THE SCIENCE OF SHOOTING: THE INSIDE OUT SHOT

This week let’s look at The Inside Out Shot.

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The inside out shot is typical technique for shooters who are right-handed and left-eye dominant, or left-handed and right-eye dominant. (Test which eye is dominant using this test.)  

Right handers will bring the ball up the left side of their face, causing their elbows to angle outwards. They often support the ball with their left hand more than usual, because their shooting hand is not directly under the ball. This narrows the time window for a successful release. If the shooter releases too early, it causes the ball to miss left. If the shooter releases too late, it causes the ball to miss right.

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!