My good friend from Indianapolis, Rex Harris, just recently sent me this remarkable video clip of Steph Curry shooting in slow motion. It's the best take on Steph's form we've yet seen, and is exactly what we've been preaching and demonstrating for 25 years.Read More
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I had a revelation about 8-10 months ago when I was out shooting for fun at a neighbor's basket. The thought came into my head that "An Object in Motion tends to stay in motion until acted upon by an unbalanced force." This old law of physics I learned in high school came out of the blue these decades later.Read More
A young girl taking shots at a basket during half time reveals the "Joy" of sports and basketball. It's a kind of "democracy" out there where each person who retrieves a ball gets to shoot and, if made, reap the reward for the performance.Read More
I'm constantly working on my Release. Even though I have it mastered, I still return to it when I'm shooting. I'm not really "working" on it, but rather I have fun with it and enjoy seeing perfection (or close to it) come from my shot motion.Read More
It's one thing to teach people what they're "supposed" to do and then judge them on how well they do it. It's another to teach them to "know" what they're doing and where they want to get (the most effective way to perform an action, for example) and how to get there. Once they "know," then they can coach themselves. They reach a state of awareness where they know what works and what doesn't work. They have a sense of all the possibilities, not just the one action you (or they) think they "should" know.Read More