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
Fast-paced drill for quality shots
Why use this shooting drill
- Work on shooting, closing out and following your shot in this fast-paced drill designed for players looking for a competitive way to get a lot of quality shots
- When three players want a shooting workout beyond simply tossing uncontested jumpers at the rim, encourage them to use this drill during the offseason.
- 1 starts with a ball outside the lane on the right side.
- 2 starts with a ball under the hoop.
- 3 starts outside the lane on the left side of the floor (no ball).
How to play
- 1 shoots and follows his or her own shot
- On the shot, 2 passes to 3.
- 2 closes out on 3 as 3 prepares to shoot .
- 3 takes the shot and follows it.
- 1 has rebounded his or her own initial shot .
- 3 rebounds his or her own shot.
- 1 passes to 2 and closes out as 2 prepares to shoot .
- All subsequent shots are coming from the left side of the floor.
- Switch to the opposite side when running this drill again.
Here’s a simple diagram for setting up this drill
How to perfect the technique for this shooting drill
- Remind players of this simple process: 1 always passes to 2. 2 always passes to 3. 3 always passes to 1.
- Have players compete as a team to make20 shots in the fastest time or individually with the first player making seven shots winning.
- Either way adds a level of competitiveness to the drill and keeps players focused.