As the game of basketball continues to evolve and long range shooting becomes more and more important, learning proper shooting fundamentals is vital to a young player’s development. Often players practice shooting with a lack of fundamental knowledge, creating bad habits which complicate the shot and stunt the shooter’s development.
Developing proper shooting technique should be a major priority for a basketball player. Once proper coordination of legs and arms is mastered, very little can go wrong in a shot. The benefits of a technically sound shot are considerable:
Our Virtual Shooting Evaluations instill a foundation of technique and shooting knowledge in a player. In addition, players develop the confidence that the hours they are putting into being a great shooter will pay off as they are repeating great habits on a daily basis!
When filming, clips should be very short, only including just before the shooter shoots and ending no more than three seconds after. Make sure the entire shooter can be seen, including feet and top of the hand at the highest point of the shot. Three clips should be sent in, one from each angle outlined below.