Basketball Crossover Moves

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Hello, I'm Trevor Huffman, your expert how to play basketball drills guide, ex-European pro, NBA failure (hey, shoot for the stars, land on the moon) and All-American NCAA division I guard.

There are lot of fakes and hacks showing dribble moves on Youtube. 

Most high schooler's careers are done at 18, so choose wisely about who you invest in listening too.

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I'd like to talk how about I started making killer basketball crossovers by training like a professional athlete from the time I was 14.

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5 Tips for Creating Elite Killer Basketball Crossover Moves

#1. That's me after an Elite Eight NCAA tournament run. Success begins with using “Best Practice Methods” for Elite guard training; whether it is training on the court, in the weight room, watching & studying video replay, or copying their basketball training.

#2. Defense, Offensive Skills, Basketball I.Q., strength and conditioning go hand in hand. A great point guard knows how to disrupt the other team’s offensive & defensive transition, knows how to run half-court sets, make the correct reads offensively, and always know when to pressure and when to contain defensively.

#3. Learn how to get the ball quickly and efficiently by positioning, communication, and preparatory movement, i.e. Moving to the hash, free throw line, cutting diagonally  across the defense as shots are taken.

#4. Changing direction and starting a offensive advantage with an explosive jump on the defensive transition by attacking the first man either with the dribble move or passing to someone in a better position to do the same.

#5. Learning to explore the fast break is key. Keeping your dribble alive by exploring and exploiting the defense by putting pressure on them to see if they make mistakes, i.e. reading body angles, help-side defensive positioning,  and overall fatigue levels of the defenders in front of you.  It’s always easier to exploit fatigue, because fatigue makes mental mistakes.

Obviously, using the dribble to exploit defensive transition is an option when there are no other advantages in front of you with the pass.

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  1. Most players are lacking a vision, a customized workout training plan, and pro coaching feedback and evaluation to learn what they should be working on. Need help? I (and my team) will personally coach you, ANALYZE GAME VIDEO and MAKE YOU A CUSTOM TRAINING PLAN AFTER WE SEE YOU PLAY. Our elite performance staff has worked with athletes from the NFL, NBA, and NCAA, and Euro pro basketball players all the way to elite youth athletes. 
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Hello, I'm Trevor Huffman, creator of How to Play Basketball, and your 12 year ex-professional European point guard, failed NBA player (Hey shoot for the stars, land on the moon!), and elite basketball skills development expert guide.

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And learn some of these Elite Point Guard College youth basketball training drills:

  • St. (straight) Two-ball Circle Cross: 1 set of 10 seconds = 20 reps (goal)
  • St. One-ball Crossover: 1 set x 20 reps
  • St. Two-ball Straight Cross: 2 sets x 10 reps
  • Walking Two-Ball Straight Cross: 1 set x half court
  • LI (Linear) Jogging One-ball St. Cross: 1 set x full court
  • LI Chair Crossovers: 4 sets x 4 reps
  • LI/LA (Lateral) Chair Crossovers: 2 sets x 8 reps
  • St. Two-ball V-Dribble
  • St. One-ball pound w/tennis ball toss
  • St. One-ball Figure Eight w/tennis ball toss
  • LA Two-ball pound slide
  • LA One-ball pound slide w/tennis ball
  • LI Two-ball crossover
  • LI One-ball crossover w/tennis ball
  • LA&LI Zig-Zag Two-ball behind the back, crossover, and spin.

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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.
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ELITE Basketball Moves Don't Happen Overnight

  • 3 Keys to Better Basketball Players: Speed, power, and efficiency. That's it. Anything that doesn't reinforce the proper technique in regards to these three keys means you are going backwards. Many coaches don't pay attention to the very thing that makes players faster, quicker, and more explosive on the court, which in turn, increases a player’s value to the team!
  • 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.
  • Basketball I.Q with skill. What is it? How do you get it? The best coaches are able to impart these key attributes to players through proper coaching and mentoring. 
  • 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: WATCH our free basketball training video!

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