Learn the Low Post Power position and the correct way to pass the ball from it.
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First drill for our position on low post that you want to work on and you can do this as a team drill with your low post players. Just line them up on two sides of the foul line facing each other. What we are really after is to develop good habits when they post up. So we like to make it step by step, easy for our players to internalize. We give them commands to get into a power post-up positions so they have good balance, their shoulders are always under their toes. Gentlemen bend. Show the position. We do not want to be leaning back because now, got to off balance, and the defender will have the advantage. So they are in a low post power position. We do three things to get them that way.
First, we had them go butt to knee, that is step one. Second, we had them mix upped with the defenders arm, so that they can clear and pin the defender in two spots. The first spot they pin them on is their backside. Second spot they pin them into is their arm. Now they should have a clear path for the pass. When they will call for the ball, we like to use the bounce pass because it is easier for big people to pick up. They do not have to worry about quick passes, and having to control it. Stand up, now, we had them say out loud specifically step by step the elements that we uses for a power post up. We might take them to ten repetitions a day and then we will rotate the balls or go to the other side.
One, “What are you going to do?” Two, “break them up”. Three “Ball, ball, ball, ball, ball.” You noticed they get a bounce pass, they are still low, and we always pick our players to take a look, be under control thing and this power position allows them to be in very good balance and very good body control. Pass the ball back. Passes are always in triple threat. Balls are on their shoulder pad. One, “What are you going to do?” Two, “break them up.” Three “Ball, ball, ball, ball, ball.”
We like our big people to call for the ball, pass it back. We like our big people to call for the ball, because you are going to play in gymnasiums, where there are a lot of people, there is a lot of noise. And we want the perimeter players to recognize if they are ready to receive the basketball. So we had them yell for the ball. That is an indication that they are ready and they want the ball in their hands. Also if you have a perimeter player that is under a lot of duress or a lot of pressure, it makes them more aware that the center is open and can help you to relieve that pressure.
One, “What are you going to do?” Two, “break them up”. Three “Ball, ball, ball, ball, ball.” We will go five repetitions. Then this low post players will receive the ball, they are going to be in triple threat now. Give them the ball. Now we will go with their teammates doing the same thing. One, “What are you going to do?” Two, “break them up.” Three “Ball, ball, ball, ball, ball.”
Once they catch they are on a power position, they stay low, the ball is in their power pocket, it is others do attend, and they will be ready to make a move or being in a power pocket. They would not have to worry about the ball getting stripped. Pass it back. One more time. One, “What are you going to do?” Two, “break them up”. Three “Ball, ball, ball, ball, ball.” Excellent, good job.