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Catch and Shoot Basketball Drill

September 12, 2011

NBA sharpshooter J.J. Redick demonstrates the Catch and Shoot drill. Learn how to incorporate this drill into your basketball practices.

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Catch and Shoot Basketball Drill
NBA sharpshooter J.J. Redick demonstrates the Catch and Shoot drill that prepares basketball players for the floppy, thumb-up or fist play. Watch Redick demonstrate the Catch and Shoot drill to learn how to incorporate this drill into your athlete's skill development program.
Goal: To improve your athlete's shooting technique and accuracy when quickly transitioning from a catch to a shot. To improve shooting when running to different areas of the key in a drill design to mimic commonly executed game plays.
Coaching Points: - Have athlete return to start position after every shot - Position partner 1 on block, who will act as screener - Position partner 2 at top of key behind three-point line, who will act as passer - Have athlete catch and immediately shoot ball with proper technique - Have athlete shoot five shots from different positions around the key - Ensure athlete performs shots on opposite side
Sets/Reps: Make all five shots, then perform to opposite side; repeat as desired
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