Basketball Drills On Steroids & Why The Workout Stud Turns Into A Game Dud

By Joe Haefner

Basketball Drills On Steroids & Why The Workout Stud Turns Into A Game Dud

If you’ve been around basketball for a few years, you’ve probably seen this…

2-1-0 Dribbling Drills – How the “Three Step Dribble Progression” Makes Your Drills More Efficient

By Joe Haefner

2-1-0 Dribbling Drills – How the “Three Step Dribble Progression” Makes Your Drills More Efficient

This video shows one of my favorite stationary dribbling progressions used in our…

This Drill & Practice Adjustment Could Lead To A 36% Improvement During Games

By Joe Haefner

This Drill & Practice Adjustment Could Lead To A 36% Improvement During Games

If you don’t know a lot about variable & random practice, you definitely should read this.

Variable & random practice can be quite…

Shooting Workout Mistakes – When game-like shooting drills do NOT help

By Joe Haefner

Shooting Workout Mistakes – When game-like shooting drills do NOT help

Shooting game-like shots are not always appropriate. And it’s a common mistake even among experienced players and coaches.

The reason I bring this up is that I think there are misconceptions. I hear trainers that work with professional players say things like…

7 Passing Drills To Reduce Bad Passes and Score More Points

By Joe Haefner

7 Passing Drills To Reduce Bad Passes and Score More Points

The passing drills below should help you dramatically reduce bad passes and turnovers. This will lead to more offensive possessions ending in a shot. And that typically means…

Master Your Close Outs and On Ball Defense With This Drill – 1 on 1 Wing Close Outs

By Joe Haefner

Master Your Close Outs and On Ball Defense With This Drill – 1 on 1 Wing Close Outs

Proper execution of defensive close outs is extremely important to a great defense. If you don’t properly close out, you give up more open shots and dribble drives. Also, it’s impossible to have a great defense, if you are at a constant disadvantage playing 5v4, 4v3, 3v2, etc. Well, here is a game-like drill that forces your players to…

New Zone Offense Passing Drill

By Joe Haefner

New Zone Offense Passing Drill

This drill is designed to help you incorporate the skip pass into your zone offense. It will create open three-point shots for your shooters and post-shots for your big men. The idea of the…

Lay Up & Footwork Basketball Drill, Anatomical Confusion, and Shot Fake Tips

By Joe Haefner

Lay Up & Footwork Basketball Drill, Anatomical Confusion, and Shot Fake Tips

Here is a lay up and footwork drill. Bob also talks about anatomical confusion and shot fake tips…

Golden State’s Zipper Flare Play

By Joe Haefner

Golden State’s Zipper Flare Play

This is a play that the Golden State Warriors used in Game Six of the 2016 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers to get Klay Thompson a three-point shot after the ball was entered into the post. The set gives you several other options and…

3 Wall Passing Drills To Improve Coordination, Ball Handling, Strength, Catching and Passing

By Joe Haefner

3 Wall Passing Drills To Improve Coordination, Ball Handling, Strength, Catching and Passing

Here are three wall passing drills. These are great drills to improve hand-eye coordination and athletic strength while developing passing, catching, and…