Sports Skills

Each sport requires athletes to master specific skills—for example, shooting in basketball, footwork in soccer, batting in softball. Perfecting these skills requires learning the skill techniques and repeatedly performing drills to commit them to muscle memory. Learn the best skill-building techniques and drills from top coaches and athletes.

Latest in Sports Skills

Why Lonzo Ball's Shooting Struggles May Have Nothing to Do With His Unorthodox Form

Ever since Lonzo Ball burst onto the scene as a freshman at UCLA, much was made about the way he shot the basketball. Though people expected his great...

By: Kyle Scadlock

How Perimeter Players Can Use a Size Advantage With the 'Barkley' Move

As a forward or a big guard (or even a post player who may find themselves on the perimeter), you're going to have situations in which your defender i...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Soccer Goalies: Stop a Penalty Kick With These 3 Tips

The penalty kick. A goalkeeper's worst nightmare. When saved, the keeper comes away looking like a hero! But odds aren't in the keeper's favor. ...

By: Tyler Tredway

Why Every Football Lineman Should Also Throw Shot Put

Fifteen offensive linemen were named to the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams. Eleven of them threw shot put in high school. This is no me...

By: Brandon Hall

How Trae Young's Brutal High School Workouts Prepared Him to Set College Basketball on Fire

Trae Young is becoming a household name with the numbers and highlights he's been putting up so far this season. The University of Oklahoma's freshman...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

The Quarterback Retreat: An Inside Look at One of The World's Most Prestigious QB Training Camps

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual two-day camp features some of the nation's best college signal-callers tutoring the next generation of QBs.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: Offseason Improvement

Some of the nation's top college QBs discuss their offseason improvements at Steve Clarkson's annual Quarterback Retreat.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: The Importance of Footwork

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson stresses the importance of good footwork, a message which has resonated with several of his high-profile students.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: QB Camaraderie

Top college QBs Josh Rosen, Tate Martell and Wilton Speight explain the camaraderie they feel at quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual QB Retreat.

STACK Sports Health: Why Athletes Should Consider Getting a Massage

Physical therapist Matt Stevens explains why and when athletes should get a sports massage.