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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

Corey Kluber Reveals The Trick He Uses to Neutralize Speedy Base Stealers

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber reveals the strategy he uses to help prevent opposing runners from stealing bases.

The Simple Cue That Keeps Corey Kluber’s Mechanics Picture Perfect

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber discusses how preventing unnecessary head movement during his delivery helps him dial in his velocity and command.

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team 'Circle' Drill

The U.S. Women's National Soccer team utilizes this "Monkey in the Middle" type game to develop technical skills under pressure and encourage creativity.

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.