1v1 Ball Handling & Defensive Drill – Earn Your Dribbles

By Joe Haefner

1v1 Ball Handling & Defensive Drill – Earn Your Dribbles

As noted in the video, this 1 on 1 drill is great for improving your dribble moves and attacking the hoop. It’s another drill variation to improve your…

Basketball Shooting & Ball Handling Workouts For Serious Players – Videos With 17 Drills

By Joe Haefner

Basketball Shooting & Ball Handling Workouts For Serious Players – Videos With 17 Drills

This is a high-level ball handling & shooting workout for serious players. It was developed by NBA skills trainer Don Kelbick. While there is plenty of dribbling and finishing, this workout puts an emphasis on…

2 Critical Tips For Better Ball Handling Consistency

By Joe Haefner

2 Critical Tips For Better Ball Handling Consistency

As much as basketball seems to be about highlight plays–who dunked the hardest, who crossed who, who shot the game winning bucket — it’s not. And never has been. Generally, basketball is a game that entirely revolves around…

Gates Dribbling Drill – Rewards Great Offense and Defense

By Joe Haefner

Gates Dribbling Drill – Rewards Great Offense and Defense

This competitive drill doubles as both a dribbling and defensive 1-on-1 drill. It rewards ball handlers for good dribbling habits. Habits like dribbling in straight lines, attacking the defender’s hip, and being efficient with the dribble. It also rewards good defense. If you can keep the…

Keep Your Players’ Head Up While Dribbling This Drill (Great Warm Up Drill Too)

By Joe Haefner

Keep Your Players’ Head Up While Dribbling This Drill (Great Warm Up Drill Too)

This is a great warm up drill that improves ball handling and dribbling with your head up. Not to mention, it’s fun for all levels. As players get accustomed to the rules of the game, you can also improve the ability to be elusive and…

Unique Way To Keep Players Head Up While Ball Handling

By Joe Haefner

Unique Way To Keep Players Head Up While Ball Handling

Over the past couple of years I have used balloons with my youth players to…

Engage & Challenge Your Players With These Unique 3-Ball Dribbling Drills

By Joe Haefner

Engage & Challenge Your Players With These Unique 3-Ball Dribbling Drills

Check out these extremely challenging dribbling and passing progressions from our…

Dribble Moves and Finishing Drill

By Joe Haefner

Improve Your Dribble Moves and Finishing With This Drill

This is a good drill for practicing lay-ups both right and left handed, as the players alternate driving to the basket from the right and from the left. It also teaches players how to execute dribble moves in…

Why You Can Have The Ball Longer Than 5 Seconds Under Pressure

By Joe Haefner

Why You Can Have The Ball Longer Than 5 Seconds Under Pressure

In the video below, Breakthrough Elite Guard Camp instructor Matt Keeley takes you through a commonly misunderstood rule by…

Learn How To Handle Contact With Battle Lines

By Joe Haefner

Learn How To Handle Contact With Battle Lines

The battle lines drill series is a great series to incorporate into your in season practices and out of season training. This drill series shows great…