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Making the Overhead Pass

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What is the proper way to make the overhead pass?

Making the Overhead Pass

To make the overhead pass, begin by having two players face each other. They should be approximately three to five feet away from each other. Start with the ball overhead and your elbows straight. Only your fingertips should be touching the ball as your hands are curved around the ball. Bend your wrists back as far as possible. As a fake, flick your wrists without passing the ball. Now pass the ball by flicking the wrists without using the arms. Each player should continue flicking the ball back and forth. As the players continue to do this drill, they should change pivot feet. Practice this drill for five minutes.



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