How to Do a Drop Step in Basketball (5-Step Guide)

The drop step is one of the most basic moves on a basketball court, and should be a staple for any player who wants to score around the basket.

It’s a move that every youth player should be introduced to at the youth level, and every advanced player should fine tune over time – regardless of their position.

Though it is simple, the drop step can still be one of the most effective ways to score around the basket when performed correctly.

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1-4 Press Break to Score on Any Full-Court Defense

At the high school level and below, I don’t think anything will lose a game faster or more frequently than a team’s inability to handle pressure.

We have probably all had teams that have excelled in a controlled half court game, but immediately lost their poise when the opponent began to press.

As a coach, there’s nothing more frustrating than helplessly watching from the sidelines as your team commits countless turnovers when the other team extends its defense.

But it doesn’t have to be this way!

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How to Do a Hook Shot in Basketball (5-Step Guide)

The hook shot is said to have originated in the 1930’s when a Lithuanian player used it for the first time, but many also give credit to a former Harlem Globetrotter for originating the move.

It has since become popularized by NBA legends like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tim Duncan, Hakeem Olajuwon, and many more throughout the history of the game.

Regardless of its true origin story, the hook shot has been one of the most commonly used post moves in the game of basketball for decades, and will be an effective shot in years to come for players who do it correctly.

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How to Dominate as a Power Forward in Basketball (Tips and Tricks)

The power forward (also known as the “four”) is an integral part of any basketball team that intends to play with toughness and physicality.

Traditionally, the power forward is a player who is bigger and stronger than the point guard, shooting guard, and small forward, but a bit shorter and quicker than the center.

The power forward is primarily considered an interior player that scores in the post.

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