Shooting

5 Steps To Overcoming a Shooting Slump

We’ve all been there, one day you are lighting the nets on fire, and the next you couldn’t shot a basketball into an above ground pool.  Most of the time this is short-lived and next time you’re on the court you are back to your old self.  Unfortunately, there are times when an off day …

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August Move of the Month: Fadeaway Jumper

Another month closer to the start of the basketball season means it is time to really dig deep in your off season training so that when your big moment comes you can shine. In August’s version of Move of the Month, we are going to break down one of the most used mid range shots: …

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June Move of the Month: Floater

Welcome to our June edition of our Move of the Month series.  Today I want to discuss and shot that has become more popular over the years due to it being used frequently by shorter less explosive players.  The shot I am talking about is the floater, also known as the runner or tear-drop. You …

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BoB Move of the Month: Pump-Fake

We hope that all the bestoutdoorbasketball.net visitors have had a happy holiday season and 2016 treated them well.  Here’s to looking forward to what 2017 has in store.  Today we are excited to bring you our second installment of bestoutdoorbasketball.net’s move of the month.  If you missed our first move of the month article check …

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BoB Move of the Month: Step Back Jumper

We’re going to try something new here at Hoops Fiend.  Each month we will give you a new basketball move to add to your offensive arsenal.  If you’ve visited our site before you know that we have several cool articles with tips on how to improve your game. The move of the month for December is …

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5 Essential Ankle Breaking Basketball Moves

These are mandatory moves for your game

One Mental Trick to Become a More Consistent Shooter

Shooting in basketball may be the single most important part of the game.  If you can shoot the ball almost every coach in the nation will find a spot for you on their team.  Also, being a great shooter allows for aging professionals to continue playing for several years after their physical prime.  A couple …

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5 Basketball Shooting Drills to Improve Your Game

Every Player Can Benefit from Improving Their Shot Anyone who has ever played basketball for a team knows that each player has their own role.  Some players are scorers, others are rebounders, and some are distributors.  No matter what role you fill, it will benefit both yourself and your team by working hard on becoming …

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How to Shoot a Basketball in Five Easy Steps

Welcome to Hoops Fiend’s first instructional article.  We are excited to provide great information on the game of basketball and basketball related products.  One of the most common questions from beginning basketball players is “How do I properly shoot a basketball?” While shooting a basketball may seem simple, the truth is that very few people truly …

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