In this Dr. Dish Drill of the week from Coach Tony Miller, he demonstrates a great drill called Contested Closeout Shooting focused on game-like action against a defender. Checkout the full breakdown below! It can be a challenge creating game-like shooting drills for small group workouts (e.g., 2-4 players). This contested shooting drill simulates game-like
For the past two years, amidst moderate draft buzz, Ayo Dosunmu, the Chicago native has returned, been talked about in the preseason, and helped raise the level of the program. The Illini won 12 games his freshman year, 21 last year, and they’re on pace to pass that mark this year, now sitting at fifth in the country.
Our good friend and NBA Shooting Coach John Townsend demonstrates a great 3-point shooting challenge called Plus 5. Check out the full breakdown in the video below! https://www.youtube.com/embed/Za9U_2JYzU8 This drill focuses on the difference between makes and misses as players try for a score of plus 5. Made shots are plus 1 and missed shots
If you’ve been watching the SEC lately, though, you know one thing is as certain as the taxes you’ll soon have to file: Alabama is going to shoot an absolute ton of threes.
In this Dr. Dish Drill of the week, Coach Tony Miller breaks down a great shooting challenge drill to increase competition while getting up a lot of shots called spot shooting. Check out the full breakdown below! This is a another player-favorite shooting drill. Especially for single-player workouts, I’m always looking for ways to include competitiveness. In
by Aaron Hanshaw | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy There’s this funny thing about Virginia under Tony Bennett: People talk a whole lot about the team, and sometimes talented players get lost in the conversation. It isn’t a bad thing at all; basketball is a team sport. It’s also not Bennett’s fault, as he’s not sitting around grabbing
Our good friend and NBA Shooting Coach John Townsend demonstrates a great 3-point shooting drill called 42s to work on stationary and off the move 3-point shots. Check out the full breakdown in the video below! This drill involves 42 3-point shots in sets of 3. This means players will shoot 3 shots on the
A big factor in Missouri’s success this season is the high percentage shooting around the rim by Jeremiah Tilmon.
In this warm up shooting progression, NBA Shooting Coach John Townsend demonstrates a great way to specifically warm up for distance shooting. You can watch John’s first “Basic Warm Up Progression” here. For the full distance warm up, check out the breakdown below: https://www.youtube.com/embed/tBtej1Rkgt8 In this progression, John focuses on 3 drills: High Start High
by Patrick Schmitt | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy The Houston Cougars have begun the American Athletic Conference season 6-1 behind the supreme scoring of Quentin Grimes. The transfer from Kansas is currently ranked third in the AAC with 17.8 points per game. His play has taken a whole ‘nother step forward for the Cougars, after the departure
In this Dr. Dish Drill of the week, Coach Tony Miller demonstrates a great team basketball shooting drill to challenge and encourage competition called Level Up Shooting. Check out the full breakdown below! It can sometimes be a challenge to keep shooting drills competitive during workouts with a single player. Something I’ve found to work
Texas looks a little different this year. No, this is not a COVID-season joke or a comment about Shaka Smart’s newfound hair; the Longhorns look different on the floor. And by that, I mean they look different in a good way–a 10-2 start (4-1 in the Big 12) kind of way after last night’s close