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How to Be More Aggressive in Basketball

By Mental Toughness Trainer, 01/09/19, 12:00PM CST

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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.

If your youth basketball coaching sessions have seen your coach imploring you to be more aggressive out there on the court, there are a great number of drills you can do to gain more toughness and therefore be more aggressive in your basketball.

Let’s take a look at some of the drills you can be teaching to improve today and in the future.

Teaching the Aggressive Defensive Basketball Position Drill

Aggressive play starts with defense. Put your energy into stopping that opposing player from scoring like your life depended on it. Get every rebound, and never give up on it. This is a way to play aggressively when playing the fundamentals of basketball. Your teammates will notice and consider you a valuable asset on the court, someone who will always have their back.