THE SCIENCE OF SHOOTING: THE HIGH REACH SHOT

Next up is the The High Reach Shot

The high reach shot is common among taller players who are taught to keep the ball up on rebounds and inside moves. Unfortunately, it carries over to their shot form.

 

High reach shooters extend their arm fully before releasing the ball, losing the power and momentum of their arm unhinging. The shot relies fully on wrist strength.  The wrist the most inconsistent element of the shot.

Over the summer we’ll take an in-depth look at eight different shot styles in a new series, THE SCIENCE OF SHOOTING. Stay tuned!