The first few months of a fitness program are the hardest, progress can be slow which often causes confidence to erode, and the initial zest and hope that you had can turn to doubt and maybe even despair but if you stick to your guns, you will be successful.
Many times when a younger player goes to camp there aren't always many youth dribbling drills that are adequate for developing younger players. The ball is bigger, a younger player has smaller hands. So it can be quite a challenge to dribble the ball.
While the obvious and most full proof way to stop your opponent's break would be to always have your entire team back on defense, it is a simple fact that throughout the course of a game, there will be times when your opponent has a numbers advantage. Your youth basketball team should devote practice time to both transitioning back on defense and how to defend a fast break when you don't have everyone back.
Many people only consider the "stroke" of shooting (Step 3), which is really just tip of the iceberg. Step 3, or the release, is built on the foundation of Step 1 and Step 2, which consist of getting the ball to ready position, the shooting pocket.
After your team has effectively executed their passing exercise, you can move on to dribbling exercises. The best dribbling exercise you can have your team perform is the dribbling exercise of practicing dribbling in between their legs. As your team practices dribbling between their legs, you should make sure that they understand that ball control is the most important aspect of dribbling.
A strong foundation in the basics is essential for young basketball players. The following beginner basketball drills teach both movement and vocabulary, so athletes can better respond to coaches' plays during games.
Always remember to look at the fun side of a drill and think if you were a kid would you enjoy the drill. If not, then you shouldn't have kids doing this kind of drill because they won't enjoy it and it won't naturally improve their basketball skills.
This basketball drill for kids also has teams of five playing full- or half-court sets. This time, the offensive unit will have seven chances to score against the defense. Once the offense has used their seven opportunities, they will switch to playing defense and the new offense will get seven chances to score.