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Agility can be defined as the ability to stop, start and change direction. Here is a fun drill to work on young player's agility.
Basketball players will change direction countless times during the course of a game. But unfortunately most coaches do nothing to help develop these skills in their athletes.
The attached clip shows an excellent change of pace crossover by Croatian player, Andja Jelavic. When you watch the clip look for the factors described below that made the move so effective.
This test was run by the "old" Seattle Supersonics (NBA) and the Seattle Storm (WNBA) as a conditioning test. Run the width of the basketball court, sideline to sideline, 17 times. Over and back equals two repetitions.
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