Sports Skills

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.

Latest in Sports Skills

Improve Your Dribbling in the Paint With These Ball Handling Drills

Every basketball player from every skill level is looking for an edge over their opponent. When you merge Sports Performance Training with basketball...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

5 Epic Sled Exercises That Build Faster, Stronger Athletes

In part #1 you became familiar with 5 sled training exercises and may have learned precisely why this method is so beneficial for an athlete looking to...

By: Travis Hansen

WATCH: Yasiel Puig Lasers a Baseball 325 Feet to Rob Trevor Story of a Triple

As the great Pusha T once rapped, "I'm Yasiel Puig, I'm in another league." The Los Angeles Dodgers' young phenom once again proved his otherwo...

By: Jordan Zirm

3 Mistakes Sabotaging Your Bench Press

One of the most commonly performed exercises is the bench press, which is used to improve upper body strength. The primary muscle regions being...

By: Brian Pankau

Mastering the Mental Side of How to Hit a Curveball

This is the year. This is the season when you finally learn how to hit a curveball. But better yet, you will be able to SEE the curveball right out of...

By: Dan Peterson

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

Warm-Up Shooting Drills with Point Guard Seth Curry

Shooting guard Seth Curry goes through a progression of warm-up shooting drills.

Warm-Up Shooting Drills with D-League All-Time Leading Scorer Ron Howard

Ron Howard, the all-time leading scorer in the NBA D-League, demonstrates his warm-up shooting routine before a big game.

Arizona Shortstop Nick Ahmed's Favorite Baseball Hitting Tips

Arizona shortstop Nick Ahmed shares his two favorite tips to improve hitting power. Add these tricks to your game the next time you step up to the plate to hit like a pro.

Nick Ahmed's Routine for Batting Cage Practice

Arizona shortstop Nick Ahmed steps up to the plate for batting practice during an off-season workout. Ahmed progresses through a variety of hitting techniques to improve his accuracy and consistency.

Nick Ahmed's Quick Tips for Improved Baseball Fielding

Arizona shortstop Nick Ahmed talks about his favorite baseball fielding tips. Incorporate these into your game for improved play on the field.