Drills to Improve Your Ball Handling - Mike Allen Sports

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Drills to Improve Your Ball Handling - Mike Allen Sports

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Stationary Ball Handling Routine:
5-10 reps of each drill
Fingertip touches (above your head, at your waist, at your feet)
Ball slaps
Body circles
Around the ankles, knees, waist, head, around the world (5 times in each direction)
Around 2 / Around 1 (2 around your waist, 1 around ankles)
1 hand in front / 1 hand behind – quick hands
2 hands in front / 2 hand behind – quick hands
Figure 8
Figure 8 behind the back
Body circles
Overhead tosses – catch behind back
Stationary Dribbling Routine: 5-10 dribbles on each drill
Pound dribble (high, low, side, front, back, middle)
Push- pull dribble (Right hand on side, forward and backward – Repeat left side)
Side to side dribble (Right hand in front, Left hand in front)
Crossovers
Behind the back crossovers
1 dribble and crossover
1 dribble and crossover behind the back
1 hand figure 8’s (each direction)
1 hand figure 8’s (each directions)
Spider dribble
Mirror drill (make as many moves as possible in a short time)
Mirror drill with 2 balls

Two Ball Dribbling:
2 Ball Pound
- Out in front
- Side
- 1 high / 1 low
- Side to side
- Push/ Pull
- Changing balls
- 3 balls

Full Court Ball Handling: (STAY LOW)
Low walking crossover
Walking between the legs
Hesitation
Pull back + Explode and push off back leg
Zig-Zag dribble (together)
Zig-Zag dribble (alternating)
High Dribble (together and alternating)
Low Dribble (together and alternating)
1 hand high / 1 hand low
Hesitate, back dribble and go at each line (FT, half court, FT)

Box Drill:
Start in one corner of the court
- Make 2 inside out moves before the half court
- At half court (you are still on the sideline), make a spin dribble. Change hands and dribble across the mid-court line.
- At mid-court make a pull- back crossover
- Just before you get to the opposite sideline, make a half spin move
- At the opposite sideline, make a behind the back move and head for the elbow on the SAME side of the court that you started on. (The drill never goes over half court).
- At elbow, make a hesitation and cross over move and finish with a lay-up
**1 repetition = starting from the right corner and then from the left corner
 

Point Moves:
Place a chair at the corner of the free throw line. Start at half court. Attack the chair and make a move to get by. Vary each finish in the paint. Imagine the defender or help coming, so you may finish the lay-up or pull up jumper in the paint. Make each move with your right and then your left hand. Start with your right hand and finish 5 times with a lay-up. Then start with your hand and finish 5 times with pull-up jumpers. Then start with your other hand and do the same! Total = 20 shots 10 lay-ups and 10 jumpers).
Use the following moves:
Inside out
Hesitation
Cross-over
Behind the back
Pull-up jumper before the chair
Guard Moves:
Place a chair at the elbow. Start at half court with outside hand. Make one move at the hash line, and the next move at the elbow to get past the chair. Finish with 5 lay-ups and 5 pull up jumpers (starting on both the right and left sides of the floor)
Total = 20 shots
MAKE SURE TO CHANGE SPEED AND DIRECTION WITH EACH MOVE!
Use the following moves:
Spin
Behind the back
Cross over
Pull back cross over
Hesitation cross over

   
   
       
   
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