10 Fun (and Useful) Basketball Drills for 6-Year-Olds 1. Roll the ball (in pair) 2. Circling the Ball (in a group) 3. The Ball’s on Fire (individual) 4. The Ball’s on Fire II (individual) 5. Hit the Cone (individual) 6. Up, Up, Away 7. Bounce 8. Up, Up, Away II 9. Up, Up, Away III 10. Bounce II
What are the Basic Basketball Drills for 6-Year Olds? 1. Ball Around the Body. This is a warmup drill to develop the kids’ ball control and coordination. You may run this... 2. Spin the ball, catch, jump stop and pivot.. This is another basic warmup drill that teaches the kids proper footwork. 3. ...
A few years ago I had the pleasure of coaching my son’s basketball team. He was 5 years old and it was his first experience playing the game. The stated goal of this particular basketball program was to introduce 4 – 6-year-olds to the game in a fun setting so they would want to continue to play the sport in subsequent years. No problem, right?
Tag is a classic playground game for a reason! In this kids basketball drill, we incorporate dribbling, forcing players to work on ball handling, speed, agility, control and spatial awareness. Setup. Pick two players to be ‘sharks’ starting at the halfcourt line. The rest of the team - the ‘minnows’ will be spread out on the baseline.
Players at 6 and 7 years old are usually just beginning their relationship with organized basketball. These players should be taught the game's basic fundamentals. Complex offensive and defensive strategies will only confuse them. Youth basketball players also need to learn how to play as a team. There are many drills and coaching techniques ...
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Youth Defense Drills. 1. Defensive Slide Drill - This drill is essential for teaching your players how to slide and cut off the defense. 2. Hip Turn Drill - A vital drill that teaches your players how to quickly change directions. 3. Defensive Shell Drill - This creates proper help position and defensive rotations. A foundation for all great defenses.
Since youth basketball is normally decided by which team makes more layups, this is a basketball drill you must use often. Setup: The drill begins with two lines of players down each end of the floor. One offensive line and one defensive line. One basketball starts at the front of the offensive line at each end of the court. How it Works:
Why the Pack Line Defense is the Best Defense For Youth Basketball. Traditional man-to-man defense is too hard to teach to young players. It’s like trying to teach a 5-year-old how to break a full-court press before they can even dribble with their head up. Sure, it can happen… but it won’t be very good.