If you’re looking for a few boats with shoelaces attached, you can find them on lots of basketball courts. In fact, if you’re trying to find Will Perdue, Bulls Center champ in 1991, 1992 and 1993, you might actually see his feet before you see the rest of his body. This is true stuff, basketball fans, Pervin wears a… Continue reading
Anything you do in life can result in an accidental injury. Walk through the house while texting, for example, and you can flip over the coffee table and break your collar bone.
Athletes know better than anyone how injury can affect not only each game, but the championship game and the shot at a scholarship. It’s always important to take care of your body, but here at the Basketball… Continue reading
You know about this high-stress moment.
Everybody’s eyes are on that one basketball player who is standing 19 feet from the base line and 15 feet from the basket. That player is very likely sweating bullets as he or she dribbles at the foul line. We are talking, of course, about the notorious free throw.
Sometimes the shot can change the game. Sometimes it can actually even win… Continue reading
Not everyone makes the team – there are only so many positions on the court. But putting forth the best skills and effort at try-outs is one of the reasons parents call the Basketball Goal Store.
If your child is nursing a bruised ego because he didn’t make the team and he’ll be on the outside looking in… Continue reading
Everyone knows exercise for all people of all ages is very important for physical, emotional and mental health.
When we focus specifically on female athletes, we see that regular physical activity is important because it:
- helps build and maintain bone
Once upon a time, smack-dab in the middle of the Victorian Era, a female physical education teacher named Senda Berenson introduced the game of basketball to a group of students at Smith College for girls in Northampton. This new game was invented a year earlier (1891) by James Naismith, a Canadian-American physical education teacher and coach.
Teaching the 13 official rules of basketball didn’t seem necessary. Although the newly… Continue reading
No matter if you are gearing up to shop for the holiday gift-giving season, a birthday or a general, “You’re a great kid” present, The Basketball Goal Store has some terrific ideas.
Everyone likes big presents and parents like presents that kids will get a lot of use out of – which is why I think your basketball-loving… Continue reading
Fatigue is a real thing in basketball for players at all levels. Think back to the 2011 playoffs when LeBron James stats starting dropping game by game. He appeared winded and questions about fatigue starting to surface.
Even for ballers who are kids learning the fundamentals, all the youthful energy after hard play and needs to be replenished. Building endurance is one of the top priorities for… Continue reading
The Defensive Slide always looks easy on a seasoned basketball player, doesn’t it? Closing out and transitioning into another stance or direction almost seems like a natural movement.
You can bet the farm that it wasn’t like for the player when he was a beginner. There is just so much to learn and master in the beginning. Beginners really benefit from a Goalrilla Goal Basketball hoop. The… Continue reading
Focus on consistent movement on the basketball court and shot prep position with the beginner level Spot-Up Shooting DrillDecember 1st, 2011
There are just so many ways for beginners to progress in basketball – so many skills to learn!
The Spot-Up Shooting Drill is one that can address a few areas:
- shot prep position
- shooting – handling
- development of non-dominate side