6. Shooting Form - Practice and Competition Session
Shooting, just like any art form, needs to be perfected. When you shoot there are two possible outcomes: Make or Miss! The greatest shooters shoot thousands of shots a day over many, many years as this is the only way to truly be great at shooting. Young players need to know from a young age what it takes to be a great shooter!
To perfect your players' shooting we start things off with a coach-led recap of shooting form before getting your players to work in pairs, shooting the ball to one another. The advantage of working in pairs is that players get a lot of ball time as well as being able to give one another feedback, for example "your elbow was sticking out" or "You didn't hold your follow through". This feedback is great as it gets your kids to communicate and also recognize mistakes and also how to correct them.
Once players have the technique down it's time to test their ability to shoot under pressure - to do this we've got some fast-paced and fun conditioned shooting games, before finishing with a 5v5 half court game.
This session is available as part of an Interactive Coaching Pack, scroll down to learn more