How to Shoot a Jump Shot

Start with your knees bent and the ball in front of your forehead, with feet and elbows pointed at the basket. If right-handed, have your right hand under the ball and your left hand on the side of the ball. If left-handed, do the opposite. Jump straight up. Don’t go...

How to Shoot a Basketball

Every great shooter starts with the same basic set-up whether they are shooting a free throw, or a jump shot. By getting into the proper position to shoot, your aim is improved and over time you will be able to shoot accurately from longer distances. At the beginning,...

Dirk Shows Off Perfect Shooting Form

For many young basketball players, the toughest part of improving their jump shot is mastering the fundamentals. This takes a lot of practice and never happens right away. But after enough practice shots, everything starts to come together. If you want a slow-motion...