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Dribbling
Change direction


sketch
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Mario Blasone
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Dribble baseline to foul line, back to the baseline, to the centre line, back to the foul line, to the far foul line, back to the centre line, then to the far basket for a layup. Switch the dribbling hand on each change of direction.
 
Brian Burns - dribble a full suicide.
 
(Variations)
 
- change direction on a whistle, or coach calls "change"
- dribble forwards-backwards on "change"

Tara VanDerveer (Gooroo)
- Warm-up 3 - run forwards then backwards on each whistle
- Warm-up 4 - run forward, change direction on each whistle.


sketch
2
Halfcourt version

Options

- change of pace on each change of direction
- two teams compete.
 
Steve Smith - conditioning stations - 45 seconds, dribble
- sideline to sideline
- baseline to foul line.
 
See Dribbling - UMass, Dribble and shoot.

(Variation - start by sprinting without a ball, see Try-outs - Kris Treat physical evaluation, Physical testing)


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