How to get better at basketball...

Start with the fundamentals. You're never too good for them. And you can't skip over them. 

But what are the fundamentals?  

(They get talked about a lot. But nobody ever says what they are!)


Here is a very short list of essential techniques covered on SKILL DEVELOPMENT COACH:
  1. Footwork
  2. 2 ball skills
  3. Athletic position
  4. Breakdown moves
  5. Inside pivot shooting series
  6. Change of direction skills with ball
  7. Finishing off of either foot with either hand on either side of the basket 

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Here's one of the many great things about the game of basketball.

Basketball is the only team sport where you do not need anyone else around around in order to improve significantly day to day. 

All you need to know in order to begin to get better at basketball is to: 

  1. Have a great basketball. (this is important!)... too many kids have awful basketballs
  2. Know what to do with that basketball (especially when no one is around)

In order to get better at basketball, you need to know what specific skills AND in what sequence you should be practicing. You can't just go into the gym and shoot around if you really want to learn how to play. 

However, if you know: 

  • How to practice 
  • What to practice
  • When to use certain skills (and when NOT to use certain skills!)

SDC helps players not know only how to practice, what to practice, and when to use basketball skills, but it shows players WHY you are practicing certain skills. 

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Each skill on The Periodic Table of Basketball Skills leads you into the next skill progression, which helps you always stay motivated, because you are going to be able to do some awesome things with your basketball and the game will become a lot more exciting and fun when you are executing skills that you have never done before.  

When you improve, the game is far more rewarding to play.

So, the first step in knowing how to get better at basketball is to know the basketball training techniques that will actually help you advance your game.

That is exactly what SDC does for you and exactly why it helps you so much. SDC shows you progression after progression exactly what to do.  

Good players spend a lot of time with their basketball. If you want to know exactly how to improve your basketball skills, here is where you can get an amazing brand new basketball and get going with improving your skills on SDC. 



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