If you are new to the game of basketball or just want a refresher on some of the basketball basics these articles are for you. Learn the fundamentals of the game and everything else you need to know to get started with becoming a basketball player or coach. If you are a youth coach, player, or parent than these articles are a must read.
These articles will breakdown all of the different fundamental skills like shooting a basketball, rebounding, setting screens, etc. They go along with our youth basketball section so you might want to checkout that as well when you are finished here. It is important that you learn the basics of basketball first before going out and practicing because you want to first make sure that you are doing it the right way. If you practice doing something the wrong way you are only going to do more harm than good.
All of these posts are written articles, but we also offer basketball training videos as well that are going to go over different basketball fundamentals as well. These videos are taught by a coach that will go over all of the details to the specific move and break it down for you. After that a player will demonstrate the move so that you can see exactly how to do it. If you are a player this allows you to watch and then go practice the move yourself, and if you are a coach then you will be able to reteach the move to your players.
Everyone has to start somewhere and if you want to begin your basketball education at the beginning this is the perfect place for you. Build a strong foundation for yourself or your players and make sure that you learn the right way to do things from the start. The better your foundation is the higher your potential will be. A lot of players have different areas of their game that they struggle with when they get older because they never spent the time developing the fundamentals and basics of their game.
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Dribbling a basketball is a huge part of the game and this article will give you the basics of ball handling and help you begin to start working on your handles.
There are different types of defense in basketball but we are going to just focus on the two basic areas of playing defense; on and off the ball defense.
Rebounding the basketball is a mixture of wanting the ball more than your opponent but also learning the right technique for boxing out, positioning, etc.
Setting screens in basketball is a basic part of the game and players that are able to learn how to set them the right way can add a lot of value to their game.
Shooting a basketball correctly and efficiently takes time and a lot of hard work. Here are some shooting tips that you can use as a player to develop your shot.