If you are new to basketball or want a refresher on some of the basketball basics, these articles are for you. They will help you learn basketball fundamentals and everything else you need to know to become a better basketball player or coach. If you are a youth coach, player, or parent, basketball articles like these are a must-read.
These articles will breakdown all of the different fundamental basketball skills like shooting a basketball, rebounding, setting screens, etc. They go along with our youth basketball section, so you might want to check out that when you are finished here. You must learn the basics of basketball before going out and practicing because you want to make sure that you are doing things the right way. If you practice doing something the wrong way, you will only end up doing more harm than good.
These basketball posts are written articles, but we also offer basketball training videos that will go over different basketball fundamentals. A coach taught these videos that will go over all of the details to the specific move and break it down for you. After that, a basketball 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 practice the move yourself, and if you are a basketball coach, 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. Many players have different areas of their game that they struggle with when they get older because they never spent the time developing the basketball fundamentals of their game.
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If you are looking for some great drills but are not sure where to start, this basketball drills for beginners article will help point you in the right direction.
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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.
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Learn how to shoot a basketball and some of the tips and keys that go into being a great shooter.
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.
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This article is going to focus on playing defense in basketball and helping beginner players understand what goes into being a good defender.