4 Ways to Pass the Basketball

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  1. Chest Pass- It is called a chest pass because the ball should go to the receiver’s chest. Start the pass from your chest with both hands on the ball. Snap your wrists out and your thumbs down. Your … Continued

5 Steps to an Effective Box Out

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Rebounding and boxing out are not synonymous. Rebounding is merely the last step of the boxing out process. While you can rely on athleticism and strength to grab rebounds, boxing out takes discipline and great awareness. Here are the five … Continued

7 Steps to Dynamic Defense

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1. Stance– Knees are bent and butt is low to the floor. Feet are approximately shoulder width apart. Back is straight. Hands are out wide and ready to defend. 2. Jump to Ball– When the ball moves, you move. Wherever … Continued

8 Steps of Proper Shooting Form

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Shooting a basketball is a difficult skill to develop. Some people are seemingly born with an innate ability to shoot, but even the most efficient shooters have to hone their skills with consistent practice. Proper shooting mechanics are imperative to … Continued

9 Speed Ladder Drills for Footwork

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Speed ladders are a great way to improve footwork and agility, which are two important factors for playing basketball. Effective footwork allows you to be quicker on the court. Agility training incorporates balance, coordination, speed, strength, and endurance so it … Continued

10 Basic Two-Ball Ball Handling Drills

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Two-ball ball handling is a great way to improve ball handling, along with hand-eye coordination. Work on these various dribble moves. You can find accompanying videos for these drills on our site. 1. Same Time 2. Alternating Piston Dribble 3. … Continued

11 Things You Can Do With the Pivot

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Imagine playing basketball without the ability to pivot. The game would be much more difficult. Players who picked up their dribble would probably turn the ball over more because they would be unable to use their pivot as a way … Continued

12 Killer Post Moves

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1. Drop Step with Power Dribble- This is one of the simplest post moves you can master. In order to do this move properly, you need to take a big step toward the basket with your baseline leg. Your foot … Continued

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