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Hand-Off Shooting – Shooting Drill

How the Drill Works:

Players at the top of the key dribble down and perform a handoff with a wing player cutting to the top of the key who then takes the shot or drives for the layup.

Purpose:

To work on shooting off hand-offs and performing them as they can be tricky for players to master unless drilled often.

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Speed Shooting – Shooting Drill

How the Drill Works:

Three groups line up along the baseline. The first player in the group sprints the floor with the ball, pulls up for a shot, rebounds, then sprints back down the other end and shoots, rebounds, and passes to the next player in line.

Purpose:

This drills makes sure the players are fatigued when shooting the basketball and works on players learning to decelerate and be on balance when shooting the ball.

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Chase Down Layups – Shooting Drill

How the Drill Works:

Two lines of players on the baseline at each end of the court. The offensive player starts with an advantage and sprints the court and must lay the ball up while under pressure from the defensive player.

Purpose:

To teach players layups at full speed while under pressure from a defender. Also works on chase-down defense.

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Tennessee Drill – Shooting Drill

How the Drill Works:

The ball starts under the basket. On every trip down the floor there will be two passes and a layup. The first two passers must switch sides of the floor and then take a jump shot from either the high post or three-point line receiving the ball from the players on the sideline. The player that performs the layup then initiates the next trip down the floor with the two players that passed the ball to the shooters.

Purpose:

Allows players to work on layups as well as shooting from different areas on the floor. Two other benefits are practicing passing the ball ahead to a teammate running at full speed and the drill is also great for conditioning since the players are under a time limit.

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