If you are asking yourself this question, the first thing I would tell you is congratulations! While 99% of players have one hand that is definitely stronger and better at ball handling, most players don’t spend any time trying to make sure that both hands are equal or at least VERY CLOSE to equal in
All players have their strengths and weaknesses, no matter what level basketball they play. And not everyone is already a good 3 point shooter. Maybe you are effective at scoring from mid-range, or maybe you are more of a slasher and effective at attacking the basket. A common question I get asked is this: Should
You want to get better at basketball? Of course, you do! Your reason could be as simple as wanting to help your team by scoring more points, or maybe you want to get more minutes. Tryouts could be coming soon, and you want to improve so you make the team this year. So what should
Being able to dribble the ball is more important now than ever. With so many offenses being positionless, everyone has to have handles. It doesn’t matter if you are the shortest player on the team or the tallest. You need to be able to dribble the ball effectively. Do you want to get better at
What words bring shivers to defenders just hearing them? Allen Iverson AND crossover. When Allen Iverson used his patented “killer” crossover move, it was over. The defender was on skates sliding one way, and Iverson was on his way to score. It was UNSTOPPABLE. He used it going right, and he used it going left.
We Surveyed 307 Basketball Coaches. Here’s Exactly What They Said You Should Focus on When You Train!
What basketball skills should you spend most of your time working on? What exactly are coaches looking for when they choose their teams and their starting lineups? Knowing the answers to those questions will help guide your training regimen and give you the best chance to make your team, get more playing time, impress
If you analyze the greatest shooters, they ALL HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON… They all have consistent mechanics. You might see a lot of different types of shots out there. But, whatever technique that great shooter uses, their mechanics (their technique) looks the same on every shot. Over and over, the same thing. Almost like
You are driving to the basket with a clear lane. This layup will easily put two points on the board for your team and add to your point total. All of a sudden a defender collapses and tries to swipe the ball and prevent you from scoring. What should you do? It’s simple. You use
Your mid-range game is fire. You consistently make shots from deep, but you just don’t have that move to get you closer to the basket for an easier shot. You want to be well rounded. You want to be a scorer, not just a shooter. You want to be able to score from anywhere on