This makes it extremely important to always use a proper sized basketball for your age level and to always shoot on a regulation height basketball hoop. If chess can , so can basketball. Give it a try and let us know what you think. If you've been around basketball long enough, you'll often hear this hand referred to as the 'guide hand'. What is your theory on this? It's going to be frustrating and time-consuming, but the hard work and persistence is well worth it. This will help with their learning curve. You also need to take game shots at game speed.
I have tryed to study the forms of some nba players but i cant get and acurate shot that i like and is confortable. This might take some time Alex, but if you are serious about correcting your shot and becoming a better shooter, this is the way to start. Just the motion of the upper body. How can I work on my lefty shooting while maintaining a good right-handed form? Any drills, books, mental techniques I can utilize? It happens with all kinds of athletes, not just basketball players shooters, specifically. A flat shot has a narrow angle and much smaller chance of going into the basket.
All coaches and recruiters know this. Great players, on the other hand, their mindset is to focus purely on where they were yesterday and what they can do today. Also when I air shoot in the mirror my shot is how i think a perfect shot is. I want to try out for the team. For example, should it be chin level, or eye level, or above the head? These can be performed from midrange or from beyond the three-point line depending on the age and skill level of the player. This is a very important step as it is what guides the basketball to the rim and gives it a backspin. Note: Most shooters find they have the most success when they focus on the middle-hook on the back of the rim as there target.
I think it has to do with me either releasing the ball of my hand too ealry or too late. Is this affecting your shot and if it is, how is it affecting it? They say my body kind of jerk s forward but i'm not sure how to fix dis. On the the other end, playing solid defense and grabbing rebounds helps shooters find rhythm and confidence which helps them on good nights and bad. Your shooting foot should be pointing at some part of the rim. Have a photo showing too close, perfect, too wide. The same goes for your middle finger on the follow through, your shot should finish as if you were dipping your hand into the rim.
The only way to build comfort and increase confidence is to never stop shooting. The 3 Steps You should follow these 3 steps when taking a set-shot: 1. Then start close for a while dont start shooting strenous shots where ur almost pushing it untill ur shot is muscle memory, utherwise it will mess up ur shot and gradually work back, shoot with a heavy bball up close and then work back a little bit. For example, if you do not feel like you are getting proper lift on our shot, think hips back before you shoot. Good luck and I hope this helps. These are the fingers that you guide the ball with! And don't worry about the miss.
Once you get bored with the easy stuff, you get to the unfamiliar levels of competition that seem to get increasingly difficult. Who are you really competing and playing for? How can i fix this. Probably because i dont have a consistent shooting form, it get quite frustrating, any suggestions? But when you or others consider yourself a student, your ego is subdued, neutralized and out of your way. You might miss 10 in a row during a game, but then you could go off and make the next 10. However, many of my shots have been falling short or move to the side. Keep doing that and moving back as you are able to shoot accurately from each spot.
Turn more in the air and jump forward, keeping your shoulders back, if you need to shoot a longer shot. Your shot should be the same every time. I have noticed this when i hav had my brother take pictures of my shot. If you can't put the ball in the basket, you won't score. After you feel comfortable shooting from that distance, gradually move out.
Then you can add your guide hand. For players wondering why they can always shoot great while chucking up shots before practice but never in games. If I absolutely had to pick, I would say aim at the back side loop holding the net up or a piece of the net on the backside. This will get you a rhythm and confidence. You Can't Rely on Team Practices for Shooting Here's a little fact you probably didn't realize.