This type of shot is used for longer range attempts and for free throws. The shot uses a continuous action throughout. COACHING CHECK POINTS
Stand facing target.
Feet shoulder width.
Knees slightly bent.
Eyes on target throughout the action.
Hold the ball in front of chest, in dominant hand at the side of the body in line with the shoulder.
Place shooting hand slightly under ball, fingers pointing up.
Keep elbow under the wrist.
Support ball with non-shooting hand. Initiate action by straightening the legs.
Drive up through the body, lifting the elbow and shooting arm upwards.
Finish with a strong wrist and finger snap.
Fingers should be pointing to basket with index and or middle fingers moving through the middle of the ball to create back spin and a soft release.
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