Shoot Like A Pro
Learn the techniques NBA players use to improve their game.
On one NBA team I worked for, we had a defensive minded centre that could make a midrange jump shot. He was a solid player, and a great pro, and had a nice pay-check to go along with it.Two years later I was working for another team, and we had a defensive minded...read more
When I give an analogy of a players shot, my typical go-to is a catapult. Your lower body is the base of the catapult, and your shooting hand is the arm of the catapult. The beautiful part of the catapult is that there are very few variables. Theoretically, you get...read more
It can be hard being a role player in the NBA. Sometimes you are called upon, and sometimes you aren’t. I was doing a workout after practice with a young player that was in his second full year out of the G-League. The player wasn’t right that day, and you could...read more
This one line sticks in my head as the most honest thing a player has ever said to me. “Man, shooting is boring”I had been working with this NBA player for a couple of months. He was very guarded in the beginning, and didn’t appear to find any joy in the process. ...read more
Poor arc can happen for a number of different reasons ranging from positions the player is in at their set point, or directions of moves with certain parts of the body. The shooting hand can end up on the back of the ball at the set point, the ball can get onto the...read more
Bruce Lee, the famous actor/kung fu expert had a great quote that leads me to believe he would have made a pretty good shooting coach.“I don’t fear the man that has practiced 10,000 different kicks. I fear the man that has practiced the same kick 10,000 different...read more