In basketball, you want to be sure that every dribble and move that the team players make will contribute to the basket and the win. If you are working towards teaching each member to have other tricks for dribbling, then you'll be able to begin by teaching them fundamentals and moving up into developing more sophisticated methods as you go.

The first thing you would like to teach anyone who is learning the basic principle of dribbling is where to set all of their strength. A lot of beginners will try to use their palms when they are setting out to dribble. Rather, you'll prefer to focus on teaching how to use and strengthen the fingertips for improved dribbling. The wrist will then be able to command the movement of the fingers, giving more openings for controlling the ball. You will also want to teach novices how to dribble a lower ball, giving them the ability to steer through defense with more options. When they are dribbling lower, you will want to be sure that they are able to hold their head up and away from the ball so they can form their next move.

After you have the fundamentals of dribbling down, then you can add additional techniques into the bounce. The first of these is learning how to pivot when dribbling. When you are doing basic dribbles, your feet should be hip width apart and your knees must be bent. Once you pivot while dribbling a basketball, you will be capable of turning your body while you are dribbling into an entirely different position, giving you a lot of lead way to get past defense and make a basket. A different maneuver that you can do will mix foot work with the dribble. For instance, you can fake moving one way, then turn to move the other way, giving you a clear shot at a basket. You can do this same thing by feinting, meaning that you dribble the ball sufficiency to move the defense out of your way, giving a clean shot to the basket.

Dribbling beyond the basics is finding out how to merge footwork with the way that the ball is moving. When you begin to teach other people how to move with the ball and how to mix different actions of movement with the game, you'll have the power to give options for moving past the other squad and into the basket you want to make.