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  • How do you take a shot in basketball?

  • Straighten your knees and jump. Use your legs to help propel the ball by jumping upward while your shooting hand launches the ball and your shoulders lean back. Move your legs, torso, and arms together in a coordinated fashion to take the shot.

  • What is a good shot for a high school basketball player?

  • As you move from practices to games, it’s important for all players to understand which areas of the floor are good shots for them. The unwritten rule is that a players should be able to make 6-7/10 from a spot unguarded during practice before they start taking a shot from that spot during games (HS level).

  • What is the individual skills contest in basketball?

  • BASKETBALL INDIVIDUAL SKILLS CONTEST GENERAL INFORMATION This event provides meaningful competition for athletes with lower ability levels. It is not for athletes who can already play the game. Three events make up the Individual Skills Contest: Target Pass, 10-Meter Dribble and Spot Shot.

  • How do you shoot on the catch?

  • As long as you’re within your comfortable shooting range, you must be mentally prepared to shoot on the catch. Upon catching the basketball or raising up into a shot, players must be able to quickly adjust their hands to the correct positions on the basketball.