The Ultimate Way To Develop Basketball Moves Faster

We’re going to show you a genius method for learning basketball moves. This same method rapidly speeds up the development of the basketball moves.

However, there is a HUGE problem with becoming great at basketball moves… there are thousands of different moves all over the Internet.

What the heck do you practice? And how do you become great at all of the moves? With the traditional approach, it’s impossible.

One video is 47 dribbling moves, another is 29 triple threat moves, another is 39 post moves, and the list goes on.

Well, we have the solution for you. Just by learning these few pieces of footwork, you will immediately become great at hundreds of basketball moves.

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo da Vinci

Nearly a decade ago, I was very fortunate to meet NBA Skills Trainer Don Kelbick.

For those of you who don’t know Don Kelbick, he has trained Olympic gold medalists and NBA All-Stars like Joe Johnson, NBA Champions and NBA All-Defensive Players like Bruce Bowen, NBA 3-Point Shooting Leaders like Raja Bell, JJ Barea, and thousands of collegiate, high school, and youth players.

Don Kelbick is a master at simplifying the complex subject of player development.

Don says, "Rather than teaching you 100 different moves, I will teach you 3 pivots and 3 counters and how to apply them in 100 different situations." Once, you read the entire article and watch the videos below, I think you will understand the genius behind this statement.

When Don studied the game, he noticed that the same footwork was being used in different situations with all of these different moves. That’s where he got the 3 pivots and 3 counters.

So in essence, by learning these 3 pivots and 3 counters, you learn thousands of basketball moves.

We’ll explain why this accelerates skill development below. But first, let’s go over a couple examples of this to give you a better understanding of what we’re talking about.

The Step Through

One pivot that Don teaches is the front pivot. And the counter to the front pivot is the step through. And we’re going to show you numerous ways to use the step through.

In this video, after the dribble, the first action is a front pivot to face the basket. The second action (the counter) is a step through.

That way, you can visualize the footwork as we explain the situations.

To get open in the post, you can use a step through move to get the defender on your backside. You can also do this to get open on the perimeter. Here is a video clip of Don Kelbick teaching the move in the post.

You can use a step through as a triple threat move to get by the defense on the perimeter.

You can use a step through to create space on the perimeter.

With some of your dribble moves, you will use a step through to beat the defense.

This is similar to what is explained by Don Kelbick in this video.

You step through when splitting the hedge on a screen.

If you play defense beyond the 3-point line, you will constantly step through (crossover step) to stay in front of the offense.

The Drop Step

Another footwork that Don teaches is the drop step.

Here is a video of a drop step in the post.


You can drop step in the post to score.


You can drop step on the perimeter when a defensive player overplays the passing lane.

A defensive player goes for the steal on pass to you and misses. Instead of turning into the defender to attack the basket... simply catch the ball, drop step, and dribble to the basket.


You can drop step to clear space on the perimeter when the defense is harassing you. Some call this space step. This helps create space to attack or pass.


You can drop step as a finishing move. When attacking the basket, you pick up your dribble to avoid the defense, and drop step to the basket. Some call this a spin.


You can drop step on defense to reposition your hips. The only difference being that you don't pivot.

Here is a video clip that talks about situations 2 and 3.

How This Simplified Teaching Technique Accelerates Skill Development

This learning method applies previously learned principles. Why is this important...

If you can refer to previously learned principles and apply it to a new situation, it greatly increases your rate of learning and skill development.

Just like if you walk up to a new set of stairs. A set of stairs that you've never seen before. You don't have to relearn how to walk up the stairs. You've done this before but in a different situation.

Because of this, it's easy for you to figure out how to walk up the stairs.

Now if you take the step through example, you don't teach 7 different moves and give it 7 different names.

You teach the player the same footwork move in 7 different situations. You tell them that they've already learned this. The only difference is that it's in a new situation.

You would be amazed at how quickly players are able to pick this up.

You can progress through skills much quicker...

And it greatly accelerates your players' development.

This gives you more time to work on other things and develop better skills!

You Can Also Combine Post and Perimeter Workouts!

Another great thing to Don Kelbick’s Attack & Counter Skill Development System is that you can also combine post and perimeter workouts. Since the footwork is the same, the only thing you change is the distance that the player performs the drill from.

For example, to turn and face the basket in the post, a player will use a front pivot.

For a perimeter player cutting from the corner to the wing, you can use the same footwork. (Note: It's irrelevant if you teach hop, pivots, or both.)

Now you can take your whole team through the whole footwork series without having to teach different things on different ends of the court.

Learn The Entire System And How To Teach It Step By Step

Now if you want to learn exactly how to accelerate your player development and win more games by simplifying the teaching process, check out Don Kelbick's Attack and Counter Skill Development System.

It covers exactly how to teach the footwork through the three pivots and three counters. Not only does it show you how to apply it to numerous post moves, guard moves, dribble moves and triple threat moves, it also shows you to apply the footwork to attack screens, move without the ball, and other situations.

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Click here to get started on the Attack & Counter System.

What do you think? Let us know by leaving your comments, suggestions, and questions...


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REG says:
3/27/2018 at 2:27:53 PM

As always, thanks for great coaching insight. It is particularly motivating for me because I am constantly looking to work on pivots and footwork, especially with our younger players but fellow coaches refuse on the grounds that players find it 'too boring, they're here to play not be drilled'! How do you teach them the game without the fundamentals? What I find inspiring seeing how very much can be achieved with 3 effective pivots and 3 counters. But how to persuade the other coaches to support developing under 10s and it isn't boring drills?


KH says:
3/26/2018 at 10:53:26 AM

Love the videos. The notes with arrows and squiggles make no sense to me. Is there a key for how to read these somewhere?

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Jeff says:
3/26/2018 at 11:01:59 AM

Curvy (squiggly) line is a player dribbling.
Dotted line is a pass.
Solid straight line is a cut (player moving).

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KH says:
3/26/2018 at 11:32:12 AM

OK. Thanks. And I figured out X1 is defence1... not "one time".

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Jeff says:
3/26/2018 at 3:49:34 PM

Yep. Forgot to mention the Xs represent defenders.


Dr. Ackley says:
4/3/2017 at 8:04:43 PM

Love the program, love the emails, using for Marshall Islands National Women's Team 17 and under, getting great results. Thanks for being proactive with the emails!


Angel says:
4/2/2017 at 1:19:00 PM

Love all the info .i have picked up a lot of new stuff and have practiced it with my 13yr old his play has picked up greatly along with his confidence thanks for everything. 2thumbs up.


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