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 Jordan Hicks Built a Body Capable of Hurling 105-mph Fastballs

Move over, Aroldis Chapman. The MLB has a new velocity king, and his name is Jordan Hicks. Hicks, a 21-year-old relief pitcher for the St. Louis Ca...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Run an Effective Youth Baseball Practice

You got your child signed up for youth baseball! Now they have the chance to learn the sport, be part of a team, and compete with their peers. Just...

By: John Cissik

Chad Johnson Reveals the Single-Most Important Trait to Becoming a Better Route Runner

Getting open. Aside from catching the football, it's a wide receiver's top priority. And how do you get open on a consistent basis? With your route...

By: Brandon Hall

4 Things That Every Young Pitcher Should Address

When looking at the most effective way to train young pitchers, we need to project out three or four years (or more) and consider the "long-term athle...

By: Nunzio Signore

Joe Thomas Reveals a Simple Trick That Helped Him Destroy D-Linemen on Double-Teams

During his playing days, Joe Thomas referred to himself as "one of the weakest linemen in the NFL." That statement seems at odds with his status as...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

The 15 Winter Olympic Sports

A quick overview of the events you'll see during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

3-Point Shooting Drills with Maya Moore

2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore shows you the 3-point shooting drills that make her more accurate and better conditioned.

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.