Pre-Practice Routine: A Time for Skill Building and Relationship Building

By Joe Haefner

Pre-Practice Routine: A Time for Skill Building and Relationship Building

When I observe youth basketball practices, I see a lot of wonderful things being done. Creative drills, good teaching, and positive experiences being created to…

Trying New Drills – No Dribble Is Still One of the Best

By Joe Haefner

Trying New Drills – No Dribble Is Still One of the Best

I’ve tried dozens of new drills this year with both our 4th graders and our 10th grade high school team. I plan to keep using several of them. I’ll start writing up the drills and sharing them with you soon. But I keep going back to a really simple drill that is still one of my favorites…

Triangle Pass and Cut Drill

By Joe Haefner

Triangle Pass and Cut Drill

This is a great multi-purpose drill that takes a piece of your offense (pass and cut) and combines it with skill development. The drill teaches players…

Multi-option Play Used To Get Zach Randolph Open On The Low Block

By Joe Haefner

Memphis Grizzlies Play – Multi-option Play: Slice Quick 3 Out Rub

The Slice Quick 3 Out Rub is a misdirection multi-option play that is run by the Memphis Grizzlies. The play has a ton of options…

Improve Your Transition Defense With The “Tear Butt” Drill

By Joe Haefner

Improve Your Transition Defense With The “Tear Butt” Drill

In this video from our Breakthrough Basketball Camps, Matt Keeley & Jim Huber demonstrates a great transition defense drill. It is a great…