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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How to Punt a Football: A Step-by-Step Photo Guide

Although it might occasionally get overlooked, punting plays a huge role in football. A good punter can dramatically alter his team's field positi...

These 5 Linebacker Drills Will Get You Better Fast

Though a linebacker's responsibilities can vary widely depending on scheme, their number one priority is usually making tackles. Linebackers frequentl...

2 Youth Dribbling Drills That Work

One of the fundamental things you'll teach your youth basketball team is how to comfortably dribble with both their left and right hands and their hea...

How to Shoot a Basketball Better

As a professional basketball player and a 4 year collegiate athlete, I've heard a lot of different advice on how to shoot a basketball better. The...

Hockey Passing Like the Pros

Hockey is a skilled game. Therefore, the higher the skill, the quicker the game speed and thought processes of the athletes playing. NHL athletes are...

Basketball Team Drills That Go the Extra Mile

When you are a coach you can do the same basketball team drills you did in high school , or you can grow with the game and make your practice productive...

2 Great Basketball Drills to Do on Your Own

Formal basketball practice is obviously an important part of your development as a player. However, spending time practicing on your own will give you...

How to Dribble a Basketball

Learning how to dribble a basketball is the most basic skill in the game. Some players dribble the ball more than others, but the fact remains that...

Take Your Basketball Training Outside With These 6 Dribbling Drills

Your school gym may be closed, but that's no excuse to skip out on basketball workouts. In fact, you don't even need to be on a basketball court to im...

4 Drills That'll Help You Become an Elite Running Back

To be an elite running back, you must be able to do it all. An RB who can help with pass protection, avoid turnovers and reliably catch the ball is mu...

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