How to Crossover Dribble a Basketball

How to Crossover Dribble a Basketball

How to Crossover Dribble Tutorial

How to Crossover Dribble Tutorial

Once you’ve become comfortable with the basic dribble, the next thing you’ll want to learn is how to crossover dribble a basketball.  The crossover is one of the most effective and entertaining moves in basketball when executed correctly, and it will make you much more difficult to guard.  At it’s most basic this is how to do the crossover:

  1. While dribbling the basketball in one hand you will push it across the front of your body toward the other side (from left to right or from right to left)
  2. The ball should bounce in a “V” motion
  3. You will then continue the dribble with your other hand

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From there you’ll want to work on mastering your technique, variations of the dribble, and how to use it effectively against defenders.

The Crossover Opens New Possibilities

There are many variations of the crossover that you can learn and bring into your game, as well as advanced combinations and variations that I cover in my Ultimate Breakdown Moves ball handling and crossover program.  However, your first goal should be to make sure you have mastered the basic crossover before moving into anything more difficult.

How to Crossover Effectively

To ensure your crossovers are effective watch this short video to ensure your mechanics and technique are correct.

 

Once you’ve mastered the motion of the crossover you’ll want to keep these points in mind to make sure your crossover is effective against your defender.

How to Crossover Dribble Tips

How to Crossover Dribble Tips

Be sure you check out my full crossover dribble tips article for more details on these tips.  Tips #2 and #3 you can learn in detail in my Ultimate Breakdown Moves ball handling and crossover program.  You may want to also check out my tips on how to improve ball handling.

Practice Your Crossover!

These tips are only useful if you put in the time to work on your skills.  If you want to learn how to crossover dribble a basketball like Allen Iverson, Derrick Rose, Jamal Crawford or even have the fastest handles in basketball you need to put in your practice!

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