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clear.gifFundamentals - Favourite Drills

Warm-up, Footwork, Passing, Dribbling, Layups, Shooting, Free throws, Post play, Rebounding, Defending, Conditioning, Fast break, Transition, Pressing, Press break, 1 on 1, Attack/defend, Scrimmage, Tactics

Top-shelf drills (in bold red) are summarized in Go-To Drills. Also see Favourite Drills for Kids.

Warm-up

Footwork

Passing

Dribbling (see Dribbling series)

Layups

Shooting

Fundamentals
Keys to shooting, 5star shadow, Tauer form, Nash block, Form, Frankston step-up, 90s, Pasquali reaction, Dave Love
Hubie Brown spot, movement, off the dribble
Partner conditioning
2-man conditioning, JJ Redick, Memphis sideline, Tauer on the move
Other partner
5star pairs spot, Billy Donovan, Nash 2 in a row, Triangle elbows, 32, 50, Eastman 3 and done, Streak, Villanova 20, 50 in pairs, Bill Self partner, Eagle, Moneyball, Partner 1-2-3, Partner reaction
3 players
2-minute, Alternates, Hubie Brown movement, Florida, 5star 3's, Ball reversal, 3-man conditioning, Australian, 3 in a row, Hanlen NBA challenges
Getting open
Huggins cutting, 5star cutting, Pitt sweep series, Mike Procopio wing, 5star foul-line flash, Villanova jab-swing series, Blast cuts, Create a lead
Off-ball screens
5star rotation, Bauer two-ball screening, Downscreens, Kevin O'Neill, Lee Rose guards, Bill Self perimeter, DeMatha flex, 2-shot flex, Wide pin-downs, Tom Crean, Oakland choice 2-ball
Ballscreens
Jenkins, Sidescreens, Mike MacKay, Dave Smart, Procopio series, Calipari two-man, Hanlen, Schepp
Teams
2-line make 7, 4 corner, Alternates, UBC, Catch and shoot, Dribble and shoot, Geneva Devils, Sevens, Vance Walberg 5-spot, Teams, Team pop-out, Lee Rose guards, 15-10-5-1, Hurley, Plus three, Move, Pirate, 7-up, 4-team pull-ups, Fast-break
Spot
Shell, Hubie Brown, 5star close-outs, Circle, Bulldog, 80 hoops, Indian River 2-ball, Beat the closeout, Blackford 5-spot
On the move
Hubie Brown, Tom Crean fill cuts, Jenkins, Curl, Tauer, 5star, Procopio game shots, Pull-thru, Continuous, Pop-out, Maryland, Borg, Blasone, Flare-wing, Cut-cut
Off the dribble (halfcourt)
Hubie Brown, Florida dribble series, Dribble and shoot, 5star shuffle, 5star workout, 5star triple b, 5star shots, Lee Rose, Altizer moves-counters, Change of pace
Off the dribble (fullcourt)
Lee Rose fullcourt, Danny Hurley fullcourt, 5star, Dribble shoot relay, Primary-secondary moves, Choice is yours, DeMatha speed, DeMatha transition, 31, 4-team pull-ups
Other fullcourt
5 ball, 5star outlet pass, Tennessee 4-man break, Dematha 4-corner jumpers, Florida 5-ball, Lokar transition, 3-man conditioning, 4-man conditioning, Choice is yours (6 ball), Florida wave, DeMatha transition, 80 hoops, Machine-gun, Pressure
Transition
Kevin O'Neill on the move, Duke, 5star, Lee Rose pre-game, 6-shot series, Fast-break
Triple threat
5star in the box, Nash game shots, FIBA, Mike Procopio, Tauer, Procopio wing, 5star jab series
Finishing
O'Neill moves, Dave Smart, Basketball BC, 5star triple b, Chair drill, Pasquali reaction, Kiwi, 5star finishing, Lee Rose, Villanova, Cross the lane, Daily dozen
Drive & kick
Penetration, 3-on-0 kick-out, Kick-out close-out, Duke 3-man, 3 drives 3 shots, Pivot kick, 4-out 1-in drive and kick, 3-line drive and kick, Fullcourt drive-kick, Drive-and-kick, String 3s, Partner reaction, Advantage, Penetration reaction
Dribble-drive
Calipari one-ball, Calipari two-ball, Dribble-drive, Pre-game, 3-line drive and kick, Oakland dribble-drive 3-ball
Zone
5star rotation, Zone, Zone high-low, Auriemma
Using chairs
Chair drills, Iowa movement without the ball, Kevin Eastman (elbow pickups, four chairs), Pro Training solo, Altizer challenge
Other workouts (see Off-season workouts)
Nash 20-minute, Triano 7-spot, 5-spot series, Billy Donovan (solo, partner, 3 players, screens, drive & kick, workouts), Procopio, Lebron James, Varidel, Australian, 5star pairs spot, Guard workout, Group workout, Dave Love, Pro Training solo, Altizer challenge, Tony Watson series, Curry challenge
5star on the move, Memphis sideline, JJ Redick, Triangle elbows, Downscreens, Procopio wing, Pistons bust-up, Pistons cutting, One bounce, Pivot kick
Other
Dribble handoffs, Handbacks, Tom Crean elbow catches, Kevin O'Neill handoffs, Procopio game shotsup

Free throws

Post play

Rebounding

Defending

On-ball
Nash wave, Memphis stance, Footfire, Zig-zag, 1 on 1 wing, UConn 1 on 1 stops, Duke form slides, Duke reaction, Slide and run, Nash triangle slides, Zig-zag closeout, DeMatha perfect slides, DeMatha zig-zag, Eastman dog
Close-outs
Nash triangle, Continuous, Weakside, Izzo jump to the ball, Philly, Team, Close-out lines, Dick Bennett, Pasquali, Petitgoue, X closeouts, Pack-line Vegas
Larmand, Calipari box, Close-out reach step, Close-out and slide, Fratello 4-player, DeMatha, DeMatha star, Australian, Superman, Raptors, Schepp, Woodley, Rudez
Jump to the ball
Face cuts, Nash, Villanova, 1 on 1 with passers, Skip pass 2 on 2, Hollins skip passes
Contest passes
Denial, Denial both sides, Huggins sprint to help, Pasquali, Weakside cuts, Weakside
1 on 1
Wing, DeMatha zig-zag, Primary-secondary
UConn stops, Duke, Stops, Coach as passer
Pitt close-out, Miami, Machine-gun, Weakside
Villanova, With passers, Blackhawk
Denial, Blast cuts, Pasquali denial, Pistons, Weakside cuts
Pasquali closeouts, Fratello close-outs, Swiss, Boone
Woodley 1 on 1 from ballscreen
Combination
3 on 1, Izzo jump to the ball, 2 on 2 shell, 4 on 2, Villanova 2 on 2, Husky closeouts, Procopio 3 on 3 shrink, Woodley 2 on 2, Spurs shift & close, 4 on 4 shell
Off-ball screens
Nash 2 on 2, Pangos, Greenvale, 4 on 4 diamond,
Woodley cross-down, Woodley single-double
Ballscreens
Bill Self, 4 on 4, Greenvale, Messina, Woodley 1 on 1 from ballscreen, Woodley 2 on 2 ballscreens, Utah Jazz hands drill
Dribble penetration
3 on 3 kick-out, Forcing left shell, Pitt 4 on 4 penetration, DeMatha shell, Calipari 4 on 4 shell, Woodley 4 on 4, Paint touches, 4 on 4 help rotations
3 on 3 close-out
Dick Bennett, Jack Bennett, Izzo, Woodley, Spurs shift & close
Post
4 on 1 post, Dick Bennett, Shell double-down, Jack Bennett, Pistons, Pasquali, Green shell, Danny Manning, DeMatha shell, Oakland 4 on 1 post, Oakland pressure, Raptors 5 on 5 post entry, Woodley post
Transition
DeMatha perfect slides, Duke rush to 2 on 1, Transition build-up
Footwork (also see conditioning)
Lane slides, Slide and run, Nash triangle, Calipari box, Close-out reach step, Wootten triangle, Close-out 3x, X closeouts, 5star workout, Duke agility, Duke reaction, Duke mirror
Other
Pistons 4 on 3, Memphis shell, DeMatha wildcatup

Conditioning

Fast break

Transition

Pressing

Press break

1 on 1

Attack/Defend

Scrimmage

Tactics


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