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…

The Star Close Out Drill (Great for a warm up too!)

By Joe Haefner

The Star Close Out Drill (Great for a warm up too!)

This drill works on several components, sprinting to a close out, contesting the shot, blocking out and the push step. It’s also a great warm up drill to use for…

New Article – Develop Better Basketball Decision Makers With Russian Hockey Super Coach and Herb Brooks

By Joe Haefner

New Article – Develop Better Basketball Decision Makers With Russian Hockey Super Coach and Herb Brooks

In this article, you will find a lot of tips, drills, and advice to elevate your player’s decision-making, skill development, and performance. But first, I want to talk about some lessons from a hockey coaching legend. This Russian super coach was ahead of his time. I think you’ll…

This drill improves ball movement, spacing, and passing

By Joe Haefner

This drill improves ball movement, spacing, and passing

This drill teaches passing and movement. Your players will learn ball reversals and how to attack the paint with a pass. This drill is…

The 555 Shooting Drill — Develops Rhythm, Range, and Footwork

By Joe Haefner

The 555 Shooting Drill — Develops Rhythm, Range, and Footwork

Here is a shooting drill that Coach Kelbick uses to start almost every workout with his players, especially with the NBA & professional players that he trained. The tips provided will help you develop a quicker release and increase your…