You love the game. You play to win.
You know the skills involved: ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defense. And you've worked on all of them until you were ready to drop.
You may never have a shoe named after you, but you play with the passion of M.J. in the championship game every time you step on the court. But even the most competitive players can overlook the importance of fitness and how it contributes to the execution of those skills.
There are specific steps that can help even the best shooters increase their percentage. While the strongest player isn't always the best player, you might be surprised to learn how the right use of certain muscles can affect your ability to shoot.
Improve Your Jump Shot
Rise above the competition with these easy to follow instructions and downloadable illustrated exercises to improve your Jump Shot.
Being able to grip and hold the ball gives you better overall control. Since you can't make your hands any larger, the best way to improve your grip is by strengthening your forearms. One way to do this is performing wrist curls and reverse wrist curls with a.
Maintain your arms in position to hold the shooting pocket by keeping your shoulders stationary. You can increase shoulder strength and stability by doing chest presses and help prevent injury by performing internal and external rotation exercises.