Being a great rebounder does't require you to be the tallest or most athletic person on the floor. It is usually about techniqe and simply wanting the rebound more then anybody else on the floor. Here are a few tips and drills from BasketballHQ.com on becoming a great rebounder. Checkout the drills below and then go see the rest of our free Basketball Rebounding Drills.
React quickly to the shot. So whether you are on defense or offense when the shot goes up you are already battling for position.
Always keep your hands up ready to rebound when the shot goes up.
Try to get the ball at your highest point. Don't wait for it to come down to you, jump up and get it.