Basketball Basics

Basketball Footwork Agility Drill

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Basketball Footwork Agility Drill - Coaching Basketball Fundamentals

OzSwoosh Academy athlete Taylin demonstrates a basic basketball footwork agility drill used to improve defensive technique. The footwork used in this drill involves basic footwork patterns and includes hip turns and defensive slides. Athletes should work to stay low when sliding and to avoid cross their feet. When back peddling athletes need to ensure their […]

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 […]