How to Shoot a Basketball

Introduction: How to Shoot a Basketball

All you need is a basketball and a hoop

Step 1:

Step 2: Start

Place ball in hand

Step 3: Feet Shoulder Width Apart

Make sure feet are comfortable and shoulder width apart facing directly forward.

Step 4: Non-Dominant Hand

Place non-shooting hand on the side of the ball.

Step 5: Dominant Hand

Place shooting hand on top of the ball and bend wrist at a 90 degree angle.

Step 6: Jump

Bend at knees and extended upward. You use your knees to create power

Step 7: Release

Bring ball straight upward.

Step 8: Release

When ball is at your head, release and extended arms forward.

Step 9: Release

While flicking wrist, Extend arms and close fingers of your shooting hand

Step 10: Hold

Hold release. Non-dominant hand should be a little below shooting hand. Shooting arm should be extended all the way with wrist bent all the way forward.

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