December 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
The beginner level is a bit different than the advanced level of the drill, concentrating mostly… Continue reading
November 15th, 2011
In the heat of a basketball game, low post moves can account for baskets and scores that mean the difference between winning – and losing. Being ready if an opportunity arises takes a good “basketball sense” but also by having prepared for the eventuality that you know will come.
The Low Post Moves Drill is a great way to prepare and to learn new moves on your… Continue reading
September 20th, 2011
In so many sports, including basketball, the ability to change direction and really drive earmarks a great player. You hear comments like, “He was all over me – no matter where I turned, he was there!”
Hard driving in both offensive and defensive plays can make the difference between winning and losing.
You like to be… Continue reading
September 6th, 2011
Playing basketball exercising all the muscles, including the heart. It’s good for kids!
All most kids want to do is get out and take some shots at the basketball goal – make some hoops, run and beat their friends in a friendly game.
But here come the adults with their ideas about “warming up” and stretching before… Continue reading
August 30th, 2011
School is getting back into session and after sitting and thinking hard all day long, it’s time for the kids to get out and move!
Having a backyard basketball court with a Goalrilla Basketball Goal System makes it easy to let them re-energize. The Basketball Goal Store is the largest online retailer of the premium in-ground Goalrilla Basketball Goals and has all the information and assistance needed to create a basketball court… Continue reading
August 23rd, 2011
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
August 2nd, 2011
There are lots of flashy moves with a basketball – you’ve seen them through the years. The driving speed dribble and on-the-move dribbling of some of the greatest players ever to grace the court are amazing to watch – but it all begins with the fundamentals of ball handling.
No one will ever be great – or even adequate – on the boards without a firm mastery… Continue reading
July 19th, 2011
Shooting the basketball (and more importantly, scoring!) requires consistency. It’s true for all types of basketball shots, and especially true for free throw shooting. Putting the fundamentals in motion time after time will boost your scoring and make you a player to watch.
The Basketball Goal Store wants you to be the best player you can be. That’s why we… Continue reading
June 28th, 2011
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
June 9th, 2011
In the heat of a game the adrenalin and concentration is intense – so are the nerves – especially when it comes to shooting and making baskets and points! Many great players have said that there are times when the body just knows what to do and does it. But to get to that point, well, you know the p-word – practice.
You do the One Minute Mid-Range Shooting Challenge with… Continue reading