How to Do a Basketball Flat Back, Dribble Attack

Basketball is a sport of concentration and skill. To be a successful player, everybody needs a bag of tricks, and a flat back is an almost unstoppable move when done correctly.

Steps

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    Go to an empty space that is very large and has lots of "moving room".
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    Bring a basketball and wear some loose, comfortable clothes that are easy to move in.
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    Get into a basic defensive stance and practice by bouncing the ball behind your back from hand to hand, about right under your backside.
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    After you have warmed up and are comfortable with step 3 start dribbling the ball and run 3 steps, starting with the foot farthest from your dribbling hand.
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    Then when you go into your 4th step, put your leg in front of the dribbling ball and push off.
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    While you are pushing off, bounce the ball behind your back like done in step 3.
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    Then when your other hand that doesn't usually dribble has caught the ball, pivot your body so that the ball is now in front of you.

Tips

  • this move is particularly affective when you are 90 degrees from the basket
  • this move can be executed without a running start, but the running gives you power and time, so make sure you follow through with your move! once you run don't chicken out!
  • keep practicing and most of all Have Fun!

Warnings

  • make sure you always stretch first, or else you will run a higher risk of injury
  • make sure you consult your doctor before you try any excessive movement

Things You'll Need

  • comfortable clothing
  • wide open, flat space
  • basketball

Article Info

Categories: Basketball