“THE FINGER” RELEASE:KEEPING THE SHOT STRAIGHT
Keeping the shot straight is the #1 shooting aspect. This starts with the shooting release (the index finger) and the mind. Features: Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and “Pistol” Pete Maravich.
Kobe Bryant Shooting Secret lies in his release. The finger is the straightest and strongest finger and helps guide the ball to be straight. It is an essential ingredient in the Pro Shot Shooting System. It is easy to learn and will help each shooter to become an accurate shooter.
“THE OFF HAND”: BALANCE
The Guide Hand (also known as the Off Hand) is a very important component to accurate shooting. It is the glue that brings the shot together.
“THE DIP”: RHYTHM AND POWER
Players are told by their coaches to never dip the ball and yet the shooting dip is one of the most important shooting concepts. It DOES NOT slow your shot down and gives a shot great rhythm and power.
Shooting a basketball has evolved since the 1960′s. See Part II in this series. “The Dip” is a crucial component in today’s NBA, professional and college shooters.
The best WNBA players and shooters dip the ball when shooting. You will see the best at their positions using the dip on all chest passes.
“THE TURN”: BODY ALIGNMENT
Shooting a basketball has evolved since the 1960′s. See Part I in this series. “The Turn” is a crucial component in today’s NBA, professional and college shooters.
The best shooters in the NBA and WNBA turn their feet and square their shooting shoulder and hip to the basket. While this is controversial, it is really happening!!! And it works!
“THE EYES”: KEEPING THE SHOT STRAIGHT
This is the first part focusing on what a player should look at when shooting. Staring at the rim is one of the biggest problems in shooting.
“THE SWEEP AND SWAY”: GIVES THE SHOT ARC
The best shooters in the NBA, WNBA and College Basketball sweep their feet forward and sway their shoulders back. They DO NOT shoot straight up and down! This helps increase range and better the shooter’s arc.
The best players in the NBA and college DO NOT shoot straight up and down. Instead they shoot by sweeping their feet which forces the shoulders to relax. If you miss short constantly on your jump shot, watch this and I guarantee you will never shoot straight up and down again.