In over 35 years of coaching and teaching basketball, I have developed a habit of taking everything I see and hear and relating it to basketball. Whether I am walking up a street, flying an airplane or playing golf, anything that I learn gets related to basketball.
You might not know it to look at me now, but I was a pretty good player. I was not very big, not very quick nor did I possess any other special physical tools. Still I was good enough to play in high school, with some distinction, and go on to play major college basketball.
Driving the ball and keeping it low on changes makes you quicker and more effective with your dribble. Here is a progression to help drive the ball, change dribble and get your jump shot. Be sure to get back to your shooting foot.
This is a condensed version of perimeter workout progressions with the emphasis being on using an inside pivot
Running in transition creates a great advantage for the offense and also creates a problem when you don't get a quick shot. In this "Full Court Transition Drill," the objective is to flow right from your advantage break into your half court offense.