Simple Quick Pick Up & Shooting Drill

Focus on jump stop and quick ball pick up.
  • Place yourself 3-4 feet from the basket.
  • On a quick static dribble jump stop and shoot the ball.
  • Make sure your body is square and your feet facing the basket.
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  • 1
    Characteristic boost
    Mid-range shots: +1
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    +5 coins
Shooting basketball drills may seem challenging at first, but with a few simple tips you can become very comfortable and enjoy the process. Beginners should start by placing the basketball 3-4 feet away from the basket. From there, establish a consistent dribble on a quick static jump stop before shooting. By taking this approach you can be sure to get your body in the proper position with your feet facing the target. While basketball shooting drills may take some practice and dedication, it will lay a strong foundation for your basketball skills in the long run.
— Coach Dan