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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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Become a Better High School Basketball Coach With Tips from a L.A. Lakers Assistant Coach

In this video, Mark Madsen, Los Angeles Lakers Assistant, provides 3 tips for high school basketball coaches: Stick To The Schedule – Give your...

Leonard Fournette Recorded the Fastest Foot Speed of the NFL Season, Which Is Absolutely Terrifying

Leonard Fournette has arrived. The Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back recorded 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 30-9 rout of ...

9 NFL Stars Who Grew Up Playing Soccer

Soccer is a fantastic sport for sharpening footwork, agility, vision, reaction time and conditioning. That's exactly why football coaches like Mike Le...

How Trevor Bauer Built One Of The Filthiest Curveballs in Baseball

Trevor Bauer had it going during Game 1 of the Cleveland Indians' ALDS matchup with the New York Yankees. The 26-year-old starting pitcher tossed 6...

Dwight Freeney Hates When Kids Only Play One Sport

Dwight Freeney isn't a fan of specializing in one sport too soon. In a new article for The Player's Tribune, the five-time All-Pro revealed he actu...

How to Score More Baskets Off a Pin Down Screen

Basketball is evolving to be a sport to the elite athlete, but never forget that brains will always beat brawn. As players continue to work on their...

Saquon Barkley Juked a Defender Into Another Dimension With This Insane Jump Cut

Saquon Barkley is a problem. The 5-foot-11, 230-pound Penn State running back essentially carried his team to a victory on Saturday. Barkley totale...

Why Zach Collins Became a Lottery Pick After Averaging Just 10 Points Per Game at Gonzaga

When you first glance at Zach Collins' numbers from his lone season at Gonzaga, you might be a bit confused as to why he went 10th overall in the 2017...

At 38 Years Old, Drew Brees Believes His Best Football is Still Ahead of Him

"I'm blessed to play the game of football. I've been playing it in the NFL for going on 17 years now, and I feel like I've got some good years left. I...

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...

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