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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.

Add the Basketball Jab Step to Aggressively Get Open

The basketball jab step is a move that every basketball player who considers himself a good shooter must have. It works especially well for getting open against especially aggressive defenders, but as I explain in the video there are some important things you must do to make it work. Check out this video to see how I do it, and then how Carmelo Anthony does it.

 

 

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The first thing you must do well when executing the jab step is to protect the basketball. Because the defender is so close to you if the basketball is exposed at all he is going to reach in and knock it away. But at the same time the ball has to be in the position to quickly go up for the shot or put the ball on the hardwood to drive around your defender. So when doing this basketball move properly protecting the basketball is vital.

The second part involves proper footwork, and in the video you’ll see how this has to be accomplished. First you must have a stable base so you are able to go in various directions with complete balance. After all of the preparation has been made you have to jab step to make it look like you are going to drive. If it’s done too quickly you won’t be able to get your defender out of position, and if it’s done too slowly your defender will be able to recover back to his sound defensive position.

Learning the jab step is a wonderful basketball move that every shooter must have.

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.