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

How to Teach Youth and Little League Players Proper Baseball Hitting Mechanics

Let's say you're a baseball coach, but not a "used to play minor league ball and have dedicated my life to the sport" type of coach. You're more like,...

By: Brian Sabin

Become a Better High School Basketball Coach With Tips from a L.A. Lakers Assistant Coach

In this video, Mark Madsen, Los Angeles Lakers Assistant, provides 3 tips for high school basketball coaches: Stick To The Schedule – Give your...

By: Positive Coaching Alliance

Basketball Inbound Plays for Beginners

A basketball inbound play occurs at the beginning of every period, except for the first, after all made baskets and following any stoppages in play s...

By: Kyle Scadlock

4 Youth Basketball Drills That Teach the Fundamentals

You can begin teaching your athletes the fundamentals of the game of basketball as early as third grade (or even younger). Showing youth athletes pr...

By: Michael Coleman

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball: Throwing Drills

Throwing a baseball is the first skill players learns. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor...

By: Eric Bunnell

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.