Start with the passing game (I do this almost every practice — it get’s their heart pumping, and works on both passing and defense. Split into two teams. Girls can move without the ball, but with the ball they can only pivot and pass.) [ 5 minutes ]
Split into 3 groups: [10- 15 minutes]
Forwards in a two on two game under the basket. Tell them to focus on making the first shot. If they can’t score within 3 shots it’s a turnover and the other team inbounds from under the basket.
Wings playing a dribble/pass keep-away game
Point Guards work on dribbling while protecting the ball. Work on off hand dribbling, changing pace, and getting around a defender.
Alternately wings work the same dribble drills with point guards.
Add 2 wings to the 2 – 2 game, giving them a wing option. Point guards play a 2 on 2 dribble/passing game. [10 minutes]
Full scrimage [10+ minutes]
Sharks and Minnows – the girls seemed to enjoy this last practice. focuses on dribbling and defense. All girls get a ball. There goal is to dribble back and forth across the gym. If they lose the ball/get it knocked away, they become one of the sharks – I’m the first shark. [rest of practice]