Sports Skills

Each sport requires athletes to master specific skills—for example, shooting in basketball, footwork in soccer, batting in softball. Perfecting these skills requires learning the skill techniques and repeatedly performing drills to commit them to muscle memory. Learn the best skill-building techniques and drills from top coaches and athletes.

Latest in Sports Skills

How to Teach Youth and Little League Players Proper Baseball Hitting Mechanics

Let's say you're a baseball coach, but not a "used to play minor league ball and have dedicated my life to the sport" type of coach. You're more like,...

By: Brian Sabin

Use the Veer Dribble to Get More Buckets in Transition Offense

Transition Scoring Transition Offense is a must have for all teams at every level, but players must possess a variety of scoring moves to set their...

By: Layton Westmoreland

The Strange Technique Change That Made Otto Porter One of The NBA's Best Three-Point Shooters

Otto Porter is now a $100 million man. The 24-year-old forward signed a four-year, $106 million contract with the Washington Wizards in July. One r...

By: Brandon Hall

Become a Better High School Basketball Coach With Tips from a L.A. Lakers Assistant Coach

In this video, Mark Madsen, Los Angeles Lakers Assistant, provides 3 tips for high school basketball coaches: Stick To The Schedule – Give your...

By: Positive Coaching Alliance

Leonard Fournette Recorded the Fastest Foot Speed of the NFL Season, Which Is Absolutely Terrifying

Leonard Fournette has arrived. The Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back recorded 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 30-9 rout of ...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

NFL Safety Tavon Wilson's Versatility Gives Him an Edge Over His Opponents

Watch NFL safety Tavon Wilson practice his coverage skills in the offseason, and learn how he works to become a better player on the field.

Andrew McCutchen Hones His Elite Hand-Eye Coordination in IMG Academy's 'Mind Gym’

Andrew McCutchen uses the "Mind Gym" at IMG Academy to hone his elite hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills.

The Strategy That Helped Andrew McCutchen Become One of Baseball’s Most Feared Hitters

Four-time Silver Slugger Award winner Andrew McCutchen describes his approach to hitting.

Patrick Mahomes Didn't Know He'd Passed for Over 700 Yards in a Single Game

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was too caught up in the heat of the moment to realize he'd broken an NCAA single-game passing record against Oklahoma.

Todd Durkin's Ultimate Football Warmup

See how Drew Brees, Darren Sproles and other All-Pro NFL stars avoid injury and get primed to perform in workouts.