Dribble (Strike with Hand) | Ophea Teaching Tools

Dribble (Strike with Hand)

Delivering force to a moving object with the hand at waist level, while remaining stationary or moving.

Dribble (Strike with Hand)
  • Position hand at waist height
  • Relax fingers and spread them outwards
  • Lean slightly over the ball
  • Meet the ball with the pads of the fingers by pushing it downwards and slightly forwards
  • Bend hips and knees during the bounce
  • Keep the hand at waist level for the next bounce
I can also...
  • play basketball
  • play handball
  • play four square
Self Check Questions:
  • Can I keep my head up while dribbling?
  • Can I move while controlling the ball?
  • Is my hand at waist height to control the ball?