Big 8 Shooting Drill

This is a great drill that not only puts your players into game-like shots but it is also a great conditioning drill as well. Keep bouncin…...

Back Pedal Shooting

This is a great drill to teach your players to explosively change direction and come off for a quick jump shot (OR make a move and finish around the rim) Keep bouncin…...

Parents and Practice

Earlier today I tweeted a link my head coach sent me from Breakthrough Basketball. The article is titledĀ A Basketball Coaching Guide – How to Deal with Parents the “Right Way” and A...

1-on-1 to 3-on-3

It is safe to say that every basketball coach on earth has put their players through a 1-on-1 zig-zag drill. This drill adds an additional component to it. Once the ball-handler reaches the operationa...

Tools for the Game: Century Blocker

I have decided to add a new component to “Words on the Bounce”. Occasionally I am going to discuss some products/tools for the court that I have used in the past or have come across and wi...

Cone Attack Drill

This is a great ball handling drill I got from North Florida Head Coach Matthew Driscoll. It incorporates numerous change of direction and back dribbles your players can utilize to carry over to the g...

Post Figure 8’s Drill

I got this drill from Santa Clara Assistant Coach Dustin Kerns a few years ago at Florida’s Elite Coaching Clinic. This is a great conditioning drill for your posts that forces them to move thei...