Youth Basketball Drills & Tips
A Parent's Guide for Young Players

Teach kids how to play basketball with fun youth basketball drills, helpful tips, and a guide to the best summer basketball camps.

We've brought over 25 years of playing and coaching experience to create an invaluable online resource for players, parents, and coaches of all experience and skill levels. 

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Beginning players and new coaches will find simple drills that cover all of the basic fundamental skills.

More advanced players and coaches will discover more challenging drills and games that will build skills in a fun way while incorporating game-like pressure, competition, and intensity.

In addition, the site provides helpful information about basketball training aids, equipment, coaching resources, and more.

Whether your youth basketball training is for an individual, a small group, or an entire team, you'll find skill-building drills and games perfect for your situation.

Are you working with...

... young kids playing youth basketball for the first time?

... middle-school players with some of the basic skills?

... varsity players hoping to play college ball?

Solid fundamental skills are the key to their success!

Kids of all levels can learn how to play basketball and acquire the skills they need to compete and have fun on the court!

Whether you're a player or a coach and regardless of your experience, skill level, or knowledge of the game, one thing is certain...Players must learn how to dribble, shoot, pass, rebound, and defend.

Becoming a good player requires a lot of individual work outside of structured team practices, so many of the drills are perfect for 1 or 2 people.

It's simple. You pick your starting point.

You can begin your hoops training with the most basic drills appropriate for the first-time player and progress to more complex drills as the skill level increases.

So, whether you're brand new to the game or you just want to know how to play basket ball better, you've come to the right place!

Let's hit the court!

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