Quick Hands and Extension Catches - FastModel Sports

Published 11/27/2018 by Diccon Lloyd-Smeath Favorite Send to FastDraw Print Embed

About This Play/Drill

Rebounding drill to develop an athletes hand to eye reaction time and ability to catch the ball with a fully extended arm.

Drill from Ryan Pannone, assitant coach with Hapoel Jerusalem, which leads the Basketball Champions League in rebounding. Read this full feature for more!

Inside the BCL - Life as an Assistant Coach with Ryan Pannone


  • Basketball Play - Quick Hands and Extension Catches

Player starts on the charge circle facing away from the ball.

Coach throws the ball hard at the backboard or rim, to challenge the players' hand to eye reactions. 

Progress to using one hand to catch the ball.

Throw the ball from different angles that force the player to catch the ball with an extended arm