Because a lay-up may be the highest-percentage shot in basketball, offensive players should try to perform as many lay-ups as possible during each game.
Complete Conditioning for Basketball
No-step vertical jump, maximum vertical jump, lane agility, and three-quarter-court sprint.
John Wooden's UCLA Offense
The one time the team in possession of the ball is at a numbers disadvantage is when inbounding the ball.
Basketball Skills & Drills-3rd Edition
Defense is as much mental as physical. Players should be encouraged to be proactive, rather than reactive.
Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Basketball eBook
The chest pass is the most common pass in basketball and will be used most frequently in games.
The Women's Basketball Drill Book eBook
Man in the middle drill.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better
This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
Basketball 3rd Edition eBook
This drill focuses on the fundamentals: shooting hand behind the ball, elbow-in alignment, release off the index finger, follow-through, and catching the ball in position to shoot.
Youth Basketball Drills-2nd Edition
Divide players into two groups at opposite ends of the course.
Winning Basketball Fundamentals eBook
The motion offense is an effective weapon that every team should consider adding to its repertoire, but it cannot be used as a complete offense because too many players have to handle the ball and make crucial decisions.
The glutes are vital for functional movement. Walking, standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, picking up objects off the floor, and carrying objects across the room all require properly functioning posterior chain musculature.