Advanced Basketball Drills
Dribbling 2 Balls

Here are some fun basketball drills dribbling with 2 balls to test your skills!

There are 3 different sets of drills.

Stationary & Standing

Stationary & Sitting

On the Move

Stationary & Standing

2-Ball Circles (dribbling)

Perform all the variations of Circles (dribbling) with a ball in each hand.

2-Ball Dribbles

Perform Dribbles while bouncing the balls simultaneously with each hand.

2-Ball Crossover (front)

Perform all the variations of Crossover (front) with a ball in each hand. It's important when you cross the balls to the other hand that you bounce one slightly in front of the other.

2-Ball Front to Back

Perform Front to Back by bouncing the balls simultaneously with each hand.

Windshield Wipers

With a ball in each hand, dribble the balls directly in front of you from one side of your body to the other, so that they hit the floor in a "V" pattern. It's kind of like the windshield wipers on a car. It's Side to Side with 2 balls.

2-Ball Figure 8 (dribbling)

Perform Figure 8 (dribbling) with a ball in each hand.

2-Ball Wall Dribble

Perform Wall Dribble with a ball in each hand. Dribble the balls so they hit the wall at the same time.

Alternate your dribbles off the wall.

2-Ball Kills

Perform Kills with a ball in each hand.

Pistons

With a ball in each hand, dribble with alternating dribbles directly in front of you about waist height. As you get comfortable, decrease the size of your dribbles down to about knee height, then ankle height. Without stopping, dribble back up to knee height, then harder up to waist height, then up to chest height.

2-Ball Front Circles

With a ball in each hand dribble small circles in front of you (like a pair of eyes.) Reverse the circles.

Dribble regularly with 1 ball while dribbling circles with the other. Reverse the direction of the circle dribbles. Swap hands.

High-Low

With a ball in each hand dribble one ball high and one ball low. Try different heights with each ball. Swap hands.

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Basketball Drills Dribbling 2 Balls
Stationary & Sitting

2-Ball Sitting Dribbles

Perform Sitting Dribbles with a ball in each hand.

2-Ball Lying Down Dribbles

Perform Lying Down Dribbles with a ball in each hand.

2-Ball Sit-Ups

Perform Sit-Ups with a ball in each hand.

2-Ball Above the Head

Perform Above the Head with a ball in each hand.

2-Ball Front to Back

Perform Front to Back with a ball in each hand.

2-Ball Circles

Perform Circles with a ball in each hand.

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Basketball Drills Dribbling 2 Balls
On the Move

Speed 

Perform the Speed Dribble with a ball in each hand for the full length of the court.

Change of Pace 

Perform the Change of Pace Dribble with a ball in each hand for the full length of the court. 

Retreat 

Perform the Retreat Dribble with a ball in each hand. Make sure you advance at a 45 degree angle and retreat at the same angle. When you retreat, back up 3-4 dribbles and then head in the opposite direction at a 45 degree angle. Work your way up the court.


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Zig-Zag 

With a ball in each hand, start dribbling at a 45 degree angle toward the right side of the court. After 3-4 dribbles, plant your right foot and change directions so you're dribbling at a 45 degree angle toward the left side of the court. After 3-4 dribbles, plant your left foot and head back toward the right. Repeat this zig-zag pattern all the way up the court.

Reverse (Spin)

With a ball in each hand, start dribbling at a 45 degree angle toward the right side of the court. After 3-4 dribbles, plant your upper foot (left foot) and pivot backwards until you are heading at a 45 degree angle toward the left side of the court. After 3-4 dribbles, plant your upper foot (in this case, your right foot) and pivot backwards until you are heading at a 45 degree angle back toward the right. Repeat this zig-zag pattern all the way up the court.

Fake Reverse (Spin)

Perform the Fake Reverse Dribble with a ball in each hand.

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Of course, you don't have to master all these basketball drills dribbling with 2 balls at once!

But, as you continue to work on them, you will find the list of basketball drills dribbling 1 ball much easier!! 


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