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

LeBron James's Latest Workout Move Is Really Impressive

"Instagram Stories" is the best thing that could have happened to LeBron James this off-season. Pulling back the gag order on his social media bla...

By: Jordan Zirm

How Did Russell Wilson Suddenly Get So Freaking Jacked?

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has always been built a bit like a bowling ball, but one look at the perennial Pro Bowler as he participat...

By: Jordan Zirm

See What Wizards Guard Bradley Beal Is Doing to Impress John Wall

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal has yet to play a full season in the NBA. Due to injuries, he hasn't been able to play in more than 73 games ...

By: Rob Scott

This GoPro Footage of Patrick Peterson Trying to Catch Six Punts in a Row is Mesmerizing

Last week, we wrote about helmet cameras in football and why they are inevitable, mostly because of the completely awesome and sometimes terrifyin...

By: Jordan Zirm

The Off-Season Workouts That Helped Antonio Cromartie Get Signed By the Colts

NFL cornerback Antonio Cromartie recently signed with the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts' defense desperately needed help, and they are hoping that t...

By: Rob Scott

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

6 Reactive Footwork Drills for Defensive Backs from Broncos CB Chris Harris, Jr.

The Super Bowl champion cornerback shows some of the drills he performs during the offseason to stay sharp on the field.

Learn How To Defend The Secondary With This Linebacker One-On-One Drill

Watch as high school athletes learn from top coaches at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy. In this video, former NFL linebacker coach Jen Welter gives tips for a linebacker in one-on-one pass coverage.

Improve Your 5-Step Drop With This Elite Quarterback Drill

Watch as high school athletes learn from top coaches at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy. In this video, former NFL quarterback Gus Frerotte explains the 5-step drop drill.

Improve Your Pass Blocking and Blitz Pick-Up With This Running Back Safety Read Drill

Watch as high school athletes learn from top coaches at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy. In this video, former NFL fullback Jon Ritchie and NFL coach Charlie Coiner explain a drill that helps running backs read a variety of blitzes.

J.J. Watt's Quarterback Pursuit Drill

J.J. Watt performs this drill to improve his speed when pursuing the quarterback in the pocket.