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It's one thing to play aggressive and tough on defense, but it's more important to understand the goals. Simply put: Keep the ball out of the highway.

Here's a good drill to help players get into shooting mode from playing defense.

This drill will help your players get open and get to the basket.

This series of drills will help your players improve their ballhandling skills in a variety of ways.

Here's a drill that can be a fun game as well: See how long it takes you to hit four shots in a row from seven different spots on the court.

Coaches would prefer their players grab a rebound with two hands, but that doesn't always happen. This drill will help rebounders get one hand on the ball and then bring it down.

Here's a great drill that will help your players practice four different shots while under pressure.

If a defender is anticipating the screen, go ahead and head straight to the basket. Here are a couple of valuable ways to run the screen.

Coaches hate to see players take bad shots when there is a wide-open teammate on the floor. This drill will help your players remember to make that "one extra" pass.

Yoga is important for building strength and flexibility -- which makes it a valuable part of a basketball player's conditioning program.