Selections directly from
Effective Dribbling Skills
As in all the
99¢ "How To Play Better Basketball" brochures,
each section makes Players very aware of
what they need to do to succeed
on the court.
Take a look at this excerpt from "Effective Dribbling Skills"
Ending the Dribble
When to Stop Dribbling. Stop - only when the player has located
an open man for a pass... Feet - use a "Two Step Stop" planting in a wide
base... Back Knee - bends to lower the body
Stopping, But Continuing the Dribble. Feet -
shoulder width apart rapidly moving up and down as if "stepping on hot coals"...
Toes - facing the basket... Hands - change the dribble from a
"Speed Dribble" to a "Control Dribble"... Eyes - read the defender and
the defense... Moves - fake before either shooting, passing or driving.
Dribbling under Extreme Pressure. Feet - take a quick step
backward, then use either a "Change of Direction Dribble" or "Speed Dribble' to
separate from the defense.... Head - up... Eyes - looking for a
pass to an open teammate.
Our exclusive 8-panel, pocket-size brochure allows
Basketball Parents, Developmental League
Coaches and Self-Coached Players to readily reference how each Player ends their
Does the Player stop their dribble at the right time?
Are the dribblers feet always moving?
What can the Player do to dribble better under pressure?
Besides knowing about how to end the dribble, when
you get this copyrighted brochure, you'll learn these other
easy-to-follow dribbling skills ...
- control dribbles,
- change of pace dribbles,
- cross-over dribbles,
- reverse dribbles
- fake cross-over dribbles,
- speed dribbles and
- spin dribbles
Success is your only
Fail to see something that's not quite right or struggling to get the Player to
perform proper defensive actions, then use the skills outlined in
"How To Coach Better" to develop
better skills, more awareness and improved results next time on the court.
"How To Play Better
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