BALL HANDLING DRILLS. Pound Dribble (1 Ball) – Dribble the ball as hard as you can with one hand, not allowing the ball to go higher than just above your knees. After 30-45 seconds, rotate hands. 2 Ball Dribbling – Similar to the one hand pound except for you are now dribbling with both hands at one time. You can do 2 ball rhythm and 2 ball alternating for 30-45 second each.
Start with feet outside of shoulder-width apart with your knees bent. Ensure the ball is in your right hand and dribble it between your legs to your opposing left hand. Then alternate the position of your legs and switch the ball back through to your right hand. Repeat this process at high speed for 30 seconds.
2 Ball Crushers. This basketball ball handling drill is designed to work on your ball control along with developing the ability to dribble faster and harder. You are going to start on the baseline with 2 basketballs and there are 3 different variations to this which are: 1 dribble, crossover then repeat.
Follow along with Nike Basketball Camps director Mike Allen and learn how you can improve your handles. Stationary Ball Handling Routine: 5-10 reps of each drill Fingertip touches (above your head, at your waist, at your feet) Ball slaps Body circles Around the ankles, knees, waist, head, around the world (5 times in each direction)
If you’re looking for a great set of ball handling drills for beginners or youth basketball players, go no further than the Maravich drills. The Maravich drills are named after the legendary "Pistol" Pete Maravich.
The drill is designed to improve the dribbling and ball-handling skills of the players on your team by working on different moves that they would use throughout a game. Setup: Every player has a basketball. All players begin the drill on the baseline in the corner of the half-court. Cones or D-Men if you have them. Instructions: