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How can I improve my free throws?


Remembering the BEEF is good wayto learn to become a better foul shooter. BEEF stands for... B-balance-get on the foul line and get your balance. E-eyes-see the rim. E-elbow-try to get your elbow under the basketball F-follow thru-an essential part of all shooting. Make sure you follow thru with a constant, relaxed release.



5/8/2007 12:21:44 PM
Candrea Welch said:

That's EXACTLY what I do...I shot 91% at the free throw line this past season.

6/5/2007 10:22:42 AM
Brett Galileo said:

BEEF! yes! I was taught this growing up and always laughed at it. But it works, I still use it to teach kids and it is hard to forget. These are the four most important aspects of a good shot.

11/29/2008 12:51:08 PM
t said:

i have used this technique many times it really helps

1/24/2009 4:57:39 PM
jenna said:

cool tips it will tech me alot for my first year of basketball!!!

2/9/2009 6:21:59 PM
ku$$$$ said:

this tip helped a lot and now I shoot 96% at the foul line

2/24/2009 4:04:40 PM
mn$4 said:

this tip is common people already use new tip make the shot haha :<)

3/3/2009 10:01:22 AM
tbird said:

This is a great tip because this can help you become a better b-baller

3/7/2009 7:45:57 AM
sam shackaaaaaaa said:

this tip sucks, dont try it.

3/30/2009 8:12:34 PM
sienna said:

i heard a bunch of guys at my school talking about "beef" and i was rlly confused..but now i know what it is and it has helped a lot during bball practice!:)

3/30/2009 9:05:58 PM
Brian said:

Good to hear Sienna!

4/20/2009 1:17:26 PM
M said:

Yeah, this really helps. It's important also to take in a deep breath and REALLY focus and concentrate on the rim.

4/24/2009 4:34:34 PM
jimzerkes(player) said:

i think this tip is good and i will try it but it needs something more BRAIN!!!!!

6/17/2009 7:39:01 PM
Bball said:

My dad always told me this

8/4/2009 8:36:25 PM
david said:

Good tips, I have a blog that talks about tips also, my tips are a lot like yours, easy to follow and very important. Give mine a look and tell me what I should do to improve it. Believe me all of these tips are likely to help. Keep writing man. :)

8/20/2009 6:15:40 AM
Anthoney said:

Nice tip but it depends how you shoot. Not everyone has the same shot style. But still, nice tip (:

10/13/2009 7:34:38 PM
bl said:

great tip. lol, b.e.e.f thats kinda funny

2/17/2010 8:30:15 PM
hiya said:

ya i know you could eat it to lol just kidding yes it does its very helpful and can teach you alot if ur not good at basketball then this could help u at shooting hoops and just shooting around

12/12/2011 10:00:30 PM
chance said:

Im raw

2/2/2012 2:33:04 PM
the bloodhound said:

that is goood way 2 put it


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