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Starter Steps/Drop Pivots - Basketball Myths
For many years players have been instructed to not step backwards, or take "negative steps" - in this video we are going to break down that myth and why taking "negative steps" might not always be a bad thing!
Inside Foot Anchored Thru
Most players skip when they change angles via a between the legs dribble. In this video, our focus is on changing angles when we don't have space to skip!
Inverted Drag Stop Breakdown
Offensive players are most likely to stop in a squared stance (1-2 or jump stop), but if a defender jumps early and crosses their feet, stopping off of your inside foot can help players get stopped and create separation effectively.
Playing Slow Is A Skill!
In this video NBA Skills Coach Reid Ouse discusses the importance of being able to control your speed & play slow!
Push Step Footwork To Attack The Rim
When we see an advantage and are looking to attack a simple "Push Step" allows us to claim space and attack a defender's high foot/closest hip.
Finishing Series - Skip to Outside-Inside Floater (Part 1)
When we are not in a blow-by situation, our focus should be on control rather than speed. With our defender attached at our hip we want to read what they do. If they disengage, we want to attack them with an outside-inside floater.
What's a Carry in 2019?
As the game of basketball continues to evolve, NBA Skills Coach Reid Ouse tries to help us navigate through that topic.
Breaking Down Your Drop Stance
Our "Drop" stance is the most importance stance for an offensive player to master. The length of the defender will force your stance to change from a width standpoint, but our focus is on maintaining our space. If we have space, we have options.
Finishing Series - Skip to Controlled Fade (Part 2)
When we are not in a blow-by situation, our focus should be on control rather than speed. With our defender attached at our hip we want to read what they do. If our defender stays attached we want to get a stabile base and control our fade away.