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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Every Soccer Player Should Know This Drill From the U.S. Women's National Team

The United States Women's National Soccer team is inspiring to watch. The creativity and precision they display with their passes is a big reason t...

How a Better Strength and Conditioning Plan Built a Women's Boxing Beast

What does it take to be a boxer? That's something my client/friend Claire Quinn (@claire___quinn) knows all about. She's an amateur boxer who's bee...

How Volleyball Teams Can Dominate With the 8-Point Offense

A diversified offense is an integral part of any competitive indoor volleyball team. Expanding your team's options at the net will not only increase y...

Soccer Pro Kristen Hamilton Reveals Two Simple Ways Young Players Can Improve Their Games

Kristen Hamilton is elite. The 26-year-old forward was a first-team All-American at the University of Denver, and she's also the school's all-time ...

How Alex Morgan's College Soccer Coach Helped Her Train to Be a Superstar

If your practice doesn't mimic what you'll face during games, maybe it's time to rethink things. Alex Morgan, star forward for the U.S. Women's Nat...

This Insane Volleyball Save May be the Best High School Sports Highlight Ever

When you combine awesome athletic talent and unbelievable effort, you can create moments of everlasting sports magic. Case in point, this superhuma...

How to Fix 3 Common Softball Pitching Mistakes

The complex motion for fastpitch softball pitching has many moving parts with many common issues and even more ideas on how to fix them. This problem...

10 Essential Point Guard Drills From Skylar Diggins

To rebound from a disappointing rookie season, Skylar Diggins hit the court hard in the off-season to work on her ball handling, shooting and layup sk...

This 13-Year-Old Girl Would Strike You Out

The phrase "you throw like a girl" suddenly has a new—and positive—meaning, thanks to 13-year-old Mo'Ne Davis. On Sunday, the baseball star...

Why High School Softball Pitchers Don't Throw Fastballs

There is a trend with fastpitch softball pitching at the high school level where the majority of pitchers do not throw their fastballs in games. A...

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