The best guards in basketball are highly skilled in specific areas of the game. They're able to shoot from outside at a high percentage (midrange and three-pointers), they can beat any opponent with their dribble, and they can finish at the basket. Below, I've put together 10 basketball drills for guards that will improve these important skills.
Here is a six-week training program for a point guard or 2-guard that emphasizes first-step speed and overall strength and explosiveness. Below is the weekly schedule, followed by the specific exercises that correspond with the schedule: Monday : Upper Body Lift No. 1 and Conditioning Tuesday...
Here are 6 drills that will improve your shooting, finishing, footwork, defense, dribble moves, perimeter moves, and more. These are drills that you can do by yourself or with a partner. 1v1 Attack - Fast Break. This is a great drill to work on attacking on the defense and finishing in transition.
Point guard workout PDF from NBN Basketball: This one is good to do if you have another person with you. It covers dribbling, finishing, pull ups, and more. WNBA point guard workout from HoopsU: This basketball guard drills PDF will help improve your change of direction, attacking, and shooting. Basketball guard workout
Basketball footwork drills for guards without a ball. 1. Zig-zag. In order to make sure the ball handler stays in front, you have to be able to move your feet and body quickly. The zig-zags are a great way to work on that while also having the added benefit of working on your ability to turn your hips. 2.
These four guard basketball workout drills are from a back issue of the Xavier Men’s basketball newsletter. If you would like to see the archives and/or sign up for their newsletter, you can here: Xavier Newsletter. The first drill is a toughness and finishing drill. Drill #2 is a drill for guards to work on scoring in the post.
Advanced Guard Basketball Workout: The Advanced Guard Workout is a tough workout consisting of 281 made shots that focus on scoring out of the pick-and-roll, different ways of finishing at the basket, and outside shooting. A great basketball workout for all guards. Drill #1 - Form Shooting — 20 Made Shots
Basketball drills for guards don’t have to be fancy, they need to be effective in developing the skills that lead to better performance in games. Developing the ability to backup up while dribbling and still see where the other players are is a skill found in top guards.