In this article, we'll explain how to perform a Crossover In-and-Out Dribble, why it's effective, and how the Dribbleup Smart Basketball combined with practice drills in the Dribbleup mobile app can assist in learning this move.
The Crossover In-and-Out Dribble is a popular basketball move that helps kids beat their defender and create scoring opportunities in games.
It's a combination of the crossover and a one-handed in-and-out dribble. To master this intermediate-level move, kids must have confidence on the ball with both their dominant and non-dominant hands.
Here's a quick guide on how to perform a Crossover In-and-Out Dribble:
Start by dribbling the ball with your dominant hand.
Next, crossover dribble to your non-dominant hand.
Then begin a crossover dribble back to your dominant hand, but instead of doing a full crossover, dribble the ball halfway with your hand coming over the top to the inside of the ball.
Keep your dribble under control of your non-dominant hand, quickly changing the direction of the dribble and pushing the ball back out to your non-dominant side.
Once the ball is back outside in your non-dominant hand, do a full crossover back to your dominant hand.
Practice this move repeatedly, using both hands. The more you practice, the more comfortable and confident you will become with the move.
NOTE: In an actual game situation, you might only do 1 or 2 repetitions of this, so you can fake out the defender and make a move toward the basket.
What makes the Crossover In-and-Out Dribble effective?
The Crossover In-and-Out Dribble is effective because it allows players to quickly change direction and blow past their defender. This move is often used at the top of the key to begin a move toward the basket. It's great for creating scoring opportunities or finding an open teammate on the 3-point line. It can also be used to break free from tight defensive pressure while breaking a press or escaping a trap.
How the Dribbleup Smart Basketball can help
Learning the Crossover In-and-Out Dribble can be challenging, but the Dribbleup Smart Basketball helps make it easy. Trainers in the Dribbleup app will walk your child through the move during live and on-demand video practice sessions so they can perform the move smoothly and effectively.
Designed to help players develop muscle memory and hand-eye coordination, the Smart Basketball is a great training tool that unlocks practice drills that are adjusted to different levels of difficulty, allowing players to progress at their own pace.
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