Practicing ball handling skills is very important to learn in basketball. The most exposure a 5-year-old has to basketball in most cases is shooting a toy ball into a kid’s basketball hoop. That’s why ball-handling is crucial to learning the game! Check out this video to see how I work on ball handling with my daughter.
Not specifically. Maybe someone else does. 5 and 6-year-olds barely have the strength to get a youth basketball in a lowered hoop. Many will still need to use both hands at this age. 3 and 4-year-olds will really struggle with this as they are also still working on fine motor skills and coordination.
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stand facing the coach. On the coach’s command, the player circles the basketball in and out of their legs in a figure 8 pattern. Have the players stop and then circle the ball in the opposite direction. 3. Throw ball in air & catch In this drill the players stand facing the coach, holding their basketball with both hands, waist high.
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5. Monkey in the Middle and Bull in the Ring - Here is a great way to introduce defenders to your passing drills. 6. 3 on 2 Continuous Passing - No Dribble - This is a full court drill that emphasizes passing, cutting, and footwork. 7. 5 on 3 + 2 Fast Break Offense Drill - This drill improves transition offense, passing, and decision making. 8.
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Brendan Winters Six years after Co-founding Pro Skills Basketball and coaching kids from 2nd grade through 12th grade year-round in basketball clinics, camps, AAU teams, and private training, I have a pretty good grasp on the areas most youth basketball players need to improve.