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

Become a Leader on the Soccer Pitch With These 12 Verbal Cues

Compared to other sports fields, the standard soccer pitch is humongous. It's bigger than a football field, and it dwarfs the size of a basketball cou...

By: Tyler Tredway

How to Be an Effective Basketball Scorer Without Shooting 3-Pointers

As basketball has progressed, the 3-point line has become the predominant factor in dictating the direction the game is now headed. Just take a look a...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Soccer Players: Improve Your Ball Handling With 2 Simple Drills

There's nothing more deflating to a soccer team than a player who continually loses the ball in crucial moments. In order to earn your teammates' trus...

By: Tyler Tredway

Why Lonzo Ball's Shooting Struggles May Have Nothing to Do With His Unorthodox Form

Ever since Lonzo Ball burst onto the scene as a freshman at UCLA, much was made about the way he shot the basketball. Though people expected his great...

By: Kyle Scadlock

How Perimeter Players Can Use a Size Advantage With the 'Barkley' Move

As a forward or a big guard (or even a post player who may find themselves on the perimeter), you're going to have situations in which your defender i...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

The 15 Winter Olympic Sports

A quick overview of the events you'll see during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

3-Point Shooting Drills with Maya Moore

2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore shows you the 3-point shooting drills that make her more accurate and better conditioned.

The Quarterback Retreat: An Inside Look at One of The World's Most Prestigious QB Training Camps

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual two-day camp features some of the nation's best college signal-callers tutoring the next generation of QBs.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: Offseason Improvement

Some of the nation's top college QBs discuss their offseason improvements at Steve Clarkson's annual Quarterback Retreat.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: The Importance of Footwork

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson stresses the importance of good footwork, a message which has resonated with several of his high-profile students.