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    5 Spots (corners, wings, top)

    In this week’s video, PGC Director Marke Freeman shares a basketball shooting drill that will help you master your midrange shot. Complete this basketball shooting drill and you will get a total of 200 quality shots. You need to make 40 shots from each spot, practicing 4 reads per spot (5 right, 5 left).

    Read 1: Point Guard Floater

    Self toss to get yourself into your blast read off of the catch immediately ripping and going right into your point guard floater

    Read 2: Pull Up Jumper

    We already have the advantage on the catch so we’re going to take long strides to create maximum separation and pull up before that second line of defense has an opportunity contest our shot.

    Read 3: Boom 1-2 Pull Up

    We will use this move against strong defenders when they are still on our hip and we haven’t created that clear advantage. Off of that blast read we have to go into our short and choppy steps creating that pocket of space so that we can pull up and get that uncontested or slightly contested mid-range shot.

    Read 4: Snack-back Dribble

    This read is a great way to relieve pressure whenever you’re going against an aggressive and stronger defender. If you are unable to free any space, use your snatch-back dribble. Attack the basket, throw your shoulders to the floor and the moment you see opportunity, snatch back, creating space between you and the defender for a nice and easy mid-range open shot.

    Don’t stop here, join us at a PGC camp near you to discover how to rewire your shooting mechanics for maximum accuracy, develop a lightning-quick release, and discover the mindset and training required to become a deadly shooter.


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