Basketball Defensive Conditioning Defense Set up as shown in the image. Players will run to the first diagonal cone and close-out by chopping their feet. They will then sprint to the cone at the half way line. Once they get there, they will slide across the half way line to the other side of the court. To finish they
16 Conditioning Drills to Help Your Team Get In Top Shape. 1. Full Court Dribble Moves With Finish. 2. 1v1 Speed Dribble. 3. 10 Second Fast Break Drill. 4. Continuous 1 on 1 Games. 5. Danny Miles' Pride Drill - Defense, Fast Break, & Conditioning. 6. Defensive Slide Drill - Cup Slides. 7. USC’s Five-Man Fast Break Drill. 8. Fast Break "Pass and Replace" Drill. 9.
Players should attempt to catch the basketball at the highest point. Immediately ‘chin’ the basketball on the catch. This means placing the basketball under the chin with elbows out for protection. Players must land with feet shoulder width apart with knees slightly bent for a strong base.
A common basketball conditioning drill, 17s require you to run from sideline to sideline 17 times in just over a minute. Although your goal is to complete 17, set a minimum of goal of 12.
When pressuring the basketball, the defender should trace the basketball with one hand and keep the other hand low to poke away a dribble. This is meant to be a conditioning drill too. Players should be sprinting and back-pedalling hard on every closeout. Make sure it’s game pace!
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Basketball Defensive Drills #1 Figure 8 Defensive Slide. This is a good warm-up defensive drill. It works on staying down in a good defensive stance, defensive footwork, and it helps with your agility, quickness, and overall basketball conditioning. If you have access to a basketball court, you can use the lines of the court.
Mike Krzyzewski: Duke Basketball - Agility & Conditioning Drills for Defense