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Catch and Shoot Jump Shot at Elbow Drill

Catch and Shoot Jump Shot at Elbow Drill By Dr. Hal Wissel Most shots in a game are open shots. When open, the jump stop enables you to catch and shoot in one motion, thereby fostering a quicker release than the step and shoot, which is a two motion shot.... (more...)

Catch and Shoot Front, Side, Point of Backboard Lead-up Drills

Catch and Shoot Front, Side, Point of Backboard Lead-up Drills By Dr. Hal Wissel Shooting close to the basket as a warm-up helps you develop confidence, rhythm and mechanics. Objectives of the Catch and Shoot Lead-up Drills: 1. Improve ability to catch... (more...)

Shooting from a Chair: Lead-up Drill for 3-Pt. Shooting and Free Throw

Shooting from a Chair: Leadup Drill for 3-Pt. Shooting and Free Throw By Hal Wissel Shooting from a chair fosters consistency in lifting the ball to the basket and extending the elbow completely on the follow-through. It is the single best lead-up drill... (more...)

Jump Shot Warm-up Drill

Jump Shot Warm-up Drill By Hal Wissel The objectives of the Jump Shot Warm-up Drill drill are to develop confidence, rhythm and range in shooting jump shots. Start in a balanced stance with your knees slightly flexed about nine feet in front of the basket.... (more...)

Three Finger Warm-up Drill

Three Finger Warm-up Drill By Hal Wissel This drill enables you to focus on shooting the ball off the pads of you index finger with a soft touch. You will use only three fingers in this drill – the ring finger and little finger of your non-shooting... (more...)

Strong-Hand and Weak-Hand Warm-up Drills

Strong-Hand Warm-up Drill By Dr. Hal Wissel Strong-Hand Warm-Up Drill One-hand shooting, using either the strong hand or the weak hand, is an excellent way to develop your ability to start and complete a shot with your shooting hand facing the... (more...)

Correcting Shots When Form Looks Good but Still Miss

Correcting Shots When Form Looks Good but Still Miss By Dr. Hal Wissel Correcting shots when form looks good but still miss are listed below, along with suggested trigger word to correct this. Trigger words are positive words, preferably one syllable... (more...)

Correcting Shots that Circle Out Due to Non-Shooting Hand Thumbing Ball

Correcting Shots that Circle Out Due to Non-Shooting Hand Thumbing Ball By Dr. Hal Wissel Correcting shots that circle out due to non-shooting hand thumbing ball is listed below, along with suggested trigger word to correct this. Trigger words are positive... (more...)

Correcting Shots that Circle Out Due to Release Off Wrong (Ring) Finger

Correcting Shots that Circle Out Due to Release Off Wrong (Ring) Finger By Dr. Hal Wissel Correcting shots that circle out due to release off the wrong finger is listed below, along with suggested trigger word to correct this. Trigger words are positive... (more...)

Correcting Shots that Circle Out Due to Throwing Ball

Correcting Shots that Circle Out Due to Throwing Ball By Dr. Hal Wissel Correcting shots that circle out due to throwing ball are listed below, along with suggested trigger words to correct them. Trigger words are positive words, preferably one syllable... (more...)

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