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

Meet Lauri Markkanen, Arizona's 7-Foot 3-Point Shooting Phenom

Buried amid the hype about the NFL's conference championship games on Sunday was the juiciest college basketball matchup of the season. A day before t...

By: Jordan Zirm

Patriots DB Malcolm Butler Has Wanted to Cover Julio Jones For 4 Years. Will Finally Get His Shot

The last time the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons played each other, Patriots star cornerback Malcolm Butler was still in college, busy cover...

By: Jordan Zirm

How Cameron Naasz Trains for Red Bull Crashed Ice, the Fastest (and Most Dangerous) Winter Sport Around

Hockey has been called the "fastest game on ice." But it might have to relinquish that title to Red Bull Crashed Ice. Red Bull Crashed Ice is best de...

By: Andy Haley

How Playing Multiple Sports as a Kid Helped Aaron Rodgers Become a Better Athlete

It's becoming more common in high school sports for athletes to focus on only one sport instead of playing two or more. Student-athletes (or their par...

By: Rob Scott

Watch Chicago White Sox Prospect Michael Kopech Hit 110 Mph On a Max-Velocity Throw

The Boston Red Sox made a splash in December when they traded for Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, adding arguably one of the best pitchers in ba...

By: Jordan Zirm

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

Todd Durkin's Ultimate Football Warmup

See how Drew Brees, Darren Sproles and other All-Pro NFL stars avoid injury and get primed to perform in workouts.

Dominant Tight End Travis Kelce's Old-School Workout

You don't need a complicated workout to get an All-Pro body. Travel with Kelce back to his hometown high school and see how his workout hits on all of the basics—then try it yourself.

The Route-Running Technique That's Taken A.J. Green's Game To The Next Level

All-Pro receiver A.J. Green explains how changing speeds during a route helps him get separation.

A.J. Green's Secret To a Succesful Double-Move

All-Pro receiver A.J. Green shares his secret for fooling defenders on a double-move.

A.J. Green Shares His Favorite Wide Receiver Drill

All-Pro receiver A.J. Green shares a drill that helps him build his tremendous hands.