How to Play Basketball Drills 


Welcome to How to Play Basketball Drills!

Hello, my name is Trevor Huffman, a 12-year European professional point guard, NCAA mid-major All-American, and NBA failure (hey-- shoot for the stars, land on the moon!)

My passion is helping players and programs develop with my unique blend of European and American basketball skill development academies and scouting services. 

How to play basketball drills allows you to get inside the head of a ex-pro point guard in my best sports blog for 2016, where you can use my basketball stories, European/NCAA/NBA style basketball tips, workouts, and point guard to youth basketball training drills.

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First: Please like my FREE Trevor Huffman Facebook Skills Academy & Forum and get basketball tips, basketball workout videos, and training advice

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  1. Have a daily passion to start developing your basketball skills.
  2. Play against better competition.
  3. Have a weekly basketball workout plan that optimizes your skill development.

You are here because of your basketball passion, but executing a basketball skill development program, or using my Daily Ten 1.0 Basketball Workout and having success in basketball takes hard work, a weekly game plan, and learning the small details!

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What You Need for the Next Level:

Because not many of us can jump as high or run as fast as Jason Richardson, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul or Swin Cash.

But learning the secrets of how to play basketball drills is designed for the underdog players, parents and coaches that have been training and coaching the same way and not getting results.

To be honest, most of us are either not athletic enough, experienced enough or skilled enough to play at the next level.

In possibly the second best basketball blog in the world, I share my basketball training tips, athlete stories, basketball workouts, videos, European coaching concepts, interviews,and funny stories that only the 
best sports blog in the modern world could live up too.

How to play basketball drills will help you turn the corner because if you don't execute the small details, you are wasting time.

And unfortunately, in basketball, time is limited.

If you are newbie parent or coach, or a player playing Elite AAU basketball or a point guard struggling in college, I know you'll take something from my best basketball workouts.

If you want to read, learn, and ask questions, you are in the right place.

Pro to youth basketball training and consulting is my passion. After traveling the world as a pro basketball point guard for 13 years, I built this site, in hopes I could help the next generation of coaches, parents, and players trying to get to the next level that struggle with self-doubt, confidence, transitions, anxiety, or learning a new skill.

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youth basketball camps are in Michigan and Ohio. These are for the serious basketball players looking to live and train like a pro.

How to play basketball drills will hopefully inspire your basketball dreams, goals, coaching practice plans, basketball workout programs, and designing your life around doing what you love.

It's that simple.

No selling (okay, maybe a little).

No hype.  

As long as you put in the real basketball sweat, blood, tears, and work, and stay inspired with my basketball newsletter, I hope your passion will blossom 365 days a year and you'll learn a ton from my experiences and stories and programs.

I believe you will be better, GUARANTEED.

But what do you believe about yourself?

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Trevor Huffman Basketball Tips

  1. Find inspiration and a plan to be better 365 days a year! Then take daily action. At Trevor Huffman Basketball Academy, we will consult with you, push you to be inspired, help you create daily training plans for your age & skill level, and get you out of your comfort zone daily.
  2. It takes 30 days to begin making a new habit or skill. Push your brain, body, and physiology to acquire next level habits, skills, and movement patterns by following our daily training system to get better faster.
  3. Find a mentor and learn from the best in your field. Question us. Question everyone. Study, watch tape, invest in yourself, surround yourself with the best, hardworking college and pro players, and listen to what they tell you and put it into action. 
  4. How to Play Basketball Drills.com's aim is to help you be, seek, compete, and play against the best players, whether they are of a higher age, skill level, or athletic ability, evaluate your weaknesses/strengths, and then tailor your plan accordingly.

Hello, I'm Trevor Huffman, creator of How to Play Basketball Drills.com, and your 13 year ex-European point guard, failed NBA player (Hey shoot for the stars, land on the moon!), and elite basketball skills development expert guide.


  • If you want to be in the top 5% of the basketball players in your area, state, or country, it's time to change your beliefs about basketball training. Basketball skill development is just like anything in life; invest in yourself in the right way-- with daily, actionable, consistent, disciplined hard work-- and you will get the results.



  • Or just follow me on TWITTER or INSTAGRAM and see if I have anything valuable to say by following me for a few weeks.
  • My passion is youth basketball training to Elite basketball coaching. I've been a Point Guard in the top European, NBA, and NCAA basketball world for 16 years and want to inspire 365 Day B-Ball dreams! 
  • Please Like My Facebook Page about my basketball academies, camps, and get REAL PRO advice, ask questions, and let me help you design your life around making it to the next level! 
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  1. Showing you exactly what we do the second we step on the court and how hard we work to ensure reaching basketball goals both in our basketball weight training programs and ELITE youth basketball training workouts.
  2. Coaching the most efficient basketball movement patterns through individual basketball training programs for basketball shooting, passing, dribbling, defense, and pick & roll transfer to game situations.
  3. Sign up for my FREE Elite Basketball Academy Newsletter and get: My summer Mastermind Elite Basketball Academy, other point guard colleges (that may waste your time), to basketball dribbling drillsshootingpassing, to basketball crossover moves and other skill development training.
  4. Ps. Follow me on Twitter @Trevor_Huffman for pro basketball training secrets, pictures, and basketball training diaries weekly.

How to Play Basketball Drills


  1. Always be a student of the game. The difference between a college player and a great high school player is small. We make the choice to be ELITE and with enough studying, learning, playing, and training, I believe most players can tap their full potential and reach their goals.
  2. Learn by watching and listening to the best. My mission is to teach, mentor, and train you how to play at the next level. I will show you my basketball skill development series like basketball passing, or break downs of creating killer basketball crossover moves, at my Elite Academy in Northern Michigan or Jason Otter's country-wide youth basketball camps.
  3. At many of Jason Otter's Elite point guard camps, he teaches boys and girls basketball drills that most people have never seen. Start the learning process now. Have any questions about how to play basketball drills.com? Remember, the only way to be ELITE is to become a student today. Don't wait, most players and careers end to soon because they waited too long.
  4. Choose the Elite path, you won't turn back! Thanks for reading my page and I hope how to play basketball drills.com can help you get to the next level! 

8 Free Point Guard Training Secrets You Need to Know...

  1. Learn from the best point guards on Earth: this is called copying the best practice (which means copying their method, process, or activity, that is believed to be more effective at delivering a particular outcome).
  2. Basketball dribbling drills and ball-handling skills must start with a solid foundation. There can be no progress from 1-ball drills to 2-ball drills (or even 3-ball dribbling drills) until the first progression of movement is mastered.
  3. I wouldn’t let you cook a gourmet meal for 1000 guests unless I had trained you how to mix, prepare, and execute cooking all the ingredients together. It would be utter failure for you to try. It’s no different with youth basketball training and coaching player development.
  4. Increase the amount of ball-in-hand-time through learning to progress through our ball-handling skill drills. What is ball-in-hand-time? The amount of time you can possibly hold the ball through dribbling moves without traveling. This in turn increases the capacity of more explosive moves, a better overall handle, and different offensive combinations to take place.
  5. Reinforcing proper movement patterns that are in line with efficient exercise science techniques, i.e.—teaching a sprinter to stand up straight out up out of the blocks would be incorrect and slow them down considerably. Many coaches dismiss the very thing that makes players faster, quicker, and more explosive on the court, which in turn, decreases a player’s value to the team!
  6. Learn, study, deliberately practice, and analyze your footwork at all times. This is key to basketball success—for the best point guards, shooting guards, and big men—learning progressive footwork combinations will ultimately increase your value on the court ten-fold!
  7. Basketball I.Q. What is it? How do you get it? The best coaches are able to impart this key attribute to players through proper coaching and mentoring. Obviously, playing a lot of basketball helps (and against better competition), but there are many players and coaches that lack the resources, competition, and training opportunities to increase Basketball I.Q. We teach this in our OtterBasketball training system—how to make reads, when to pass, when to dribble, when to attack, and when to pull it back.
  8. Basketball I.Q. is the amount of intelligence you apply on the court to help make your team better. Let’s start increasing your I.Q. by watching our basketball dribbling drills video introduction here: 

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