Post Up Back To The Basket In Basketball (Baseline Moves)

In this video Coach Craig Rowe explains the traditional method to post up with your back to the basket in Basketball.

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OzSwoosh athlete Aaron helps demonstrate basic baseline post up moves.

Coach Craig discusses the method of show and go and low and slow.

He also explains how to land on the hope and the difference between the baseline spin (forward pivot) and drop step (reverse pivot) moves.

How To Post Up In Basketball…

Basketball Skill Acquisition

  • Posting Up
  • Mid Post Position
  • Baseline Spin Footwork
  • Drop Step Baseline Footwork
  • Show and Go
  • Catching on the Hop
  • Target Hands
  • Entry Pass

Basketball Drill Purpose

To help lay the foundational basketball footwork and dexterity required for a for posting up with your back to the basket in basketball. Working on baseline forward pivot or spin, or working on the drop step. To add basketball post finishing move sto help avoid a defender trailing from behind.

Basketball Equipment Needed

Basketball Backboard and Ring.
Lined Keyway with block and hash marks

How To Do The Skill

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