Category: Basketball Workouts

Youth Basketball Workout: Simple Shooting Workout

This is a very simple shooting workout that will help a player become a more consistent shooter with deeper range. Most players do know the steps to becoming the best shooter on a team.  Timed layups (each set is 30 seconds): The timed layups are drills that help players replicate scoring moves in a game. […]

Basketball: One Hand Form Shooting With TWO Hands?

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. Every basketball player who has attended a camp or received shooting instruction has learned the one-hand form shooting drill. One-hand form shooting is a warm-up for so many basketball players from youth to NBA. Below are a some […]

How To Standout at High School Basketball Tryouts with Limited Skills

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. Here is a list of some of the ways limited skills players can make a high school basketball team.

High School Basketball: August Action Plan

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. Each year of high school presents a new set of challenges and realities for a basketball player. August in many ways can be the most important month of the high school basketball season for a player. In general, […]

High School Basketball: The Final Week of the Regular Season

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. We forgot to tell you at the start of the season, “Don’t blink. You Might Miss It.” A high school season (and career) goes so fast. Here we are the final week of the regular season. They have […]

High School Basketball: Martin Luther King Week

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. Week #8 Martin Luther King Day is the start of Week #8 for high school basketball in Massachusetts. It is a great time to assess the season up to this poing, both as a player and a team. […]

Basketball Book Review: No Fear In The Arena

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. I had the opportunity to read John Willkom’s new book, No Fear In The Arena, over the weekend. It is a #1 New book release on Amazon. The book is about Travis Diener, who starred at Marquette University, […]

High School Basketball: Week #1 Tryouts & Cuts

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. The 1st week of basketball is such an exciting time. It is filled with anxiety, enthusiasm and hope. Players and teams prepare for the long journey that lays ahead and each team is undefeated. Each player is filled […]

High School Basketball: What Time is Practice?

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. For a high school basketball player to have a great season and career, he must pay attention to little things, so that he can focus on just basketball as much as possible. This can be a challenge because […]

High School Basketball: 1st Tryout

Youthbasketball123 is a website designed to provide ideas, drills by grade, books, teaching tools, basketball jokes, guest blogs, basketball quotes, and so much. The first high school basketball tryout is one of the most exciting days for any basketball player or coach. It also is one of the most stressful days for players and, in some ways, coaches. Players can place […]