How to Dribble a Basketball through Your Legs as You Run

Learn how to dribble a basketball through your legs as you run from the Harlem Wizards in this Howcast basketball video.

Swoop: Broadway.

Broadway: Yo.

Swoop: Can you teach me some other drills, man?

Broadway: Absolutely.

Swoop: What you gonna teach me now?

Broadway: I’m gonna teach you how to handle the basketball, running with the ball while putting it under your legs.

Swoop: What’s this gonna do for me, man?

Broadway: This is gonna help your hand-eye coordination.

Swoop: Really?

Broadway: It’s gonna help you become a better basketball player.

Swoop: Uh-huh.

Broadway: It’s gonna increase your endurance.

Swoop: Oh, okay.

Broadway: Yeah.

Swoop: Let me see what it’s all about, man.

Broadway: It’s gonna strengthen your legs, too.

Swoop: Okay. So what are we doing here?

Broadway: You know how you put the ball under your legs like that?

Swoop: Oh, yeah?

Broadway: Yeah, just lift that knee up.

Swoop: Uh-huh.

Broadway: But now we’re going to stay low, and we’re going to run at the same time.

Swoop: Okay.

Broadway: But I’m going to bring in an expert to show us how to do it.

Swoop: Really? Where’s the expert?

Broadway: King Arthur.

Swoop: Whoa. Hey, let’s go into the court and see what we got then.

Broadway: Okay.

Swoop: All right.

Broadway: All right, Swoop.

Swoop: Yeah.

Broadway: So now King Arthur’s going to show you . . .

Swoop: Right.

Broadway: … he’s gonna just walk through it, how to bend your knees. And he’s just walking with it right now.

Swoop: Right.

Broadway: See that?

Swoop: Uh-huh.

Broadway: Trying to keep his head up.

Swoop: Uh-huh.

Broadway: And he can see the court. And he’ll come back towards us and you’ll be able to see it . . .

Swoop: Right.

Broadway:. . . as he comes in front of you.

Swoop: OK. It’s . . .

Broadway: So, King Arthur’s actually working on his legs. He’s working on seeing the court. He’s working on his hand-eye coordination, and he’s working on becoming a better ball handler.

Swoop: All right. So, let me me see. Can he do that faster, then?

Broadway: Yeah, he can do that faster. So he can run up the court.

Swoop: Where’s he going?

Broadway: He’s going all the way down.

Swoop: Oh, okay.

Broadway: He needs to come back though.

Swoop: Oh, come on back.

Broadway: You see that?

Swoop: Oh, that’s nice. That’s nice. That’s nice. Whoa.

Broadway: Yeah.

Swoop: That’s pretty good, man.

Broadway: See, Swoop, it’s all about practice makes permanent.

Swoop: Permanent?

Broadway: Yes.

Swoop: Not perfect?

Broadway: Nobody’s perfect, Swoop.

Swoop: You’re right. Except me?

Broadway: No, absolutely not.

Swoop: Oh?

Broadway: So we want to work on . . .

Swoop: You?

Broadway: No, I’m not perfect either.

Swoop: King Arthur, he’s a king, but he’s not perfect.

Broadway: No, he’s not perfect.

Swoop: Oh.

Broadway: But he is a good ball handler.

Swoop: Nice.

Broadway: And if you want to work on your speed, agility, quickness, your leg strength, and hand-eye coordination, work on putting the ball through your legs while on the move.

Swoop: Nice, nice.