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

Simple Tips For Better Soccer Shooting Accuracy

We've all been that soccer player who hits an amazing shot in practice and the whole team goes crazy. Your first response: "Just how I planned it." ...

By: Tyler Tredway

Soccer Tryouts: 5 Tips to Increase Your Odds of Making the Team

New team. New season. New teammates. New coaches. For many players, the first practice of every soccer season is a new beginning. If you are moving...

By: Tyler Tredway

Why Every Baseball Player, Regardless of Age, Should Care About Their Launch Angle and Exit Velocity

Launch angle. It's a term that was barely uttered five years ago, yet it's quickly become one every modern baseball player needs to know. Launch...

By: Brandon Hall

Improve Your Crossover Step to Become a More Explosive Basketball Player

If you're a basketball player and you're not working on your crossover step, you're missing out. A crossover step simply refers to "crossing" one l...

By: Basi Prokofyev

3 Keys for Developing a Fast First Step in Basketball

"He has a quick first step!" You hear it all the time from coaches who've just watched their defense get burnt to a crisp. Having an unstoppable fi...

By: Basi Prokofyev

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

The 15 Winter Olympic Sports

A quick overview of the events you'll see during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

3-Point Shooting Drills with Maya Moore

2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore shows you the 3-point shooting drills that make her more accurate and better conditioned.

The Quarterback Retreat: An Inside Look at One of The World's Most Prestigious QB Training Camps

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual two-day camp features some of the nation's best college signal-callers tutoring the next generation of QBs.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: Offseason Improvement

Some of the nation's top college QBs discuss their offseason improvements at Steve Clarkson's annual Quarterback Retreat.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: The Importance of Footwork

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson stresses the importance of good footwork, a message which has resonated with several of his high-profile students.