This close out drop step basketball agility drill is good to work on defensive footwork, close out footwork and hand harassment of the ball handler.
Athletes work together in 30 second stints to work hard to speed up their defensive basketball footwork fundamentals.
Players communicate ‘ball’ on the closeout.
Basketball Close Out Drop Step Agility Drill
Basketball Skill Acquisition
- Close Out
- Box Out
- Drop Step
- Hand Positioning
- Reaction Time
Basketball Drill Purpose
To help lay the foundational basketball footwork required when defending a ball handler. Improved reaction time and hand positioning as well as communication are key teaching points. Adding the number of reps improves defensive stamina and endurance.
Basketball Equipment Needed
A small area and 4 markers or a jump ball circle approximately 6 feet x 6 feet, a stop watch to time the drill.
How To Do This Skill
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