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Teach your kids how to pass, shoot, and "D up" like the pros with these basketball drills and practice tips.

Basketball Is as Simple as Getting Buckets

By Karlyle Ross, CoachUp Nation 01/18/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Four Tips to Become a Better Rebounder

By CoachUp Nation 01/11/2018, 12:00pm CST

Be careful not to be too quick when playing defense, as there is a fine balance between reacting too soon and too late.

Fundamentals of Developing a Free Throw Routine

By Nick Caprio, Youth1 01/09/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

The Best Defense for Youth Basketball

By Basketball For Coaches 01/08/2018, 12:00pm CST

This defense is simple enough to employ with players as young as 5-years-old.

Basketball Tips: Defensive Rebounding

By CoachUp Nation 01/02/2018, 12:00pm CST

Grabbing defensive rebounds is essential for success and a surefire way to earn more playing time from your coach.

Three Tips for Defensive Slides in Basketball

By Nick Caprio, Youth1 12/22/2017, 12:00pm CST

Widening your base when doing defensive slides might be a little uncomfortable at first, but it is the best way to play lockdown defense.

How to Properly Warm Up Before Playing Basketball

By Nick Caprio, Youth1 12/19/2017, 12:00pm CST

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.

Four-Minute Layup Drill

By Online Basketball Drill 11/30/2017, 12:00pm CST

Make sure that all players are using proper chest pass fundamentals, snapping the ball and finishing with the thumbs down and fingers pointing out.

New to Coaching Youth Basketball - What Should You Teach?

By Joe Haefner, Breakthrough Basketball 11/29/2017, 12:00pm CST

Fundamentals are broken into three levels and assigned to age groups

For youth players, we want to focus on the long-term development, not how many games they win when they're 11 years old. 

Improve Your Progress in Basketball and in Life

By NBC Camps 11/20/2017, 12:00pm CST

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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