Youth

Youth

Youth-Passing-"Pig in the Middle w/Cutters"

When very young players (6-9 year olds) play any type of basketball game, from 2 on 1 to 5 on 5 (though 5 on 5 is not recommended for this age group), it soon becomes very evident that passing is a challenge for them.



Youth Shooting-Develop a 'One-Piece' Shot

All players under 13 years of age, should model their shots after the best women in the world, rather than men.



Games Approach vs. Traditional Approach to Teaching Basketball

The "traditional approach" to teaching basketball to our young players is to:



Youth Dev.-3 Player Cutting Drill

Passing and cutting are foundations of offensive play. In youth basketball, the combination of the passer cutting, immediately after passing, should be a staple of all youth offences.



Every Youth Practice Should Include...

The most important element for the development of quality basketball players is quality practices. At the youth level there are five things that should be included in every practice to help ensure enjoyment of the game and future success.



Combo Drill-Pivot 11

This is a fun, fast paced, competitive game for youth teams that helps improve footwork, ball-handling, and lay-ups.