Simple Effective Form Shooting Drill

I hope this video gets you thinking about ways to add variety to your form shooting drills.

I am a big believer in doing 5 to 10 minutes of form shooting drills prior to every practice, every skill development workout, and every game night.

I also like to have a simple scoring system to both hold players’ concentration and measure progress.

I have posted some links to some other skill development drills below the video.

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Press the play arrow to see the video. I realize that the shooter travels on some of the three point shots, but I like the drill and especially the idea of shooting jump shots in close to the basket to develop shooting touch.

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2 thoughts on “Simple Effective Form Shooting Drill

  1. Looking at footwork. A catch and then a shuffle. Is that a travel? Has been called in high school. What is that footwork pattern then?

    1. The idea for the post is the structure of the drill. Within that structure, it is up to the coach to teach the footwork he or she wants.

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