Youth Basketball

Mirror Dribbling Basketball Warmup Drill For Kids

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Fun Youth Basketball Games For Kids - Mirror Dribbling (Ball Handling Game)

This FUN Basketball Drill for Kids is a Mirror Dribble Challenge and is a good basketball warmup drill. It is also a great listening and reaction game for beginner basketball players. Mirror Dribbling Basketball Warmup Drill Basketball Skill Acquisition Dexterity Spatial Awareness Reaction Time Visual Learning Ball Handling Dribbling Basketball Drill Purpose This simple game […]

Basketball Basics

Basketball Passing Windows

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Basketball Passing Windows - Coaching Basketball Fundamentals

OzSwoosh Academy athletes help in demonstrating the concept of passing windows in basketball. While there are many types of passing in basketball, here Coach Rowe discusses the 6 passing windows on an on-ball defender. These are often used when making a penetrating pass or entry pass in basketball. Having basketball players understand these options leads […]

Youth Basketball

Basketball Shooting Game – ‘Word Scramble’

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Fun Basketball Shooting Game For Kids - Word Scramble

This FUN Basketball Drill for Kids is called “Word Scramble” a competitive basketball shooting game for beginners. Word Scramble Shooting Game Basketball Skill Acquisition Change of Pace Change of Direction Running Starting Stopping Shot Technique Lay-Up Technique Communication Teamwork Dribbling Basketball Drill Purpose This simple basketball shooting game promotes teamwork and helps athletes work on […]

Basketball Basics

Basketball Close Out Drop Step Agility Drill

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Basketball Close Out Drop Step Agility Drill - Coaching Basketball Fundamentals

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 […]