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Viewing: Passing and Receiving, Introductory
  • Author:
    by Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Jan 24, 2011

Developing young players' passing abilities is one of the keys to successful basketball coaching. The basis of any basketball team's offense is their aptitude for passing the ball between each other effectively to create the shooting opportunities. If players cannot pass then they will make it easy...

  • Author:
    By Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Apr 28, 2010

Basketball is a team game. By definition, that means all players are involved with the process of playing the game and should function as one. One of the primary skills created to accomplish this is passing. Yet, passing remains one of the most under-taught, under-emphasized, and under-drilled...

  • Author:
    Paul Tayyar
  • Date:
    Jan 28, 2010

Keys to Effectiveness: Throwing both the chest pass and the bounce pass are underrated elements of a player’s ability to be a fundamentally sound player. This drill will help you develop these skills; it is also an excellent way to warm-up during an individual workout. How to Do the Drill: Stand...

  • Date:
    Jan 28, 2010

How should you hold the basketball? How you hold the ball depends on how you want to release it. It is generally recommend that you hold the basketball so that you can pass, shoot, or dribble using wrist action. Consequently, at all times, you should hold the ball with the wrists cocked and...

  • Date:
    Jan 28, 2010

You can catch a basketball using either a two-handed or a block-and-tuck method. In the two-handed method, both hands contact the ball simultaneously. In the block and tuck method, one hand contacts the ball, followed immediately by the other. Place the hand with which you choose to catch the ball...

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