(Rental)-Creating The Perfect Jump Shot
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Barry Hecker has been teaching the college, NBA players and the youth how to shoot basketball for 40 years now. The video features an on court presentation, the shooting progression workout developed by Coach Hecker is very effective and every talented and goal orientated player show practice that daily. In his shooting progression he breaks down the some of the useful aspects of shooting like the fundamentals of shooting, different shooting drills and also shares one of the most underrated and forgotten weapons of Basketball.
So, how the Coach Hecker starts with the basic rules of good shooting: balance. This method sounds really easy but when it comes to performing it with perfection almost every other player fails at this. So how do you perfect your balance? Well, it all starts with a footwork that allows the player to square up to the basket and then jump straight up. The other part of making your balance good is getting the feet in the right position. A lot of amazing balancing techniques have been introduced by Coach Hecker to improve balance, including jump stops and reverse and forward pivots. One more thing he focuses more on is keeping the butt low and the head up while working on these skills.
Some Forgotten Techniques
Finding the seams of the ball is one of shooting mystery that so many players seem to forget. The proper rotation comes when the players place the fingers on the same spot when they catch the ball. Coach Hecker also explains the proper shooting form. He uses five pound dumbbell, this helps to solve three main shooting problems. For the perfection of jump shots Coach Hecker uses simple drills and teaching points that will make your players understand everything pretty quickly. There are so many benefits of these drills like it brings consistency to your shot making and balance. Coach Hecker also shares interesting ways to help players learn how to better shoot the ball. One of his best is the "get it up drill." He uses a hula-hoop to teach shooters how to avoid a flat shot by creating a better arc on the ball.
The Underrated Hook Shot
The other forgotten method is the hook shot and Coach Hecker also gives huge importance to that as well. This technique is very rare but still it has its importance and it is nearly impossible to defend. The proper technique can be developed by following the shooting drills. He then gets his players on the court to work the shot around the rim and while attacking the rim.