Sports Skills Articles

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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The Unorthodox Training Methods Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Durant Use to Improve Their Shooting

As basketball players Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Durant have quite a bit in common. To start, they both stand 7 feet tall (although KD is listed at 6'9),...

Do Home Run Derbies Actually Screw Up Your Baseball Swing?

There has always been debate among those in baseball as to the effect that participating in the Home Run Derby will have on a player's second half...

How to Finish at the Rim Like Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving is a wizard around the basket. Call it whatever you want but the English, the spin he puts on the ball, his jelly, his layup package, his...

How to Master Russell Westbrook's Hesitation Crossover

Finding themselves matched up with Russell Westbrook in isolation would be a nightmare for even the NBA's most fierce defenders. Via GIPHY The ...

5 Reasons Online Softball Pitching Lessons are Worth Considering

With almost everyone having a high resolution camera on them at all times and the ability to send video anywhere in the world, online softball pitching...

8 Effective and Fun Youth Basketball Games

For those coaching young children who are still learning and being introduced to basketball, keeping the game fun and enjoyable should be a priority. ...

Eli Manning Destroys Other Giants QBs in Crazy Ball-Handling Drill

Ball security is a quarterback's No. 1 priority. That's why ball-handling drills are an important component of quarterback training. They help deve...

The Benefits of Practicing With a Weighted Basketball

A weighted basketball, sometimes called a heavy ball, is a basketball that is regulation size (29.50 inches in circumference) but weighs 3 pounds inst...

How Andrew McCutchen Broke Out of The Biggest Slump of His Career

May 23, 2017. After going 0-for-5 in a loss to the Atlanta Braves, Andrew McCutchen saw his batting average slide to .200. One sports writer claims...

How to Master the In-and-Out Dribble

The In& Out : Move 1 In the sport of basketball there are 2 types of players there are plenty of dribblers ....but very few players can refer to...

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