Basic Basketball Teaching Activities - Turning and Dribbling

I think pivot dribble is coolest and most difficult of all basic dribbles, including forward and backward dribbles. The most common mistake is that ball flies away when turning, which is actually a problem with fingers. Owen's magnificence turned around and envied him. Here I will give you some details about reversal.

1. Preparation

The ball must be sticky enough before turn, so dribbling power before turn must be high. Therefore, before you turn around, you can enter and exit or dribble in front of your body. You can feel sensation of ball hitting your hand with all your fingers. It is best to turn around at this time.

Second, axle foot

Turning and dribbling is actually rotation of body around pivot foot. When turning to left, use your left foot as a pivot, and when turning to right, use your right foot as a pivot.

Third, fingers

Beginners tend to drop ball when they turn, mainly because fingers don't hold ball. When turning, fingers should be correctly bent, as if ball was caught.

The fourth place where ball falls

After turning, ball naturally falls to side of body. When pierced, ball must have same frequency as body, or even more speed after landing.

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May 14, 2023