Basic skills in basketball – Explaining dribbling


Welcome to class!

In today’s class, we’re going to talk about one of the coolest skills in basketball: dribbling! 

Basic Skills in Basketball – Dribbling

What is Dribbling?


Dribbling is like making the basketball bounce while you walk or run. It’s like giving the ball a gentle, rhythmic hug with your hands. 

How to Dribble:

Use your fingertips: Dribble with your fingertips, not your palm. Imagine you’re tickling the ball.

Keep it low: Try to bounce the ball close to the ground, so it doesn’t bounce too high.

How to dribble

Steady and soft: Dribble softly to keep control. It’s like making music with the ball!

Practice Time:

Let’s practice dribbling! Take the ball and walk around while dribbling. Remember to use your fingertips gently.

Basic skills in basketball -  dribbling

Dribble, Dribble, Dribble:

Pretend you’re on an adventure, and basketball is your treasure. Dribble as you explore the imaginary world!

Can you dribble to a friend and back without losing control? Give it a try! Excellent! You got that!

Remember, my little dribbling dynamos, practice is the key to becoming a fantastic dribbler. Keep practicing and having fun with your basketball!

Questions Time

What is dribbling, and why is it an important skill in basketball?

How should you use your hands and fingers when dribbling the basketball?

We have come to the end of today’s class. I hope you enjoyed the class!

In the next class, we shall be talking about Catchings and Throwing.

In case you require further assistance or have any questions, feel free to ask in the comment section below, and trust us to respond as soon as possible. Cheers!


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