How to Dribble a Basketball in 7 Steps. Step #1 - Spread and Relax Your Fingers. The first step in learning how to dribble a basketball is to relax your fingers and make sure they’re spread out evenly on the basketball. Young kids have a tendency to keep their fingers together unless they’re taught otherwise.
drop step (pivot backwards) with the left foot (step with the left foot, with the right foot staying on the ground as the “pivot foot”). right-handed pass to the next player in line counter clockwise. Passer follows the pass to the end of the next line. Alternate dribbling hand, pivot foot and direction of pivot.
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Dribble Key Teaching Points • Students are dribbling with their fingertips and not the palm of their hand • Knees bent and legs spaced comfortably apart • Slight forward lean of the trunk • Bounces ball to hip height • Can dribble with either hand Teacher will walk around the court correcting technique, providing
The coach will need to demonstrate each type of dribble and key teaching points. Drill Progression for Beginners Here's a recommended progression to teach basic dribbling skills to youth players: Right hand pound dribble. Left hand pound dribble. Half circle right hand. Half circle left hand. Continuous cross overs.
Keep your feet a few inches apart, flex your knees, and bend at the waist. Holding the ball in your right hand, pass it behind your knees to your left hand. Pass the ball around the front of your knees with your left hand to your right hand. Repeat the drill 20 times going in one direction as quickly as possible.
Teaching Basketball – Ball Handling & Dribbling So you’re gonna start planning your Basketball Unit? First things first – kick it off by reminding those athletic kids that think they don’t need any practice with fundamentals that even PRO players practice the fundamentals to get better and master their skills.
Teach young children how to dribble without dribbling. Start early learners right by teaching them "the" most important aspect of basketball, ball security. As kids become ready, a simple 3-step approach to dribbling that includes a fun :30 second animated video to help seed the learning.
1. Enter a defensive dribble stance with your body between the defender and the basketball. 2. Point your inside shoulder to the defender’s chest. 3. Keep your chin on your inside shoulder to ...