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

At 38 Years Old, Drew Brees Believes His Best Football is Still Ahead of Him

"I'm blessed to play the game of football. I've been playing it in the NFL for going on 17 years now, and I feel like I've got some good years left. I...

By: Brandon Hall

Aaron Rodgers Offers Rare Insight Into The Mechanics That Make NFL's Best Passer

Aaron Rodgers is the best passer in the NFL. When it comes to accuracy, arm power and creativity, there's simply no other quarterback who can do wh...

By: Brandon Hall

Freshman Phenom Michael Porter Jr. Has Been Training for 'Positionless Basketball' His Entire Life

Basketball is evolving. Traditional positions are evaporating in favor of an army of tall, ultra-athletic freaks who can defend multiple positions....

By: Brandon Hall

See Why This Normal-Looking Punt Has Over 130,000 Likes on Twitter

Punting is an art form. While that sentence might be enough to make a casual NFL fan sleepy, bear with me. Because the punt you're about to witness...

By: Brandon Hall

Packers WR Geronimo Allison Reveals the One Drill Every Receiver Should Perform

When NFL receivers want to get better, they visit David Robinson. Robinson, who owns the skill training company "D-Rob Always Open," boasts a clien...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

NFL Safety Tavon Wilson's Versatility Gives Him an Edge Over His Opponents

Watch NFL safety Tavon Wilson practice his coverage skills in the offseason, and learn how he works to become a better player on the field.

Andrew McCutchen Hones His Elite Hand-Eye Coordination in IMG Academy's 'Mind Gym’

Andrew McCutchen uses the "Mind Gym" at IMG Academy to hone his elite hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills.

The Strategy That Helped Andrew McCutchen Become One of Baseball’s Most Feared Hitters

Four-time Silver Slugger Award winner Andrew McCutchen describes his approach to hitting.

Patrick Mahomes Didn't Know He'd Passed for Over 700 Yards in a Single Game

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was too caught up in the heat of the moment to realize he'd broken an NCAA single-game passing record against Oklahoma.

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.