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In this section Devin has broken down the basic skills you need to become a confident and effective basketball player into six categories. Shooting, Passing, Dribbling, Defense, Triple Threat, and Finishing. In each category, Devin will walk you through what it takes to master each of these skills and add them to your game.
In this section Devin has broken down the basic skills you need to become a confident and effective basketball player into six categories. Shooting, Passing, Dribbling, Defense, Triple Threat, and Finishing. In each category, Devin will walk you through what it takes to master each of these ski...
Introducing "Shooting 101!" In this mini series Devin will walk you through the basics to shooting the basketball consistently, as well as some of the smaller details and tricks that he has picked up through the years!
A jumpshot is like a fingerprint, everyone's is different, but there are some basics that every great shooter has to have. Devin walks through the basics of a great shooting form, starting from the ground up...literally.
The hands are on of the most important parts of a jumpshot. You can be doing everything else right, but if your hand placement and positioning aren't consistent, then you won't be either. Devin walks through the fundamentals of shooting, then gives some tips on what works best for him!
Keeping your guide hand in the right position is very important to shooting the basketball consistently, but just like your jump shot everyone does it a little different. Devin goes over what works best for him, and the basics of the guide hand!
Rotation on the ball, through flicking your wrist is a key decider on how much touch the ball has when it comes off the rim. There can't be too much, and there can't be too little. Devin shows us the best way gain a good touch around the basket and add some arc to your shot!
Developing a stronger wrist through reps helps to extend your range and give the ball a softer touch around the rim. Devin walks through how to strengthen the wrist and add more arc to your shots, both around the rim and beyond the arc!
Like we have said before, balance, and repetition are two of the most important progression steps to becoming a great shooter. Devin shows one of the crucial steps in the process that he has used to train record breaking shooters!
Two ball dribbling drills are some of the most basic and most effective drills to become a better ball handler, and in tern, a more confident player. Devin walks us through a few drills that you should do at the beginning of every workout.
Two ball dribbling drills have proven the test of time and are still a great way to get a better feel for the basketball and improve your handle. Devin gives you a few easy two ball drills that you can do at home or on a court.
Firing a chest pass is one of the best ways to get the ball from one player to another in basketball. Most widely used around the perimeter, you have to be able to snap a pass with some speed, or next thing you know, the defense will be laying the ball in on the other end. Devin walks through t...
The LeBron pass is one that is only used in certain situations and you have to learn how to do it, and the specific times to use it, in order to be effective. Devin walks through the basics of this pass and the specifics you'll use to put it in your bag.
Now we're on the basketball court with a drill that every hooper has done before, the Mikan drill. This is where you can get the touch of spinning the ball off the backboard and really get a feel for how the ball catches and dives into the basket.
We're adding a little twist on the Mikan Drill now by jumping and hanging to simulate a game situation. Devin talks about the reps it takes to get comfortable with this finish, especially on a goal with a small backboard.
Using the rim as protection and attacking at certain angles are both ways that you can get better opportunities to finish with the inside hand. Devin tops off the series with some gems on the situations to use an inside hand finish in.