Footwork Fundamentals in Basketball

This episode of the Coach Approach, OzSwoosh Coach Craig Rowe shares his perspective on the importance of footwork fundamentals in basketball.


He also suggests many beginner coaches may be neglecting to teach good basketball basics to players at the grassroots level.

OzSwoosh emphasise the importance of good footwork to the athletes they work as well as teaching other important body movement techniques.

So to maximise training efficiency we recommend you use dynamic warm ups to ensure footwork is being covered in training sessions.

Also, Coach Rowe shares a body movement fundamentals drill he uses to help develop good basketball footwork fundamentals at the grassroots level.

0:00 Introduction
0:32 What Beginner Coaches Neglect
0:44 What Are Footwork Fundamentals
2:40 Importance of Footwork Fundamentals
3:35 Dynamic Warm Up
4:48 Kinetic Chain Explained
5:45 Body Movement Fundamentals Drill

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Disclaimer: Basketball, like many sports, may result in serious injury or even death. Drills and ideas contained in OzSwoosh videos are demonstrations only. Coaches and players re-enacting the drills, or following advice, do so at their own risk. Also, children should always play under the supervision of a responsible adult.

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