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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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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...

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....

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Basic Defensive Plays for Youth Basketball Coaches

At any level of basketball, there are generally three types of defenses that can be played over the course of a game. In a half-court setting, your te...

Breaking Down Carmelo Anthony's Summer Workouts and the Birth of 'Hoodie Melo'

Carmelo Anthony has looked like a human cheat code while he's been in the gym this summer. So much so that "Hoodie Melo" has taken on a life of its ow...

The Best Two-Ball Dribbling Drills

Dribbling with two basketballs at a time is a useful way to improve your handle and expose potential weaknesses in your off-hand. Two-ball dribbling d...

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