Toughness Drills

Toughness on the Dribble

A few drills from Drew Hanlen, Founder of Pure Sweat Basketball to work with your players on being strong and tough with the basketball while dribbling. The drills are a sample from his Pure Sweat Basketball Skill Development Video. The…

Basketball Drills 3 in a Row Toughness Shooting

This toughness shooting drill called “3 in a Row” is among the resources for both coaches and player available from basketballhq. They have several more videos as well as basketball coaching resource articles. The drill can be modified to fit…

Mental Toughness and Ball Toughness Drills

These drills are included in Coach Lee DeForest’s Princeton Offense system, which includes practice planning (with ideas for both offense and defense) to teach the system. I hope you find something that you can either use in your summer workouts,…

Basketball Drills Inferno Toughness

Diagrams created with FastDraw Editor’s note from Brian: You might want to start out with one or two minutes rather than 4 minutes and have your players build up to 4 minutes. Especially for younger teams. The drill was contributed…

Basketball Drills Defending Perfect Movement

This post contains three videos from Xavier practice with Head Basketball Coach Chris Mack. The first triangle rebounding drill emphasizing taking the rebound aggressively. The second video is a 5 on 5 defensive drill requiring the defense to play perfectly…

Basketball Team Toughness Drill

This drill came from Drew Hanlen’s Pure Sweat Basketball Team Toughness Drill Book. Drew is an NBA Strategic Skills Coach & Consultant that has helped over 25 NBA and NBA pre-draft players including David Lee (Warriors) and Bradley Beal (Wizards).…

Basketball Drills 5 Lane Passing

I have not used this drill, but it is one that I think is worth experimenting with for 10 or 15 minutes to see if it is worth continuing to use in your program. I think it is worth experimenting…