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Crossover Dribble and Shot
Crossover Dribble and Shot

The cross-over dribble has become a staple for all great perimeter scorers. These great scorers make it look easy, but see how much goes into this important shot.

Shot Off a Screen
Shot Off a Screen

The screen when set effectively will always create some problems in a defense. This will allow a brief opportunity to take an open shot. See how we do it in this video.

Pull Up Jump Shot
Pull Up Jump Shot

Often the best shot a basketball player will get is before the opposing team's defense can set up. Watch this video to see everything that goes into this shot.

Shooting the Runner
Shooting the Runner

The runner in the lane can be a great way for a smaller player to attack the basket. See how it's done in this video.

One Dribble Control Drill
One Dribble Control Drill

When taking a shot off the dribble that final dribble into the shot pocket will be the most important. Watch in this video an excellent drill to work on this.

Flare Screen for the Open Jump Shot

The flare screen is an excellent way to get open when the defender takes away your curl cut. It takes vision and decision-making, but is a great tool. When a basketball player wants to get open, using vision will help a lot more than trying to simply run faster.  This video will show you how to do it.

The flare is a read you will make when coming off a down screen or when using a flare screen. Defenders have two choices (well technically three, but running through a defender is a foul, so not recommended): they can either take the inside route or follow you around the screen. Both have advantages and disadvantages and both have counters that you can use as the offensive player. If the defender follows you, your best bet is to do a curl-cut toward the middle of the floor.

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The other option is when the defender takes the inside route, and you will counter this by flaring out for the shot. A flare is reading the defender and when they go to the inside of the person setting a screen for you, instead of curling to the middle, you stop and flare (move away from the ball) as far as you can. The defender will then have a farther distance to travel and if someone can get you the ball, you’ll be wide open for the shot.

Europe vs USA Basketball
Europe vs USA Basketball

In this eBook Europe vs America- Differences in how a Basketball Game is Played, Coach Justin Rake describes some of these differences, and then demonstrates with videos how teams like the San Antonio Spurs are making this part of their attack.

Basketball Shooting off the Dribble
Basketball Shooting off the Dribble

All great scorers have to be able to shoot off the dribble. Here's how.

Moving Without the Basketball
Moving Without the Basketball

Before every shooter gets to pull the trigger on his deadly shot he has to get open. This book demonstrates how.

Basketball Advanced Shooting
Basketball Advanced Shooting

Basketball Advanced Shooting builds off the previous book of Basketball Shooting Fundamentals to demonstrate ways to create space for the shot.

Basketball Shooting Fundamentals
Basketball Shooting Fundamentals

This book discusses basics for a picture-perfect jump shot. These basic concepts are supported visually with links to videos.

What Young Basketball Players Need to Know
What Young Basketball Players Need to Know

This book is a primer for young basketball players and their parents on what they need to do to become successful in the game of basketball.