The best playmakers in the game have mastered the efficiency AND effectiveness of their breakout dribble—they score more points, and create an advantage for their team.
Practice this breakout dribble to become a better playmaker on a fast break.
For a breakout dribble to be most efficient:
- Push and chase—don’t dribble the ball at your feet.
- Use roll crossovers—don’t keep the ball in your same hand.
- Settle stop with back breaks—regardless of how fast you’re going.
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For a breakout dribble to be most effective:
- Sneak a peak before you get the ball—don’t get caught by surprise.
- Get your eyes to the rim—before you turn and go.
- Sweep and breakout with whichever hand is closest to where you’re going.
In this quick shooting tip video, PGC Director Tyler Coston covers one easy technique for finger placement to help you make more shots immediately.
In this week’s video, we’re sharing one thing more important than your shooting technique, and it’s not what you think!
Many coaches are set on teaching you to get your hand behind the ball in order to shoot. Here it is – It doesn’t matter if your hand is behind the ball, it only matters that your hand is under the ball. PGC Director Tyler Coston shares how to speed up your shot and generate the power you need to improve.
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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.
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