Teach your kids how to pass, shoot, and "D up" like the pros with these basketball drills and practice tips.
Be aggressive and seize opportunities (the ones you create and those that are presented to you). Every player can have a positive impact on offense, one bucket at a time.
Be careful not to be too quick when playing defense, as there is a fine balance between reacting too soon and too late.
So for all of the young basketball players out their, make sure you develop a routine that you are comfortable with and also do not overlook free throws, they are just as important as anything in the game of basketball.
This defense is simple enough to employ with players as young as 5-years-old.
Grabbing defensive rebounds is essential for success and a surefire way to earn more playing time from your coach.
Widening your base when doing defensive slides might be a little uncomfortable at first, but it is the best way to play lockdown defense.
Opposed to standing stretches routine, the dynamic exercise keeps the player focused rather than daydreaming while standing still and losing all the momentum created in the warmup before.
Make sure that all players are using proper chest pass fundamentals, snapping the ball and finishing with the thumbs down and fingers pointing out.
For youth players, we want to focus on the long-term development, not how many games they win when they're 11 years old.
Turn your attention to how you will progress out of setback and into a better frame of mind. Once you are there, turn your attention back to the progress of your goals and dreams.
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