One-Footed Balanced Shots 1 Slide & Shooting Drill

Focus on a form and balance.
  • Start at the free-throw line.
  • Pull one of the legs up and half squat on another, then slide to the side and shoot.
  • Try to maintain good form and balance—score five from each foot.
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    Characteristic boost
    Free throws: +1
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For basketball players looking to improve their shooting, a great drill to try is the one-footed balanced shot. Starting at the free-throw line, begin by pulling one of your legs up and half squat on another. From there, slide to the side and take a balanced shot. It's important to remember good basketball form in order to complete the drill properly; maintaining balance and good posture while shooting can ultimately improve technique. Aim for five in a row from each foot with this basketball drill and you’ll be well on your way to mastering perfect one-footed shots.
— Coach Dan