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How To : Play the basketball game 21

Often used to settle scores, 21 is a continuous, fast-paced version of basketball with few rules and little room for error. You Will Need * Three players * A basketball * A hoop or half of a court Step 1. Decide who starts with the ball Decide who starts with the ball. Fli ...more

How To : Improve your individual offense in basketball

This is great for coaches or players who want to improve their knowledge and understanding of their individual offense in basketball. Coach Kirby Schepp makes it easy for even beginners who are just learning this great sport. He explains it, his players demonstrate it, and a d ...more

How To : Take defensive charge with Shane Battier

Shane Battier teaches you how to take a charge, and how it can help to stop superstars like Dwyane Wade and Lebron James. This inside skill drill from Shane Battier gives you the right perspective from an NBA star. Get basketball advice from the pros on how to improve your bas ...more

How To : Teach the BEEF method of shooting in basketball

In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt explains how he teaches the BEEF method of shooting. The work BEEF is an acronym for a ball shooting concept in basketball. The B stand for balance, the E for eyes, the second E for elbows, and the F ...more

How To : Improve your rebounding skills

This is great for coaches or players who want to improve their knowledge and understanding of rebounding in basketball. Coach Kirby Schepp makes it easy for even beginners who are just learning this great sport. He explains it, his players demonstrate it, and a drill is shown ...more

How To : Play basketball with help from Kobe Bryant

L.A. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant shares some tips with TIME Magazine's Sean Gregory on how he puts his best foot forward everytime he steps onto the court. Areas gone over in this video include: The proper grip & shooting form, attack the foot & sell the fake, the pull-up jum ...more

How To : Officiate charging or blocking in a basketball game

This DVD was created to assist in focusing the spirit and intent of the rules as well as an aid to the training of all involved in FIBA basketball including: coaches, players and referees. In this video learn how to officiate when a player commits a charge or a block.

How To : Make decisions from the high post in basketball

Learn how to practice quick decision making (pass or shoot) when on the high post and establish good basketball game rhythm. Videos two through four cover when and how to execute each option: jump shot, seal the post (pass the ball down to the player at the low post), and swin ...more

How To : Do the "Euro step" move with Manu Ginobili

If you want to get to the rim more consistently in basketball, you couldn't ask for a better teacher than Manu Ginobli, an absolute king of getting to the rim off the pick & roll. Watch this video to learn how his eurostep move can get you past three defenders to the basket. ...more

How To : Master basketball dribbling

This video will teach you everything you need to know about dribbling the ball. From between the legs dribbling to behind the back dribbling to spin dribbling, these skills will dramatically improve your game.

How To : Do the crossover basketball move with LeBron James

This video shows you how to do the Lebron James crossover. LB #23 from the Cleveland Cavaliers presents his Signature Move from Nike's series on NBA All Star court moves. Create space, fake drive, crossover dribble and finish at the rim. Take control of the court with great b ...more

How To : Run motion offense in youth basketball

Get all the players open for a shot. Learn how to play the motion offense in youth basketball in this free basketball lesson video from an experienced coach. Part 1 of 15 - How to Run motion offense in youth basketball. Run motion offense in youth basketball - Part 2 of 15. Cl ...more

How To : Practice 3 in 1 post moves in basketball

This video series covers the three offensive moves for low post situations. After an introduction to the 3 in 1 moves, see how to do the fake and fade away, the shot fake and pivot, and the fake shot fake shoot. Part 1 of 4 - How to Practice 3 in 1 post moves in basketball. P ...more

How To : Create space to score in basketball

In this tutorial, we learn how to create space to score in basketball. In order to create space, you will need to understand the role of the defensive player. Put yourself in their shoes thinking about what they are trying to do as you're playing. As an offensive player, you w ...more

How To : Perform 'the disappearing ball'

Learn awesome freestyle basketball tricks, passes and shots from Professional basketball trickster, Q-Mack! In this video Q-Mack teaches you how to do the freestyle trick called 'the disappearing ball.' Really it is just a fake pass!

How To : Officiate when a technical foul is committed

This DVD was created to assist in focusing the spirit and intent of the rules as well as an aid to the training of all involved in FIBA basketball including: coaches, players and referees. In this video learn how to officiate when a technical foul is committed.

How To : Improve your lay ups in basketball

This is great for coaches or players who want to improve their knowledge and understanding of lay ups in basketball. Coach Kirby Schepp makes it easy for even beginners who are just learning this great sport. He explains it, his players demonstrate it, and a drill is shown so ...more

How To : Snag Prime Seats at an NBA Game

There is no fan experience in professional sports quite like watching an NBA game live. Partly, this can be attributed to the combination of fluid teamwork and jaw-dropping athleticism the players exude in the form of size, speed, jumping ability, grace, and strength. What tru ...more

How To : Spin a basketball on your index finger

First of all you need to know that if you are a right handed person then the rotation of the basket ball must go to the left. Now hold the basketball in your right hand and place your left palm over it. Now give a very strong spin using your right hand to the basketball. You h ...more

How To : Train for basketball with the five man shell drill

In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate the shell 5 defense drill. The five man shell drill is an effective way to train defensively for basketball. Follow along with this video demonstration and learn the shell five d ...more

How To : Get the perfect shooting arc in basketball

In this video, we learn how to get the perfect shooting arc in basketball. When you are shooting, the arc is how you will get the ball into the hoop. You should first know the size of the basketball and basket in relation to how far away you are from the basket. Make sure the ...more

How To : Play center in youth basketball

The big man under the basket. Learn how to play center and low post in this free basketball lesson video from an experienced coach. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play center in youth basketball. Play center in youth basketball - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on exper ...more

How To : Perform a shot fake in basketball

In this video, we learn how to perform a shot fake in basketball with Chase. There are three keys to a good shot fake. First, make sure you are on balance and nice and stable. Be in a good dent athletic position, but don't come out and up from your position. Then, you will nee ...more

How To : Establish the set shot in basketball

In this tutorial, we learn how to establish the set shot in basketball with Chase Curtis. The set point is the location of the basketball just before you shoot it. The execute the set point, make an "l" shape with your arm, your elbow should be aligned with your shoulder. Your ...more

How To : Get your basketball shot off quicker

In this tutorial, we learn how to get your shot off quicker. Make sure you use your feet to establish a good stance and so you are ready to shoot the basketball before it ever arrives. Also, understand that flipping the shot will take too much time and ruin your shot. If the b ...more

How To : Release point in basketball

In this tutorial, we learn how to release point in basketball with Tom. If you hesitate or hang, you will lose power in your legs and your ball will go short and flat. When you reach the top of your jump you will want to release your ball to get the most height out of it. When ...more

How To : Practice a step back jumper with Manu Ginobili

This is how to do the Manu Ginobili step back jumper! NBA hot shot show's us how to pull the step back jumpshot, one of his Signature Moves on Nike's series. First the long step and catch your balance. Then setup for the rim. Go behind the back and then see what you have in fr ...more

How To : Warm up for basketball with back pedal drills

Learn the correct form for running the "Back Pedal" drill around half the basketball court, then learn the correct way to warm up with this backward running drill. Part 1 of 2 - How to Warm up for basketball with back pedal drills. Part 2 of 2 - How to Warm up for basketball ...more

How To : Warm up for basketball with Russian March drills

Learn how to warm up for basketball with an effective stretch walk for the legs and core known as the Russian March. First see the proper form to use, then some drills. Part 1 of 2 - How to Warm up for basketball with Russian March drills. Part 2 of 2 - How to Warm up for bas ...more

How To : Avoid Traveling and Lane Violations in Basketball

In this tutorial, professional referee, James Armstrong teaches you all about two of the most commonly forgotten rules of basketball. In the NBA, you rarely, if ever, see violations for things like traveling and lane violations. In this clip, you will learn about what these a ...more

HowTo : Ace a Free Throw

Larry Silverberg and Chau Tran of North Carolina State University tested more than 100,000 3-D simulations of free throws to come up with this HowTo for you. The two engineers have determined the perfect trajectory. Check out their strategy below, via Wired's How-To Wiki. Ima ...more

How To : Dunk the ball in the post like LeBron James

This will show you how to do the Lebron James Signature Move from Nike series on NBA superstars bball skills. Dunk in the post like the LB #23! Call for the rock, test your defender, jab step and finish strong at the hole. This is a great tutorial from the MJ protege. Your s ...more

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