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- Basketball players play with a ball on a court dribbling, passing and shootin.
- There are two teams of five players on the court.
3.A basketball game has four quarters.
4.Play starts with a “jump ball” at centre court. At halftime, teams switch sides.
occurs when the player infracts the rules of Basketball. It results
in the awarding of the ball to the opponents.
It happens when the players takes more than two steps without bouncing
the ball on the floor. This is called Travelling.
Basketball is generally a non-contact game. If, in particular occasion this is
not respected, a foul is committed.
The first ones are called defensive fouls. They occur when the
offensive player is being fouled by the defender.
The second ones are the offensive fouls.
Play stops on all rules violations.
- The opponent gains possessions of the ball after a violation.
The opposing team gains possession of the ball.
o The fouled player shoot free throws.
The court and player ́s positions.
Each player has a position in the court when playing. This position is usually
depends on the height of the player.
Teams usually have: two guards, two forwards and one centre.
The shortest players then play “guards”..
Two-handed chest pass:
this is the most effective pass you can use. Use this pass
whenever possible because it ́s the fastest way to advance the ball to teammates.Be sure the pass is thrown with enough strength, with the ball parallel
with the floor.
Two–handed Bounce pass:
this type of pass is good to miss the defender ́s hands,
but it is the slowest one.
Two-handed Overhead pass: Positions your hands on the sites of the ball with your finguers pointed up. Your thumbs should be on the back of the ball and pointing in toward one another
effective for long passes. Place the ball high above the side of your
head with the passing hand behind the ball while the other hand is in front of
- The triple-threat position:
the first thing to learn.
After receiving a pass, you want to get into the “triple-threat” position so you can
quickly dribble, shoot or pass.
Look at the basket and put the ball in one side of your chest.
Your feet should be shoulder-width apart.
- The dribbling:
The dribble is a push-pull movement of the arm. Your fingers must form a cup to
adapt to the ball. Fingers and wrist must be relaxed.
Control is the key. Practice dribbling with your hand the following areas of the
directly on top, in front, behind, right side and left side.Control or Low dribble:
Speed or High dribble: use it when you need to run with the ball quick. Keep your
body nearly erect,
your feet should be shoulder width apart with. Weight should be
slightly forward on your toes, knees bent slightly, hips relaxed.
Ball placement: You shooting hand should be positioned a little under the ball and a little more toward the back
Prepare to shoot:
Tilt your wrist back.
o Your hand, forearm, elbow, knee and foot should be in a straight line
The shot: when you begin the shot, your weight should roll forwards, to the toes
of your forward foot. If you lean backwards, on your heels,
visualize putting your hand into the basket as you follow through.
This will help you get complete elbow extension
Pick the side you are going to shoot from, right or left. Dribble the ball towards
the basket with the hand of the side you are Run two giant steps towards the basket you are shooting at.
About 1,5m from the
basket, stop dribbling and jump off the foot closest to the basket. AS you jump,
your other knee should come up towards your chest..
The underhand lay-up:
If you are right-handed, approach the basket from the right side.
Keep the ball close to your body on the way up.
You should release the ball with a slight flick of your wrist, fingers and elbow at
the peak of your jump.