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Agility Run

This is a great drill to combine agility, change of direction and lay-ups.  One chair is placed at each elbow. 



Youth Development - Sharks and Minnows

It is important that youth coaches incorporate agility training into their basketball practice on a regular basis. This can be easily done through pursuit or tag games done early in the practice session.



Youth Dev. - Red Light-Green Light

Coach, do you spend time in every practice working on the ABC'S of Physical Literacy?  



Stack the Cones Relay

We hope coaches take the approach that they are going to help each of their players become better athletes and help build their "athletic house."  Agility and quickness are key qualities in athletes; here is an excellent relay that can help to improve the athleticism of your players.

Stack the Cones Relay:



Reactive Ability-Tennis Ball Drops

Here is a fun way to work on player's ability to react quickly and their first step quickness. Players are paired up and stand about 6-10 feet apart. 



Teaching Running Form

Coaches mistakenly assume all kids can run, will learn to run, or do not feel qualified to help teach proper running form. Hopefully this will each coach become a little better at teaching this vital skill.