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The purpose of the present study was to find out the effect of physical education programme and Basket ball drills on selected health related fitness variables among high school Basket Ball players.  To achieve the purpose of the study, 60 male subjects will be selected at random from Government High School, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India. The age of the participants will be ranged between 12 and 15 years. The selected subjects will be randomly divided into three groups namely physical education group, Basket ball drill group and control group with twenty subjects (n=20) in each group. Experimental groups will undergo physical training and the control group will not have any training programme apart from their regular curricular activity. The analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) will be used to find out the significant difference. If the obtained ‘f’ ratio is significant, Schefft’s test wills he applied as a post hoc to determine the paired means difference. The results of the study showed that there was a significant improvement on selected health related fitness variables

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