basketball study guide
|players|| 5 players on a team(2 guards, 2 forwards, 1 center) guards bring the ball down the court to begin offensive play.|
Forwards and center play near the hoops for shooting and rebounding.
|Dribbling|| Use the fingers to dribble.|
do NOT dribble higher than the waist.
look up and ''see the floor'' while dribbling.
|shooting|| shoot with your dominat hand under the ball.|
Non-dominat hand is simply a guide on the side of the bal.
Fully extend arm and follow through.
fingertips should be pointing towards the ground on follow throughs.
|passing|| chest pass-chest to chest used for short passes.|
Bounce pass-one bounce
over hand pass-two hands over the head.
Baseball pass-one hand over the head for long distance passes.
|defence|| stay down low in defensive stane.|
shuffle feet while defending.
Man-to-man-each player guards a specific player on the opposite team.
Zone-each player guards a zone.
|penalties|| Traelling-when a player transports the ball without dribbling.|
Double dribble-using two hands on the ball at the same time or dribbling after picking up intial dribble.