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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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Ohio State Band Member Nails 55-Yard Field Goal to Earn Football Tryout

After an Ohio State marching band practice inside Woody Hayes Athletic Center in December, trumpet player Austin Brizee bet his friends that he could ...

By: Rob Scott

Watch NFL Prospect O.J. Howard Snag 60-Mph Passes from a JUGS Machine at Close Range

There's a reason O.J. Howard is the consensus No. 1 tight end in this year's NFL Draft class. The 6-foot-6, 251-pound Alabama product has the r...

By: Brandon Hall

Todd Gurley Played Basketball at a 24-Hour Fitness and Absolutely Demolished Some Poor Sap's Ankles

We're used to seeing Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley embarrass defenders on the football field. As it turns out, he can do the same thin...

By: Brandon Hall

Francisco Lindor's Secret Fielding Weapon is Called a 'Pancake Glove'

In just two seasons with the Cleveland Indians, shortstop Francisco Lindor has become one of the best young players in Major League Baseball. For his ...

By: Rob Scott

Watch Steph Curry Celebrate Klay Thompson's 30-footer Before He Even Releases the Ball

The Golden State Warriors are sitting atop the NBA Western Conference with a record of 47-9, best in the league. They are dominating their opponents, ...

By: Rob Scott

LeBron James's No-Look Nutmeg Assist Might Be the Most Impressive Pass You've Ever Seen

One of the skills that makes Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James one of the best players in NBA history is his passing ability. Though he's lis...

By: Rob Scott

Watch High School Junior Throw Down Incredible 360-Degree Windmill Dunk

Before we show you this outrageous dunk, you must first know that Zion Williamson is no ordinary high school basketball player. The Spartanburg (Sou...

By: Rob Scott

Mets Pitcher Noah Syndergaard Gained 17 Pounds of Muscle During the Winter

New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard can throw the heat. Among qualified starters in the MLB, "Thor" threw the league's fastest average pitch at 97....

By: Rob Scott

Master the Football Pre-Snap Read to Identify a Play Before it Happens

https://wysiwyg-uploads-thelab.s3.amazonaws.com/%2F1476239998010-GettyImages-126317097.jpg In football, as a defensive player, you are at a significant...

By: Josh Freedland

Improve Your Movement on the Court With These 3 Basketball Agility Drills

The game of basketball requires a great deal of technical skills as well as a high level of athleticism. One of the key athletic qualities essential to...

By: Jamal Baptiste

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