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 your needs and used during your fall skill development workouts or can be used in practices this coming season as well.
Please make sure your sound is on to see the video.
Click the play arrow to see the drill. The drill is a YouTube video, so you will need to be able to access YouTube to see the drill.
The Coach in the video is Russ Willemsen from the South Alabama men’s staff. Coach Willemsen saw Vanderbilt Men’s Coach Kevin Stallings use the drill.
To score a point in the drill, the player must make 3 in a row from one spot. The goal of the drill is to score as many points as possible in 5 minutes. Since the video is a demonstration, the shooter only shoots for 2 minutes.
The player is allowed to select the spots where they shoot from. You can decide whether you want to allow them to shoot more than once from a spot where they have already scored a point from.
If you run the drill for 5 minutes, there certainly is an aspect of mental toughness as players need to fight through consecutive misses or missing on the 3rd shot.