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new to basketball? trying to improve your fundamentals? this is for you…

Six effective basketball moves for beginners

Six effective basketball moves for beginners

Here, we've got six basketball moves for beginners. In basketball, whoever has more points wins. You have to be able to create scoring opportunities. That's the bottom line. Even though these are moves "for beginners", don't underestimate them. When mastered, these...

Use these tips to get better at basketball from home

Use these tips to get better at basketball from home

Being able to get better at basketball from home is a huge advantage. Whether you're stuck at your place, or just don't have access to a hoop for a while... You still have the power to improve. Here are four ways you can do it: Tip #1: Work on dribbling and passing...

The basketball triple threat position and how to use it

The basketball triple threat position and how to use it

The triple threat position is one of the most basic concepts in basketball. Despite this, once trained and mastered, it can become unstoppable. With that in mind, here's a full breakdown. What is the triple threat position? The triple threat position refers to the...

5 tips for players new to basketball

5 tips for players new to basketball

Just starting out in basketball and not sure what to do? Here are five tips to get you on track. Watch the pros If you're new to basketball, watching more pro basketball will help in multiple ways. Firstly, you'll learn how the game is meant to be played. Even just...

Five different ways to make a layup in basketball

Five different ways to make a layup in basketball

Learning how to make a layup is one of the first things a basketball player does. A layup is a one-handed shot close to the basket, often made by bouncing the ball off the backboard before it goes in. For a layup from a standing position, it's about as simple as that....

Basketball positions breakdown & position-less basketball

Basketball positions breakdown & position-less basketball

There are five basketball positions, each one traditionally has different roles and traits. Here's a breakdown of each one. First, before we get into it, just remember that these are the general traits. As a player, you can make each position your own, as can be seen...

Five ways to pass the basketball for beginners

Five ways to pass the basketball for beginners

By working on these six different ways to pass the basketball to your teammates, you'll be moving the ball smoothly to your teammates. At the end of the day, basketball is a team sport, and so getting your teammates involved is key to winning. Chest Pass This is the...

Dribbling tips for basketball beginners

Dribbling tips for basketball beginners

Here are four dribbling tips to put you on the right path to getting better handles. Eyes up Dribble with your eyes up. Even though this might be difficult at first, don't dribble facing the ground and hunched over the ball. (A common exception to this rule is when...

How to shoot a basketball for beginners

How to shoot a basketball for beginners

These four tips for how to shoot a basketball for beginners will give you the blue print for a lethal jump shot. Trying to be an elite shooter? Learning the basic keys will help you before you get to shooting from deep like Steph Curry. (Even though that's way cooler)...