A Lesson in Jump Shot Form Shooting
Almost all young basketball players when practicing shooting will grab a basketball and immediately start jacking up shots. The basketball actually can get in the way of developing great basketball shooting form. This video will describe how jump shot form shooting can give you better form much quicker without the use of a basketball. And you can learn to practice it anywhere, anytime.
How Form Shooting can make your Shot Better
Form shooting is one of the most important aspects of shooting because it makes your shooting fundamentals as close to perfect as they can be. When it becomes automatic using perfect form it will become comfortable, and with that form you will be able to shoot the basketball over and over again consistently. Any shooting form that is fundamentally perfect is most important part of shooting a basketball. You want to take out all of those little imperfections that keep the ball from going straight every time, and the best way to do that is by shooting without a basketball.
By looking at your form in the mirror will allow you to get your timing down consistently. Then when you finally pick up the basketball you will begin by starting close to the basket so you learn how to shoot without the pressure of making longer shots. You will also the gaining experience in shooting the basketball without the need for a basket or a ball.
Some people may say, “Well if I don’t have a good place to practice form shooting”. And the nice thing about it is you can practice it anywhere. You might want avoid working on your form shooting in math class (unless your coach is also the math teacher) but anywhere else is fair game. After a while you will start to do form shooting just out of habit. Watch some of the NBA players before they shoot free throws and you will see some of them do form shooting. It’s a universal drill to help you improve your overall shooting ability.