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

Advanced Ballhandling Workout With Double and Triple Moves

By Joe Haefner, Basketball Breakthrough 01/14/2019, 12:00pm CST

Don't be afraid to try new things and make mistakes. Use this time to develop creativity and find new ways to solve problems (advance the ball).

Basketball Rebounding Mentality and Fundamentals

By Dr. James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 01/09/2019, 12:00pm CST

Get with your youth, middle school, freshman and JV coaches and make this a priority in their teaching, so that when they are at the varsity level they already have that mindset.

How to Be More Aggressive in Basketball

By Mental Toughness Trainer 01/09/2019, 12:00pm CST

Eat the right food, and get enough sleep every day so you’re always playing at your best and developing your skills as quickly as possible.

Basketball Late-Game Defense

By Dr. James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 12/28/2018, 12:00pm CST

Defenders on the outside should contest the shot by getting a hand up high (without fouling). 

Spacing and Positioning on the Court

By Sean LeBeauf, 12/26/2018, 12:00pm CST

Teach the fundamentals of both spacing and positioning to your team in order to not only improve player performance but give said players the knowledge they need to have in order to find success in basketball.

Don Meyer’s Shooting Games and Free-Throw Drills

By Winning Hoops 12/18/2018, 12:00pm CST

A player shoots a free throw, and if it’s missed the player runs. If the teammates don’t encourage the shooter, then everyone runs.

It is also important to specifically train with the same explosive intensity you expect to output when going up for a dunk.

How to Improve Basketball Rebounding: Tips, Drills and Fundamentals

By Breakthrough Basketball 12/03/2018, 12:00pm CST

With each dribble with your right hand, touch the rim with your left hand. If you can't get the rim, try to get the net.

Let your mind rest, your muscles heal and allow proper recovery time for injuries. While you rest, you should be reflecting on your game and what and how you want to improve. 

Five Small Changes That Help Kids Get Better on the Court

By 11/14/2018, 12:00pm CST

Most players go through a period in their development where they think they have it all figured out. But there is a difference between knowing something and having it mastered.

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