Every modern basketball player should work on the jab step and attacking out of triple threat.
This position keeps your options open.
You can (1) shoot, (2) drive, or (3) pass the ball.Continue reading
There are few moves in basketball more effective for blowing by your defender than the “Allen Iverson Crossover”.
It looks like an incredibly simple move at surface level, but it works at any level of competition.
Anyone can execute the basic variation of the move, but there’s only one king when it comes to crossovers, and his name is Allen Iverson.
In this blog post I’ll break down the Allen Iverson crossover and give you a step-by-step guide on how to execute it yourself.Continue reading
In the simplest terms possible, the pivot foot is the foot that remains in contact with the floor while a player controls the ball while stopped.
The player may spin or otherwise change position so long as their pivot foot does not move from its initial position or lose contact with the floor.
The player may establish a pivot foot either before dribbling or after picking up their dribble.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
The ability to make a play off the dribble and get by your defender to attack the middle of the defense is one of the most useful offensive skills you can have on the basketball court.
Typically, getting past that defender requires changing speeds and directions, and the crossover dribble is the perfect way to do both of those things.
While it may seem elementary to some, the crossover dribble can be one of the most effective ways to beat your initial defender and create a scoring opportunity for yourself or a teammate.Continue reading