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The purpose of this paper is to prepare competitive exercises and use them to learn the skills of drill zigzag and shooting from jumping basketball for the students, and knowing the effect of competitive exercises on learning the performance of the skills of drill zigzag and shooting from jumping with basketball for female students. The researcher used one of the tight control designs with the design of the control and experimental groups in order to fit the nature of the problem. The research sample was chosen randomly by making a lottery from the first stage students in the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences - University of Kerbala for the academic year (2021-2022), and their number is (25) students, (5) students were excluded for the purpose of their participation in the exploratory experiment so that the number of individuals The research sample is (20) female students, which constitutes (80%) of the research community, where they were divided into two groups in a random manner (lottery) to (experimental and the control) and each group includes (10) female students. One of the most important results reached by the researcher is that: the competitive exercises prepared by the researcher-led to positive learning in the process of learning the skills of Drill zigzag and shooting from jumping with a basketball, and the nature of the exercises used was appropriate for the research sample, which led to encouraging and increasing the motivation of the female students in performing the skills of drill zigzag and shooting from jumping correctly. One of the most important recommendations recommended by the researchers is that: Emphasis on the use of competitive exercises by teachers or coaches in learning and developing basic skills in individual and team basketball, necessity to rely on developing competitive exercises in learning basic basketball skills, and necessity of relying on the importance of competitive exercises in the learning units of the educational curricula that are compatible with the capabilities and preparations of the learners.