Drill: Around the World

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Coaching Objective

Skill Level: Beginner, Skill Development: Shooting. This is an excellent beginners drill to challenge yourself, improve your shooting around the hoop and shooting from different positions around the hoop. To improve your shooting, stay within your range.

Drill Instruction

  1. Add 5 cones in shooting distance around the basket.
  2. If you don’t have training cones then mark the positions 1 to 5 with some chalk.
  3. Start at the first cone and take a jump shot.
  4. When you make the shot then go to the 2nd cone.
  5. Work your way through all 5 cones only moving to the next cone after you have scored.

Coaching Messages

  1. Focus on your shooting form
  2. Shoot from within your range. When you feel like you have mastered this drill then challenge your shooting range i.e. try the 3 point line.
  3. CHALLENGE YOURSELF: When you miss a shot, go back a spot
  4. CHALLENGE YOURSELF: Get 5 goals in a row. Try and get all shots and no misses from all 5 cones.
  5. Practice a variety of different shooting ranges.

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