player 1 has the ball and stands directly beneath the basket. player 2 stands between player 1 and the basket.
player 1 dribbles to any spot on the floor, but not further away form the basket than three-point range.
player 1 sets the ball down and gets into a defensive stance.
player 2 follows player 1, picks up the ball, and gets into a triple threat position.
The two players play one-on-one until player 2 scores or until player 1 stops her. If player 1 fouls player 2, player 2 retains posession of the ball. The offensive player is permitted only three dribbles.
Play continues until a player scores eleven points, with each basket counting as one point.
The two players reverse positions and repeat steps 1-6.
The players should take the ball to a different spot each time the drill is performed.
The players should always square up to the basket and locate the rim to enable them to see the entire floor.
The offensive player should drive at the defender's front foot.
The offensive player should utilize both shot fakes and ball fakes to get the defensive player out of his stance.
The offensive player should occasionally use a jab step directly at the defender to keep her off balance.
This basketball drill is licensed under a Creative Commons License. This drill is from Pål Degerstrøm at www.degerstrom.com/basketball.