Basketball Footwork Fundamentals (Basic Foot Fakes)

In this video Coach Craig Rowe explains 4 basic basketball footwork fundamentals used in the open court and also the concept of corridors.

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Demonstrated by OzSwoosh Rookies they go through the different basic foot fakes that build the foundational footwork in basketball.

So here you will see our athlete stutter step, hesitation, onside and reverse pivot fake footwork without the ball.

These basketball footwork fundamentals are also done in the traditional coaching method of corridors.

So, corridors are where the court is divided into lanes for players to operate within.

Basic Basketball Footwork (Foot Fakes)

Basketball Skill Acquisition

  • Running
  • Change of Pace
  • Stutter Step
  • Hesitation Step
  • Onside Step
  • Reverse Pivot Fake
  • Explosiveness
  • Body Movement
  • Efficiency, Pivoting

Basketball Drill Purpose

To help lay the foundational basketball footwork required in basketball without a ball, as well as to build a foundation for using the same footwork with a ball as part of basketball skill progression.

Basketball Equipment Needed

Full length basketball court or flat running surface of considerable length.

How To Do The Skill

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