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Shooting Range

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How can I determine my shooting range?

Shooting Range

One of the determining factors in whether a shot is a good one or not is if it is taken within your shooting range. Your shooting range is the big circle around the rim that you can comfortable shoot from. You don't have to change your form, or techniqe from your shooting range. One problem younger kids have is they try to shoot outside of their "range" and develop bad shooting habits because they are not naturally strong enough to shoot from this far. Find out your shooting range by shooting, taking a step back, shooting, taking a step back. When you begin to lose your form because you are so far out, that is your range. Don't shoot outside of it.



4/15/2009 3:22:16 AM
flop said:


6/25/2009 3:56:27 AM
Umer said:

just wat i was looking for.. i feel like im too weak for long range shots.. but ill definitely try to find my shooting range first thing in the morning! thanks

8/31/2009 5:47:33 PM


12/8/2009 2:56:58 PM
PHN said:

So how does one go about increasing one's shooting range?

12/8/2009 6:32:28 PM
Brian said:

You get your power from your legs. You want to get a stronger lower body, make sure that as you increase your range you are not altering your shot. You should just be getting more explosion from the lower body as you move further out, not changing the entire mechanics of your shot.

2/15/2010 4:14:26 PM
JAB said:

Thanks for this information now I won't shoot to far and I will look for my range.

2/16/2010 4:03:54 PM
Brian said:

good to hear. Gl with that JAB

3/7/2010 5:36:07 PM
V-Man said:

This helped allot with my shooting. I'm 12 yrs. old and I can shoot from 40 ft. away from my basket!

5/14/2010 7:29:59 PM
Jordan said:

What if your form changes, but you can still shoot about seventy percent, cause I push my hands out more than up more than normally when i shoot from really ffar, But I can still usually make it....?

5/15/2010 1:53:33 AM
Brian said:

If you're shooting 70% from deep, you should immediately try out for an NBA squad, lol. But seriously, if you're effective from long range using this method, then I'm not gonna try and change it.

7/19/2010 7:16:11 AM
Tazz said:

my problem is i can't control the distance of a shot, sometimes i come up short and sometimes i give way too much power on the exact same shot, what should i do??

7/19/2010 4:49:16 PM
Brian said:

Make sure your keeping your eyes on your focal point of the rim(either the front or the back of the rim). Never take your eyes off the focal point, even after releasing the ball. This should help with your depth perception on your shots.

9/23/2011 4:24:38 PM
jivan said:

this is a really good tip

12/5/2011 2:20:16 PM
Justin said:

I just need to know when i shoot my form feels different everytime. What should i dp?

12/5/2011 2:21:12 PM
Justin said:

I just need to know when i shoot my form feels different everytime. What should i do?


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