Category Archives: Basketball Tips

These basketball tips and tricks will help you be the best player you can be.

The 6 Most Important Basketball Layups

The layup is supposed to be the highest percentage shot in the game.  Yet, it’s probably the most missed shot as well.  If you can master these 6 basketball layups you’ll have a large arsenal of ways to finish inside.  As a player you know that you can’t always time your steps perfectly or even…

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3 Basketball Drills For Kids: How to move without the ball

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One of the hardest things for players to understand is what to do when they don’t have the basketball.  So I put this video together that talks about that.  I also included 3 basketball drills for kids to use to get used to moving without the basketball.  So go ahead and take 5 minutes, watch…

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Basketball Tutorial: How to Move Without The Ball Like Klay Thompson

A lot of players don’t value moving without the basketball. Often times, in fact way too many times, I see courts where players just stand around. Sometimes they even have their hands on their hips just watching their own game. Honestly, just buy some popcorn and sit down in the stands at that point. Don’t be…

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How To Be A Scorer That Teammates Love To Play With

Have you ever played with a player that always catches and dribbles the ball before taking a look at the rim to see what he or she already has? Here is an even better question, is that player you? These types of players are called, “ball stoppers” and even though they may make some really…

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Try This KILLER Basketball Workout For Guards

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Do you ever have big plans to improve your game and then you get to the gym and are like, uuuuhhhh… What now? I remember those days as a 14 year old freshman. I’d watch Kobe drop 40 and get all pumped up. I’d hop on my bike and ride down to the junior high…

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Basketball Tips For Shooting A Pull Up Jump Shot

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  If you haven’t heard…people are saying that the midrange pull up is the worst shot in basketball. They say that statistically, you’re better off trying to get all the way to the basket or shoot the three. But if you watch basketball you’ll notice that there are still many different players that do well…

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How To Play Defense In Basketball

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Ok, if you came here to learn how to play better defense… …I SALUTE you. Because really I haven’t talked much about defense have I? Did you notice? You didn’t? Do you take pride in your defense? You should. But for some reason when you ask a player after the game how many they scored they…

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How To Improve Your Shooting In Basketball

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I think that the advice in this video is very actionable if you want to learn how to improve your shooting in basketball. Because I don’t focus on what you hear most often such as: Keep your elbow in Use your legs Hold your follow through Spread your fingers Shooting is very holistic. Learning and using…

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The Basketball Training Series Part 4: 1 on 1

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I know I’m asking for it… But go ahead and leave your critiques of me in the comments of this post after you watch the 1 on 1 game between Connor and I. Please don’t hurt my feelings 😉 We finally made it to Part 4 of the series. Can you believe that part 1,…

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The Basketball Training Series Part 3: Pick And Roll Drills

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In part 3 of the basketball training series we take a look at many different drills and into detail on each one in the video. In my opinion, the most important part of this video is the pick and roll drill we do where we focus on escaping the hedge. Let’s take a look at…

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