When watching the end of a close basketball game, you’ll likely see numerous fouls by the trailing team as they attempt to extend the game.
The “Elam Ending” was created to mitigate late-game fouling and maintain a natural flow to the basketball game until the final buzzer sounds.
While it’s still a relatively new concept, it has grown in popularity and even made its way to the highest levels of basketball.Continue reading
A “double rim” is simply an extra rim stacked on top of a traditional basketball rim.
In addition to being thicker, double rims tend to be a little bit taller than a single rim hoop due to the additional metal required in the construction.Continue reading
To teach correct form to young kids, I often recommend the BEEF shooting method.
It’s simple to learn, easy to remember, and effective to practice the basics.
In this blog post I’ll explain what that is and how to teach it.Continue reading
According to the latest State of Play report (which details trends and developments in youth sports), only 38% of kids ages 6 to 12 play team or individual sports on a regular basis.
This is down from a 45% participation rate in 2008.
As someone who benefited greatly from being involved in youth basketball as a child and teenager, I find this number to be far too low.Continue reading
If there’s one skill that absolutely rules the modern game of basketball, it’s shooting.
The game is dominated by guards who can shoot from virtually anywhere and basically every player on the court has to provide spacing, too.
If you were to select the face of this new age of long-distance shooting and floor spacing, there would be none more deserving than Steph Curry.
A dominant guard whose limitless range is matched only by his confidence.Continue reading
If you are looking to get the most out of every workout and maximize development, some basketball training equipment is definitely worth taking a look at.
In this post, we’ll discuss some of the most commonly used and most useful basketball training aids and equipment that you can include in your workouts and training going forward.Continue reading