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  • “The best shot fakes are simply shots not taken.” – Matt McLeod

    To become a great shooter like Steph Curry, Maya Moore, Sue Bird, and JJ Redick, you must have a great shot fake. Here are the two ways you can master your shot fake, today:

    1. Become a Better Shooter

    The first way to improve your shot fake is to become a better shooter. If you’re not a better shooter, defense will not respect you. Spend time in the gym mastering your shot. Make thousands of shots each week so defense has to close out quicker and respond to your shot fake more regularly.

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    2. Make it More Believable

    There are 3 ways you can make your shot more believable:

    1. Eyes to Rim

    Every time you catch the ball, get your eyes to the rim so the defense knows you’re thinking about shooting. It will force them to react and open up driving lanes all over the floor.

    2. Ball to Chin

    After you bring your eyes to the rim, bring the ball to your chin. This should look like the start of your shot.

    3. Drop Low and Get Explosive

    You can either shoot or drive in either direction.

    Rewire your shooting mechanics for maximum accuracy, develop a lightning-quick release, and discover the mindset and training required to become a deadly shooter at a PGC camp near you.

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    About PGC

    PGC Basketball provides intense, no-nonsense basketball training for players and coaches. Our basketball camps are designed to teach players of all positions to play smart basketball, be coaches on the court, and be leaders in practices, games and in everyday life.

    We combine our unique PGC culture with a variety of teaching methods and learning environments to maximize the learning potential of those that attend our sessions. In addition to spending 6-7 hours on the court each day, lessons will be reinforced through classroom sessions and video analysis.

    Our goal at PGC is to empower you with the tools to fulfill your basketball dreams, while also assisting you in experiencing the joy of the journey.

    To learn more about PGC Basketball, including additional basketball training tips and videos, visit our YouTube Channel or find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.