Your players are forced to communicate, hustle, shoot and score all while multiple basketballs are flying around the court and multiple players are participating. Why use it This drill combines outlet passing, sprinting the length of the floor, scoring on the move, following your own shot and keeping the pace moving. What’s also great about... MORE
Competitive game to practise shooting this off-season
The shooter must make two consecutive shots from one position to advance to the next – the goal is to finish all seven spots before 90 seconds expire.
3 reasons to use this drill
- This is a simple, competitive drill two players can do without coach supervision.
- Dissuade players from just standing and shooting.
- Give them competitive games this offseason.
Setting up this drill is easy
- There are seven shooting locations spaced around the 3-point line.
- Use cones (as shown) or if players don’t have them, just be sure they do their best to evenly space the seven spots.
How to play
- The partner passes to the shooter at the first spot.
- The shooter takes a shot and continues to shoot from the first spot until two straight shots are made .
- After making consecutive shots, the shooter moves to the next spot and executes the same actions .
- Make two from the second spot and move to the third.
- Continue this progression through all seven spots with focus becoming critical as a player’s legs get tired nearing the end of the drill .
Here’s a simple diagram for setting up this drill
Get the technique right to perform this play effectively
- Players have 90 seconds to complete the progression.
- Compete by seeing who finishes in the shortest amount of time.
- Switch it up by tracking total number of attempts instead of time, and the winner is who completes the drill in fewest total shots.