Basketball plays and drills
Playname: Footwork drill 5
Footwork drills
Diagonal run (Z-drill)
Purpose :
To improve the ability of change directions quickly when running.
Players form single file behind the baseline.
The first player sprints diagonally to the free-throw elbow and makes a sharp cut to the right, pushing off the left pivot foot.
Then he sprints to the junction 1/2 court line and the sideline and makes a sharp cut to the left, pushing off the right pivot foot.
And so on.
Submitted by: Wiet Jacobs
Category: Guards-forwards
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