I had a revelation about 8-10 months ago when I was out shooting for fun at a neighbor's basket. The thought came into my head that "An Object in Motion tends to stay in motion until acted upon by an unbalanced force." This old law of physics I learned in high school came out of the blue these decades later.Read More
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My good friend from Indianapolis, Rex Harris, just recently sent me this remarkable video clip of Steph Curry shooting in slow motion. It's the best take on Steph's form we've yet seen, and is exactly what we've been preaching and demonstrating for 25 years.Read More
A young girl taking shots at a basket during half time reveals the "Joy" of sports and basketball. It's a kind of "democracy" out there where each person who retrieves a ball gets to shoot and, if made, reap the reward for the performance.Read More
It's my theory that the few great shooters the game of basketball has had control distance by varying the arch (trajectory) of the shot rather than varying the Release or the timing of the shot.Read More
A parent/coach who just ordered my Swish videos told me of his son's coach and how he restricts his boys from shooting:
"His 5th grade coach has restrictions and only certain areas of the court that they are allowed to shoot from (inside 15 feet all around). They get benched or even threats of game suspensions if they violate the rule. Not FUN!"
Please, coaches, encourage your young players to shoot, don't shut them down!Read More