Each sport requires athletes to master specific skills—for example, shooting in basketball, footwork in soccer, batting in softball. Perfecting these skills requires learning the skill techniques and repeatedly performing drills to commit them to muscle memory. Learn the best skill-building techniques and drills from top coaches and athletes.
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To rebound from a disappointing rookie season, Skylar Diggins hit the court hard in the off-season to work on her ball handling, shooting and layup sk...
By: Jordan Zirm
There is a trend with fastpitch softball pitching at the high school level where the majority of pitchers do not throw their fastballs in games. A...
By: Courtney Hudson
Yvonne Sanchez, coach of the University of New Mexico women's basketball team, emphasizes proper footwork at all times. That's why she has her pla...
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Latest Videos in Sports Skills
Skylar Diggins performs a few drills that help her get her jump shot off with a quick release.
Skylar Diggins shows off the dribbling drills she performs to perfect her expert ball handling.
2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore shows you the 3-point shooting drills that make her more accurate and better conditioned.
Want to get dead-eye accurate? 2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore lets you see the shooting drills she performs before games and practices.
To emphasize communication on defense, the Premier team performs a volleyball defense drill called the "Base to Release."