Just about everyone favors one hand over another. There are two camps: those full of right-handers and those with the left-handers. On the basketball court that usually means that one hand is stronger than the other. But there is a great drill to develop strength in whichever side is your weaker side while developing ball handling and wraparound passing skills. That is the Wall and Ball Wrap Around Bounce
Believe it or not, the word dribble was first used in 1589 – yes, more than 400 years ago. Granted, it was probably used to talk about a trickle of water of some person (or some thing) drooling. But without a doubt, when you say dribble or dribbling these days, most people think of basketball – and well they should!
In basketball, dribbling is one of the two ways… Continue reading
Shoot That Basketball, Score That Point! Free Throw Shooting Fundamentals, Part 3 – Release Shooting PositionJuly 21st, 2011
You’re at the free throw line, your body is lined up, and you’re flexed and focused on your Goalrilla Basketball Goal. It’s time to shoot that ball and put a point on the scoreboard.
Follow through with the release shooting position and you’ll soon be a free throw scoring machine!
Free Throw Shooting Fundamentals: Part 3
There are three phases… Continue reading
It takes two, baby —
Really, it takes more than two on the basketball court, but it’s the idea that a team is more than one player and a good team moves the ball between players to win games – and that requires passing.
Developing a strong, fundamentally sound stationary two-handed chest pass is a key… Continue reading