FUN Basketball Dribbling Warm-up Drill – ‘High Five’

This basketball dribbling drill for kids is called “High Five”. A fun basketball warm-up game for kids.


High Five Basketball Dribbling Drill…

Basketball Skill Acquisition

  • Dribbling
  • Ball Handling
  • Ball Control
  • Eyes Up
  • Dexterity
  • Team Building

Basketball Drill Purpose

This fun basketball dribbling drill can be used to develop both ball handling skills or be used as a fun warm up game for middle school kids. Perfect for working on keeping eyes off the ball while dribbling.

Basketball Equipment Needed

Area the size of a half court. 1 ball per player.

How To Play

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To challenge players, you can have them do different types of crossovers before passing each other and high fiving with opposite hands, alternating dribble and hand each time they pass someone. You can also use this basketball dribbling drill as a way to learn names with a new team, have players say there name first 2 times through, then have opposing players have 2 remember and say players name last 2 times through.

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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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