Immediately after the school bus pulls away I hear the familiar twap-twap of a basketball dribble on the home basketball court next door. (Backyard basktball courts are a blessing for families because everyone, regardless of age or ability, can have fun – and get exercise - with an adjustable Goalrilla Basketball Goal. Basketball Goal Store has a huge stock ready for delivery – even overstocks that help stretch… Continue reading
By now everyone has heard all the recent reports and statistics about health and obesity levels for all ages and genders in the United States.
Getting more exercise is one of the reasons some families reach out to us here at the Basketball Goal Store. Parents want a home basketball court where they, and their children, have a place to play their way to better health. And with the great… Continue reading
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
So you have a son or daughter who got a taste of basketball at summer camp or saw a really exciting clip on YouTube and now they want to play. That’s great!
Call us at the Basketball Goal Store and since we are the No. 1 online retailer, we can set you up with the best premium, in-ground Goalrilla Goal Basketball System for your own home basketball installation. (If you didn’t… Continue reading
Two minutes of your time on your Goalrilla Goal Basketball home basketball court - repeated - can improve the quality of your basketball handling and dribble skills. Dexterity plays a big part in ball handling proficiency and one of the ways to improve that is to practice with dual ball drills.
Two Ball Dribble Drill
Depending on the level of the player, intensity of this drill should… Continue reading
Got a minute for a drill on your home basketball court?
You won’t need to adjust the height of the Goalrilla Basketball Goal for this drill, because it’s all about dribbling – there isn’t a shot in it. (Although when you’re done, you can make all the baskets you want!)
The 55 Second Garden Gloves Dribbling Drill
“How should I know? You didn’t tell me!”
If you have children, a spouse, or any people around you, you know how effective communication gets things done or greases the wheel to get along!!
Without communication, people assume that someone else will do something and then no one does it. Like when parents don’t communicate and no one goes… Continue reading
Playing basketball takes a lot of energy and focused thought. You want to contain the opposition in a way where you conserve energy and prevent them from moving the ball forward and scoring.
Mastering the defensive slide means controlled movement of the feet and arms and resisting the impulse to gallop.
Galloping happens when players… Continue reading
Shooting baskets and scoring points is a thrill – we all know that! But a winning record requires a good defense, too. And a good defense begins with the most important aspect of playing defense – a proper defensive stance.
That being said, a good fundamental defensive stance position does not take into account a player’s… Continue reading
Having spent several decades on this earth (OK, a couple more than just several), I have discovered that there is more than one “clumsy age” in life. Didn’t like it the first time in those pubescent years (remember tripping over your own feet in class??) and I certainly don’t like it now when it’s mis-judging the stairs or doorframes because of… Continue reading