This basketball drill incorporates the chest pass, ball fake, and dribble/drive to the basketball hoop. It is a simple half court drill that helps the offensive player focus on all aspects of their offensive play. The basketball drill makes the player practice their ball fake, while keeping the pivot foot planted. The drill not only works the offensive skill set, but also forces the player to think quickly… Continue reading
Fatigue is a real thing in basketball for players at all levels. Think back to the 2011 playoffs when LeBron James stats starting dropping game by game. He appeared winded and questions about fatigue starting to surface.
Even for ballers who are kids learning the fundamentals, all the youthful energy after hard play and needs to be replenished. Building endurance is one of the top priorities for… Continue reading
Focus on consistent movement on the basketball court and shot prep position with the beginner level Spot-Up Shooting DrillDecember 1st, 2011
There are just so many ways for beginners to progress in basketball – so many skills to learn!
The Spot-Up Shooting Drill is one that can address a few areas:
- shot prep position
- shooting – handling
- development of non-dominate side
Besides teaching beginners the fundamentals so they develop good skills, there is usually a period of strengthening that is needed. Beginners often favor their dominant side on the basketball court. Even with a height adjustment on the Goalrilla Goal Basketball system, right handed beginners will go to the right side of the court and shoot with their right hand most often.
One drill we recommend here at… Continue reading
The Goalrilla Goal Basketball Hoop and Block-to-Elbow Low Post Shooting Drill are a great combination for beginnersNovember 8th, 2011
Ah, patience. Beginning basketball players usually don’t have any, do they?
That’s one of the reasons why drills are so good for beginners and drills with shooting elements – well that just makes their hearts race. Because in the beginning, basketball is all about shooting baskets and little else.
Parents tell us all the time how excited kids are to make baskets and how the Goalrilla… Continue reading
How can you become a master of free throw shooting? Learn the fundamentals and practice, practice, practice!
Whatever your skill level – beginner, intermediate or advanced – use this drill to help you boost your confidence and become a free throw pro as you rack up the points as you practice on your Goalrilla Basketball Goal system at home.
Using the fundamentals of free throw shooting, the player:… Continue reading