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Simple Trick to Improve Your (or Your Team's) Shooting Confidence- By Jeff Haefner
Believe it or not, this is something you can control (to a degree)...
The following technique which we refer to as "Grooving Your Shot" will give you some control and allow you to improve your team's shooting confidence.
Every day before or during practice, have your players shoot 50, 6 foot jump shots. No movement. Just catch and shoot.
Chart the number of shots they make and do this almost every day.
Guess what happens?
Your players will see themselves improve.
If you practice just a little, it's not very hard to make 6-8 foot jump shots. And you're players will regularly hit 75% or more of their 6 foot jump shots. They swish shot after shot. Nice and smooth
They will also see on paper that they have improved and that they shoot a very high percentage.
You'll notice that players will start to change their mentality. As an example, if a player misses two shots in a row, they'll think "Whoa, I missed two in a row? That's not like me!"
It's a whole different mindset.
So if you're a coach, try this technique and you'll improve the confidence of your players and help them increase their shooting percentage!
I'll bet this was something you never thought you could control. Now you can!
Allocate some time every day, whether it's before practice or during.
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