15 Fun Youth Basketball Drills & Games

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Players love these youth basketball drills and games!

Energize your kids basketball practices with high-energy games that work on fundamental skill development in a fun, exciting way!

Some of the drills might be a little complex for the youngest players, but even those in kindergarten will love the free basketball games I've included.

Don't hesitate to modify any of the activities as necessary to accommodate the skill level of each individual.

#1

USA Warm-Up

#2

2-Ball Shooting

#3-5

Kids vs. Coach
Continuous Knockout
Shooting Contests

#6-8

Fox in the Henhouse
Car Lot
Basketball Pirate

#9-10

Roll & Go
3-on-2, 2-on-1

#11-13

Dribble Tag
Cut & Shoot
Survivor

#14-15

Ball Handling Challenge
Red Light - Green Light

These are just some of the basketball drills available on this site. There are lots of drills and games you can use at kids basketball practices for individuals and teams.

Focus on specific skills, team building activities, or work on a broad range of skills with the competitive game-like drills.

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Ball Handling Drills

Basketball is a complex game that requires a variety of fundamental skills.

During a basketball game, players continuously transition from offense to defense.

As a result, kids who want to have success on the court and see a lot of playing time need to become all-around players by developing their skills on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball.

Physical fitness is an important of the game as players get older, so it's important to include some strength and conditioning drills as well.

And since basketball is also a game of quick starts, stops, and changes in direction, players need some good speed and footwork drills.

The following drills are perfect if you're working out on your own, with a partner, or in a team setting.

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Rebound

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