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Basketball Shooting Fundamentals Preparation is the key to good shooting. Always catch the ball in the triple threat position and be ready to shoot. If you don’t have a shooting technique – you need to develop one! Always remember BEEF – (Balance, Eye, Elbow, Follow-Through) when shooting. Always hold your follow-through after shooting. This is […]

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Basketball Dribbling Fundamentals Knees bent, back straight, head up, protection arm (or non-dribbling arm) up. Use finger tip control with a loose wrist. Keep your dribble low – avoid dribbling above your waist. Look at the basket, but see the whole court. This increases your court vision and makes you more of an offensive threat. […]

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Basic Basketball Positions Center – Often the tallest player on the team. Normally close to the basket with a focus on getting rebounds and blocking shots. Forward – Generally positioned closer to the basket than the guards. Typically positioned along the perimeter of the free-throw lane and maneuver inside and outside.                   Power Forward – […]

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Simple diagram for use as a reference during talks.