Dribbling Basics – The Maravich Drills for Beginners

The following video from Breakthrough Basketball demonstrates the Maravich Drills10 very simple and basic drills to introduce new players to handling the basketball. Beginning players should master these drills before progressing to more advanced dribbling techniques. ¬†With youth players, we’ll spend about 3 to 5 minutes with this at every practice until we build a solid foundation.

The Maravich ball handling drills improve your feel for the ball while improving…

Hand-Eye Coordination
Hand Quickness
Rhythm
Hand, Wrist, and Finger Strength
The Maravich drills are the pillar for everything we do with ball handling.