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Individual Dribbling Drills That Teach Ball Control

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Individual Dribbling Drills That Teach Ball Control
Individual Dribbling Drills That Teach Ball Control

Practice Ball Control on One Knee-Hand on Top of the Ball and Head Up

There are numerous drills you can do on your own or with a friend to become a better dribbler. Key principles to be aware of when dribbling are:

  • Always keep your hand on top of the ball. If you bounce it straight down, it will come straight up.
  • You should keep your head up to see both the offensive and defensive players around you
  • Finger tip control is everything. You power your dribble with your wrists and control it with your finger tips
  • You should control the ball so well that it is almost like it is part of your hand
  • There are many individual drills you can do to develop this control. Here are some:
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