Basketball Shooting Tips and Techniques featuring Coach John Townsendby sportvideos
Learn to be a great shooter with the help of NBA shooting coach John Townsend. In this video, John teaches several unique fundamentals and principles of shooting a basketball with the emphasis on eliminating left and right misses. Among the topics covered are: the position of the feet, hands, wrists and elbow, follow through, shooting drills, how to shoot free throws, a spot shooting workout and how to monitor and record your practice. Everything presented in this program can be incorporated into individual or team workouts. Players at any level can benefit from this video and discover how to shoot the ball straight. 54 minutes.
John Townsend is a very experienced NBA shooting coach. He has worked as the shooting coach for the Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies and Philadelphia 76ers. John has worked with hundreds of NBA players including several All-Stars. He has worked with basketball players on their shooting around the world doing clinics and individual work in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Jordan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, the Philippines, Spain and England. Coach Townsend also invented the Str8shooter, a basketball shooting device that helps to eliminate ulnar and radial deviation of the player's shooting wrist, allowing the player to shoot the basketball straight.