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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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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

Watch LeBron James Jr. Throw Crazy Dishes and Drain Deep 3's in His Latest Highlight Tape

The size. The explosiveness. The vision. The demoralizing blocks. Though he's only 12 years old, LeBron James Jr. (a.k.a. "Bronnie") is ...

By: Brandon Hall

Become a Better Basketball Playmaker With These Practice Drills

Master the Pick and Roll Offense With These Drills

By: Drew Dunlop

Le'Veon Bell Just Called Himself the Steph Curry of Football

In the midst of his 167-yard, two-touchdown rushing performance in his NFL playoff debut, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell gave a nationa...

By: Jordan Zirm

Karl-Anthony Towns Shows Off Incredible Handles With Nasty Crossover

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns can do it all. The 21-year-old can rebound, protect the paint and stretch the floor. But the most i...

By: Rob Scott

Kawhi Leonard Is So Good He's Now Stealing the Ball From His Own Teammates

Kawhi Leonard's reputation as a defensive wizard has grown into something of legend with each passing season he's spent in the NBA. He's nicknamed "Th...

By: Jordan Zirm

Nate Robinson Is Planning an NBA Comeback After a Failed Run at the NFL

Three-time NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Nate Robinson is trying to make it back to the NBA. RELATED: Nate Robinson Is Now a Wide Receiver and Is ...

By: Rob Scott

Meet Patrick Mahomes II, the Two-Sport Freak Who's Already the Talk of the 2017 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is a crapshoot. No matter how prolific a player was in college, a myriad of his qualities and characteristics must be examined before sc...

By: Jordan Zirm