WISSEL WATCH

Ball Handling Warm-up Drill

 Ball Handling Warm-up By Hal Wissel  The ball handling warm-up drill consists of passing the ball from one hand to the other. There are six parts to the drill as follows: Over your head Around your head Around your waist Around one leg Around your other leg Figure...

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Strong-Hand and Weak-Hand Warm-up Drills

Strong-Hand Warm-up Drill By Dr. Hal Wissel Strong-Hand Warm-Up Drill One-hand shooting, using either the strong hand or the weak hand, is an excellent way to develop your ability to start and complete a shot with your shooting hand facing the front of the rim. This...

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Rebounding

Rebounding Essentials By Hal Wissel Unlike most fundamentals that contribute to basketball success, effective rebounding requires at least as much toughness as it does technique. Being a good rebounder involves emotional and mental factors in addition to physical...

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Hook Shot Warm-up Drills

Hook Shot Warm-Up Drills By Hal Wissel Hook Shot Warm-Up In this drill, you will shoot hook shots with both your strong and weak hands. Start with your head under the front of the rim, facing the sideline in a balanced stance. Hold the ball in hook shot position (also...

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Basketball Shooting Confidence and Rhythm

Basketball Shooting Confidence and Rhythm By Hal Wissel Confidence is the Most Important Factor in Shooting Believe in yourself. You want to have confidence in your ability to make the shot every time you shoot. Confident shooters control their thoughts, feelings, and...

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30 Sec. Workout Drill: Catch and Shoot at Elbow

30 Sec. Workout Drill: Catch and Shoot at Elbow By Hal Wissel 30 Second Workout Drill: Jump Shot off Catch at Left Elbow One objective of this drill is to develop your ability to catch and shoot in one motion with a quick release. Another objective is to develop your...

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Shooting Off Dribble Lead-up Drills

Shooting off the dribble lead-up drills. These drills are good for shooting off the dribble when a basket is not available. When shooting a jump shot off the dribble pick the ball up in front of your shooting side knee with the shooting hand on top and your...

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Correcting Shots that Miss Short and Shots that Miss Long

Correcting Shots that Miss Short and Shots that Miss Long By Dr. Hal Wissel Correcting shots that miss short and shots that miss long are listed below, along with suggested trigger words to correct them. Trigger words are positive words, preferably one syllable words,...

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Three Finger Warm-up Drill

Three Finger Warm-up Drill By Hal Wissel This drill enables you to focus on shooting the ball off the pads of you index finger with a soft touch. You will use only three fingers in this drill – the ring finger and little finger of your non-shooting hand to balance the...

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Jump Shot Warm-up Drill

Jump Shot Warm-up Drill By Hal Wissel The objectives of the Jump Shot Warm-up Drill drill are to develop confidence, rhythm and range in shooting jump shots. Start in a balanced stance with your knees slightly flexed about nine feet in front of the basket. Use your...

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Correcting Shots that Miss Right and Shots that Miss Left

Correcting Shots that Miss Right and Shots that Miss Left By Dr. Hal Wissel Correcting shots that miss right and shots that miss Left are listed below, along with suggested trigger words to correct them. Trigger words are positive words, preferably one syllable words,...

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Drive from Wing to Middle Jump Shot

Drive from Wing to Middle Jump Shot By Hal Wissel Creating a jump shot by driving from the wing to the middle is easier for most players when dribbling to the strong-hand side. From a triple-threat stance, make an aggressive drive step. Keeping your weight on your...

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30 Second Workout Drill: Speed Dribble Hook

30 Second Workout Drill: Speed Dribble Hook By Hal Wissel       When you anticipate a defender trying to deny your drive down the lane you can counter by driving across the lane and finishing with a hook shot. This challenging drill combines the use of strong- and...

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30 Second Workout Drill: Speed Dribble Runner

30 Second Workout Drill: Speed Dribble Runner By Hal Wissel       This challenging drill combines the use of strong- and weak-hand runners, speed dribble and reverse dribble. The drill consists of alternately driving from each elbow (the intersection of the foul line...

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30 Sec. Workout Drill: Rapid-Fire Overhead Pass and Catch

Developing Good Hands  30 Sec. Workout Drill: Rapid-Fire Overhead Pass and Catch  By Hal Wissel For this drill, you will pass to a toss back from a distance of only 5 feet. A wall can be used if a toss back is not available. This drill is excellent for developing good...

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