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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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Saquon Barkley Juked a Defender Into Another Dimension With This Insane Jump Cut

Saquon Barkley is a problem. The 5-foot-11, 230-pound Penn State running back essentially carried his team to a victory on Saturday. Barkley totale...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Zach Collins Became a Lottery Pick After Averaging Just 10 Points Per Game at Gonzaga

When you first glance at Zach Collins' numbers from his lone season at Gonzaga, you might be a bit confused as to why he went 10th overall in the 2017...

By: Brandon Hall

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

The Drill Behind Myles Garrett's Insane Pass-Rushing Flexibility

After three preseason games, the Cleveland Browns should have no regrets about taking Myles Garrett with the first pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The ...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Shoot a Free Throw

An entire basketball game can sometimes come down to a single free throw. To be a reliable, high-percentage free-throw shooter and be confident steppi...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Basketball Fundamentals: Using an Off-Ball Screen

When executed the right way, an off-ball screen can create enough space for an offensive player to get an open shot or layup, making it a very effecti...

By: Kyle Scadlock

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