1. Technique Layups How the Drill Works: Players practice performing a layup off 1 step, 2 steps, using one dribble, and then practice full-speed layups from the three-point line. Purpose: Developing great layup technique for all players. It’s important that players learn the basic technique before they use them in practice and games at game pace.
Here are a few good interleaving and random layup drills: Cone Grab Finishing Drill. 3 Cone - Groove Finishing Drill. The Arc Finishing Drill. Figure 8 Hook Shots. Wichita State Attack Series. Finishing Moves Off the Pass. Drop Step Dribble - Ballhandling & Finishing. Kyrie Irving Mikan Drill With 12 Variations. 11 Competitive Layup / Finishing Drills
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Player #2 follows the pass and goes to the corner. Player #4 passes to the next player in line, follows the pass, and goes to the end of half-court line. Run this drill for both right and left handed lay-ups. You can vary this drill by having the shooting line shoot jump shots, or reverse lay-ups. You can also make another variation: pass it into the high post, and have the high post player take a shot or make a step-hop move, while the original passing lane now gets the rebound and makes ...
Layups are worth 2, misses and turnovers are -1, and a bad rotation is -4. Rotations. 5. Every 30 seconds, we rotate the passers. 6. Designate passing spots as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, with the 4th passer joining the layup lines and the rest of the players sliding up one spot, and a new player coming into the 1st spot. 7.
Teach the key fundamentals young players need to comfortably and consistently finish layups. The following progressions are perfect for teaching the fundame...
Shooting Layups Drill – Running Without The Ball. – Beginning with a right hand layup shot, start in triple threat and take a few steps with chin to the (imaginary) ball. Jump off the opposite foot (the left foot) and extend for maximum height, with the shooting arm strong. – Be sure to hold the follow through.
On the quick stop, gather the ball, hop and land with knees bent and balanced on two feet. Players can use their strong hand on both sides of the rim because this move is more like a short jump shot than a layup. On the quick stop, the players toes should be pointed toward the baseline.
A player starts under the basket and makes layups using the backboard. After each layup, they rebound the basketball and alternate sides to score a set number of baskets. Purpose: This isn't usually thought of as one of the key basketball drills for guards, but it's important for everyone.
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