Sports Skills

Each sport requires athletes to master specific skills—for example, shooting in basketball, footwork in soccer, batting in softball. Perfecting these skills requires learning the skill techniques and repeatedly performing drills to commit them to muscle memory. Learn the best skill-building techniques and drills from top coaches and athletes.

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Basketball Inbound Plays for Beginners

A basketball inbound play occurs at the beginning of every period, except for the first, after all made baskets and following any stoppages in play s...

Football Defensive Schemes: The Basics You Should Know

Calling a defense is one of the greatest challenges in football. Game plans are based entirely on prediction—predicting what formations an offense w...

The Best Shooting Basketball Drills for Kids

Youth programs are the feeder systems for high schools, and what they teach can hurt or help the present and future of high school basketball programs...

5 Soccer Training Drills Actually Worth Your Time

"Decelerate!" "Pump your arms!" "Sprint!" "Faster!" Ever heard a coach barking a rolling list of orders that actually made their players p...

Why Athletes Should Practice 'Distracted Landings' in Their Training

If you're looking for a phenomenal way to challenge your athletes' strength, stability, coordination, landing technique and mental focus, I've got the...