Worried about messing up your power dribble in your next basketball game? This 5-minute MetaCafe how-to video features an expert coach telling you everything you need to know about commanding the key. It covers proper crossover and pivoting techniques, and shot options, including the hook. It emphasizes common mistakes that could lose you the point, like whether to look down at the ball, how to work your way towards the hoop, and whether or not the power dribble is the right move for a given ...
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 jumpshot, the art of the foul shot, playing to the opponent's weaknesses, getting in character, and stretching.
Nasty defender Bruce Bowen teaches you how to defend a player or in his case, superstars like Lebron James or Kobe Bryant. This is key to defensive plays. Man-to-man can be a full contact and aggressive way to play. You got to be quick on your feet and ready to get in the offense's face. Don't let the shot go off. It is your responsibility to beat them on every play.
Steve Nash teaches you how to pass properly. This NBA star's professional advice on improving your passing with definitely make you a better basketball player.
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 basketball game. Shane Battier is the authority on defense!
Emeka Okafor teaches you how to block a shot with timing and body control. Bobcats star center, Emeka is a fantastic defender and generally leads the league with blocked shots. Check out exactly how you can practice and perfect the shot block.
Ray Allen teaches you how to master a jump shot. Jump shooting is important for getting a leg up on the defense. This TNT NBA Fundamentals shows you how to get your knees bent, follow through and consistency. You should get lift on every jump shot whether you are wide open or behind a 7 foot defender.
Sam Cassell teaches you how to master your mid range shooting by creating space from your dribble and posting up, and lastly how to shoot a clutch jumper. These are NBA Fundamentals from TNT. These skill drills and tips will help you win in the mid range game.
Carlos Boozer teaches you how to master your post moves. Starting with getting good and deep post positions, posting up a defender, making use of basic post moves, giving defense a different look and passing out the post....Hope you learned something! And use it in your game! Carlos Boozer is showing you how to get to the post and score.
This is an NBA Fundamentals video with Richard Hamilton teaching "Moving Without the Ball" techniques.
Manu Ginobili shows you his behind the back drive and tells you how to do it! This is a Nike Signature Move video featuring Manu, an NBA All Star. First, create space, fake drive, behind-the-back dribble and finally, finish at the rim with a dunk.
Jason Kidd shows how to do his signature move pass off the glass! Jason Kidd is point guard for the New Jersey Nets. He is an NBA All Star and this is his Nike Signature Move.
Jason Kidd shows how to do his alley oop pass! This NBA legend shows off his MVP skills for Nike's Signature Moves.
This is how to do the KB24 pull-up jumper. Kobe Bryant shows off the Signature Move from Nike's series. This is a great finishing move by NBA's MVP. Pull-up jumper is a four step process: get to triple threat position, jab step, drive by and pull-up the jumpshot!
Multi time NBA MVP and Lakers legend, Kobe Bryant shows his reverse layup. Start in triple threat position, jab step to get space, drive by the defender and reverse the lay up at the hole. This is a Signature Moves film from Nike.
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 front of you.
Manu Ginobili shows how to do his PimP fake! This is best when you're on fire and got the defender worried about you getting three-pointers. If he falls for it, draw the contact and it can make your jumper from 2 to an and 1 situation. This is a Nike Signature Moves video.
Learn how to do the Kobe Bryant pump fake & pivot! This is another Nike Signature Move from NBA Laker MVP Kobe Bryant. Get in triple threat position. Jab step, drive by, pump fake and then pivot. This is a mid-range game for when you have an aggressive defender. Show him the ball, step through for a drive. If the defender is close left pivot around in a pirouette. Take the shot or you've got the teammate.
Jason Kidd shows you how to do the fake and finish! Use the in and out move to pick up the second defender to drive for the layup or pass it out. This is a Nike Signature Moves video.
Kobe shows how to do his outside jumper. This is from the Nike Signature Moves series. Start with a v cut, create space, square up, read the court, look behind your man to see where you can go next. Kobe jabs to create space, whether it's for a drive or to just pull the jumper.
In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate 1-ball, ball handling drills. One ball handling drills are great for kids who are beginners to the sport of basketball. Follow along with this video and learn to do the speed dribble, change of pace dribble, fake crossover/stutter, crossover, between the legs, behind the back and the pivot drill with both the left and right hand.
In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate 2-ball, ball handling drills. These two ball, ball handling drills are meant to work on the change of pace dribble, between the legs and behind the back pivots, and change of direction. Follow along with this instructional video to learn how to do two ball drills.
These drills are named after the moves of the famous basketball player Michael Jordan. In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate the 2-spot Jordans drill. Watch and learn how to shots basketballs like Jordan himself with these 2 spot drills.
Get tips and tricks from a high school basketball coach. In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt gives an overview of his team's shell defense drill series. Follow along as these shell drills are a great way to train defensively for basketball. Watch and learn the two man 1/4 court shell drill.
Get basketball tips and tricks from a high school basketball coach. In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate the shell one defense drill. The shell one defense drill has been an effective method of defense training. Follow along with this instructional video to learn the shell one drill.
In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate the shell four defense drill. The shell four drill is an effective way of training for basketball. Follow along with this video demonstration and improve your game with this 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 drill.
Improve your baksetball technique with a few drills. In this how-to video the Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate the five man weave. The five man weave is an essential part of playing basketball. Follow along and learn how to do the five man weave.
The three man weave is a staple basketball strategy that every player must master. Learn basketball skills and strategies in this video basketball lesson.
Defense is essential to playing basketball well. Learn basketball skills and strategies in this video basketball lesson which will show you how to guard your yard.
Do you play basketball? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to steal the ball on the court with Kansas senior point guard Russell Robinson. To this you, first you need to apply pressure. As you do this you force your opponent to make mistakes and this will give you a window of opportunity to exploit the situation. Keep in mind that you need to maintain defensive principles.
Become a basketball star. Learn how to make basic basketball moves in this free basketball coaching video from an experienced player.
The sport of wheelchair basketball is fast and exciting. Learn how to play wheelchair basketball from a world champion and paralympic medalist in this free sports video series.
It is important to get your body warmed up and stretches out before playing basketball. Learn helpful stretches and warm-ups for basketball in this free sports video series.
Would you like to improve your passing ability and start to rack up assists on the court? Are you needing to work on your defense? Learn these helpful basketball passing and defensive drills in this free sports video series.
Shooting and dunking are some of the most exciting things you can do on a basketball court. Get expert tips and advice on basketball rules, shoes, and history in this free video.
Dribbling is a basketball skill you'll want to improve if you plan on making it to the next level. Get expert tips and advice on basketball rules, shoes, and history in this free video.
Get into shape for the basketball season! Learn conditioning drills for youth basketball in this free basketball lesson video from an experienced coach.
Perfect your shooting form! Learn how to shoot a basketball in youth basketball in this free basketball coaching video.