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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.

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Tracy McGrady Taught Shaq's Son Shareef O'Neal A New Go-To Dunk

Being able to call one of the best scorers in NBA history "uncle" definitely has its perks. That's the type of relationship Shaquille O'Neal's so...

By: Rob Scott

The Back Leg Finish: How Basketball Players Can Hit More Contested Shots

As a finisher it isn't always about trying to be more athletic or trying to finish over top of your defender. As you begin to start playing at higher...

By: Kyle Ohman

Vikings RB Dalvin Cook Used Rookie Mini-Camp to Show He's Much Better Than His Disappointing NFL Combine Performance

When former Florida State running back Dalvin Cook announced that he was "the best" running back in the 2017 NFL Draft, there were few reasons to disa...

By: Jordan Zirm

Watch NBA Prospect Jayson Tatum Make 18 Consecutive 3's in Less Than a Minute

Duke's Jayson Tatum is one of the top prospects entering the 2017 NBA Draft. Several  mock drafts project him as a top-5 pick. This latest video cli...

By: Rob Scott

8 Ways to Become a Better Basketball Player

Whether you're the best player on your team or you hold down a spot at the end of the bench, you always have room for improvement. Elite players like ...

By: Courtney Campbell

Tristan Thompson Explains How to Be an Offensive Rebounding Beast

Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson is an offensive rebounding machine. At 6-foot-9, he's considered undersized for the position, yet it seem...

By: Rob Scott

LeBron James Reveals That He Is Secretly Left-Handed

When you're the best basketball player on the planet, and your Cleveland Cavaliers squad is in the midst of sweeping a second straight opponent out ...

By: Jordan Zirm

Check Out the Best Trick Shots From the Kicker the Patriots Invited to Minicamp

The New England Patriots have a history of signing players with unconventional backgrounds or who went undrafted. Well, in the very near future, they ...

By: Rob Scott

Video of Marshawn Lynch's First Workout With the Raiders Shows He Hasn't Lost a Step

Marshawn Lynch is back in the NFL, and it doesn't even look like he took time off. The Oakland Raiders newly acquired running back is extremely happy ...

By: Rob Scott

Watch Florida's Kicker Drill an 81-Yard Field Goal

During the 2016 season, University of Florida kicker Eddy Piñeiro didn't miss a single field goal attempt from beyond 50 yards. That's usually a...

By: Jordan Zirm

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