The wheelchair basketball technique for dribbling the ball

Good dribbling skills enables a player to keep control of the ball, travel past a defender or to simply move the team forward.

  • Push the ball downwards using fingers and thumb.
  • Extend the shoulder and elbow.
  • Flex the wrist.
  • Keep the head up and the ball to one side.
  • Keep the ball low (seat height) with your hand on top of the ball.
  • Absorb the impact with fingertips and let the wrist flex and move the ball.