There is a common misconception that the most important part of a jump shot has to do with your elbow, hands and follow thru. While these are all important components of a great jump shot, every shot must start with your feet.
When shooting, the first thing you need to focus on is making sure you have 10 toes pointed at the basket. When your toes are pointed to the rim your knees, hips, and shoulders will also be in line with the hoop.
We get asked all the time, “What should I be doing to get better?” The answer to this question is as simple as it comes….SKILL DEVELOPMENT! The not so simple part of this answer is the physical, mental, and social sacrifice it takes to truly improve your game.
Skill development is the process of identifying your skill gaps, and developing and honing these skills. It is important because your skills determine your ability to execute your pl...