Basketball Drills

Nov 17th, 2015

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Inverted Drag Step- J Law BBall Guest Post

This week on our Elite Ball Handling System we have a guest post from NBA Skills Trainer Jordan Lawley. Jordan dissected the Inverted Drag Step, which is a great move to create separation. If you haven’t checked out J Law on Instagram (@jlawbball) you’re missing out on some quality content! To become a member of the […]

Nov 8th, 2015

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Back to Basket Deception/Ball Protection

Below is a clip from my Elite Ball Handling System- Month 6. The purpose of this drill is to develop “Back to Basket Deception”. High level players need to have the ability to utilize “protective moves” against high pressure defenders who are constantly reaching to get steals. With this type of defender it’s often too […]

Oct 29th, 2015

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SKLZ Control Basketballs

The SKLZ Control Basketballs are a great tool for developing better ball handling abilities. The 3 tier system allows for players to train at each end of the force velocity curve, which can lead to improved dribbling speed as well as enhanced coordination. Below is a brief description of how we use the contrast balls […]

Dec 31st, 2014

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Improve On-Court Explosiveness With The “Plyo Step”

The negative step, or “plyo step”, has been a misunderstood topic for a long time in sports. Essentially, a negative step is when an athlete takes a step in the opposite direction of their desired goal. So, if you’re sprinting linearly, it’s a step backwards prior to exploding forward. A negative step could also be […]

Oct 21st, 2014

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Mastering 3 Components of the Dribble

This STACK article was from last year, but is very beneficial! In the article I show you a few drills to enhance 3 components of the dribble: cuff dribble, low dribble and on-the move dribble. Click the link below to view the article. Also, please be sure to subscribe by putting your email in the […]

Sep 13th, 2014

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Loose vs. Tight Handles

Great dribblers contain many similarities. They have superior coordination, dexterity, kinesthetic awareness, ability to coordinate feet movements with the hands, etc. However, not all ball handlers utilize the same type of handle. Some of the greatest dribblers of all time utilize the “tight handle” whereas other greats mastered the “loose handle”. Most coaches and trainers […]

Aug 28th, 2013

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How to Euro Step Like Manu Ginobili

The Euro Step has become a popular move in the NBA, and is even making it’s way into the high school and youth levels. It’s a very effective move if used correctly and in the right situation. Guys like Manu Ginobili, Dwayne Wade, James Harden and many more NBA stars are using the Euro Step […]

Jun 12th, 2013

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Stack Article

Be sure to head over to STACK to check out two of our articles: Strength Exercises that Transfer to the Basketball Court 4 Essential Components of Basketball Speed With Drills to Enhance Them

May 3rd, 2013

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STACK Article

Be sure to head over to STACK to see our featured article “Get Great Handles by Mastering 3 Components of the Dribble”. http://www.stack.com/2013/05/03/great-handles/