Basketball Practice

Sheridan Perimeter Individual Skills

I received this basketball workout from Coach Steve Smiley formerly Head Coach at Sheridan College and currently an Assistant at Weber State. PERIMETER WARM-UP (Approximately one minute on each of these, SIT INTO YOUR GAME) Two ball dribbling sequence +…

Basketball Drills Defensive Closeouts

This post shows a way to add some variety to practicing closeouts. I received it as a part of the most recent University of Washington Women’s Basketball Coaching Newsletter written by Coach Mike Neighbors. If you would like to receive…

Basketball Perimeter Individual Skill Drills

From an old Creighton Burns’ newsletter… The skills of passing and catching on the move remain a significant area of deficiency and are areas that can be difficult to teach and drill. The ability of guards and perimeter players to…

Post Play Basics

These notes about post play are from the Xavier Basketball Coaching Newsletter. To subscribe to their newsletter and to see the archives of their past newsletters, click here: Xavier Newsletter Get Position Before you can make a move on the…

Basketball Coaching Special Situations

The chart below is something that I use to quickly plan and organize the segment of our practices. I believe in practicing situations at the end of every practice–even if for only five minutes. Do not stick to the rows…