A common basketball conditioning drill, 17s require you to run from sideline to sideline 17 times in just over a minute. Although your goal is to complete 17, set a minimum of goal of 12.
In this defensive conditioning drills for basketball video, Coach Bruno offers up 13 different drills all designed to turn up the defensive pressure and minimize easy baskets by opponents. The drills you will see are great for developing positive defensive habits and they work as conditioning drills as well.
Players should attempt to catch the basketball at the highest point. Immediately ‘chin’ the basketball on the catch. This means placing the basketball under the chin with elbows out for protection. Players must land with feet shoulder width apart with knees slightly bent for a strong base.
16 Conditioning Drills to Help Your Team Get In Top Shape. 1. Full Court Dribble Moves With Finish. 2. 1v1 Speed Dribble. 3. 10 Second Fast Break Drill. 4. Continuous 1 on 1 Games. 5. Danny Miles' Pride Drill - Defense, Fast Break, & Conditioning. 6. Defensive Slide Drill - Cup Slides. 7. USC’s Five-Man Fast Break Drill. 8. Fast Break "Pass and Replace" Drill. 9.
Here is a listing of our most popular drills that can easily be installed in your practices. 1. ‘Guard the Yard’ closeout drill. This defensive drill teaches your players to effectively and fundamentally close out on potential shooters. It’s also great for conditioning. 2. The ‘Pride Drill.’.
When pressuring the basketball, the defender should trace the basketball with one hand and keep the other hand low to poke away a dribble. This is meant to be a conditioning drill too. Players should be sprinting and back-pedalling hard on every closeout. Make sure it’s game pace!
In order to have a great defense night in and night out, you must be able to defend the basketball in a one on one setting. This is a fast-paced drill to practice in order to get better at closing out, contest shots, and prevent dribble penetration.
Basketball Defensive Drills #1 Figure 8 Defensive Slide. This is a good warm-up defensive drill. It works on staying down in a good defensive stance, defensive footwork, and it helps with your agility, quickness, and overall basketball conditioning. If you have access to a basketball court, you can use the lines of the court.