Topic 3: Bulldog Drill

This drill helps players develop dribbling skills while running at high speed, such as on a fast break. It requires players to keep their heads up when they dribble, which is essential during a game when looking for an open teammate.

How to Perform:

  1. The coach chooses one or two players as bulldogs, and they stand in the middle of half court.
  2. All the other players line up on the baseline.
  3. The players have 10 seconds to advance past half court while maintaining their dribble.
  4. The bulldogs try to knock the ball out of the hands of the other players while also maintaining their dribble.
  5. If a player has the ball stolen from him/her or knocked away, he or she becomes a bulldog.
  6. The game continues until only one player is left.
  7. The player who wins becomes a bulldog for the next game.