beneath the basket to free throw line level on one sideline, then to the middle line on the other side, then back to other side at the other free throw line level, and to the baseline on the other side. The first two passers must switch sides of the floor and then take a jump shot from either the high post or three-point line receiving the ball from the players on the sideline. This is why for start we decided to present you some individual on-ball defensive drills. Join the end of the line after shot. The animation will explain you better. Primary Sidebar

Drill #1. Pass and Screen-Away.

Drill #2. On-Ball Front Screen with Pick and Roll.

Basketball is one of the favorite ball games for kids and youths all over the world. Kids of all ages come together to play at school, in their backyards or on street courts.

The more they play, the better they get. Add in a little talent and some amazing basketball players start to emerge at a young age already. As with anything, repetition makes the master. Yet with effort and consistency, our 5 best drills for youth basketball players will help you make improvements to your game quickly. Basketball like every other sport requires years of practicing and perfecting the art.

There is no better time to identify talents than at early ages. This lives them with time to make rookie mistakes and grow. It also allows them to experiment and pick a preferred skillset.

Stating the advantages of identifying talents and honing them at an early age cannot be overemphasized. Did you know basketball is the third easiest sport to play in the world? And also the seventh most popular sport according to world atlas? The most important skills you need to start is just your passion and commitment. You can designate ball handler and screener options off of the ball screen or let them choose. For example, you might say "Ball handler turns down ball screen.

Screener executes the pick and pop. As soon as 2 cuts to set the screen for 1, the game is live. Players can continue to set ball screens or cut until they score or a change of possession occurs. You can play to a certain number of points. Playing to 2 or 3 keeps the games intense and quick. You can also play make-it, take-it or anything else that you think would benefit the team.

This is a progression to the 2v2 pick and roll drill above. It is very similar, except now you have added a 3rd offensive player and 3rd defensive player. This will make things more difficult for the offense. At the same time, you get to work on your defensive help rotations.

When dribbling off of the pick, you will have to decide whether to attack the rim, hit to the weakside player, or look for the screener. Leave a Comment Name. Check this box to receive an email notification when someone else comments on this page.

To ensure we were not missing the screen, I instructed my players to screen a body. Can you explain to me the theory behind screening an area? Coach K - Some coaches don't want their players picking up a foul while screening. As for me, I wanted them to screen someone JMO Its all a matter of philosophy Stationary - you want to be stationary before the offensive player comes off of your pick. If you are moving as you set the pick, that is an illegal screen and an offensive foul will be called on you.

Make sure to pick an area and let the offensive player run off of your pick. Another reason to "screen an area" is to give the cutter room to use the screen and then read it.

If the screener head hunts, it usually shrinks the amount of space the cutter has to work with and gives the cutter fewer options.