How To Become The Best Free Throw Shooter On Your Team!
By The Morris Basketball Program
All basketball players have lived this moment in their heads at some point in their career- down 1, 1 second left, with two free throws to seal the game for your team. You step to the line, ice flowing through your veins, and drill the first shot like you could have done it with your eyes closed. The crowd goes crazy. You step back to the line, poised as ever, ignoring the screaming haters, not even noticing your family and friends in the stands. You take that deep breath you take before you know you are going to become a hero, bend your knees, hold your follow through, and watch as the ball flows softly through the net to seal the win for your team. Everyone goes wild and carries you off the court to go celebrate!
If only it were that easy. Unfortunately, sealing the deal at the free throw line not only takes impeccable mechanics, but mental toughness, discipline, and a lot of tunnel vision. Here are 5 easy steps to increasing your free throw percentage: