When teaching a lay-up there are some key teaching points: The opposite foot to the hand laying up the ball is jumped off . Often referred to as the inside foot, this leg provides the lift to elevate the player to the basket.
There are two important coaching points you should emphasize to players when you’re teaching them this step: (1) Long Step. We want players to gain distance with the first step, and a long step also helps with the second point… (2) Controlled. Players MUST be in control of their body as they perform their layup.
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Coaching Points: The defender must trail the offensive player until they attack. Make sure the defense doesn’t enter the 3-point area before the offensive players do. Encourage the players to experiment and perform a variety of dribble moves in order to gain the advantage over the... Emphasize the ...
Coaches love the "and-1", a made lay-up followed by a free-throw. On the inside hand reverse lay-up, you plant the outside foot, angle your body 45 degrees from the backboard, and release the ball with the inside hand high off the backboard. So when approaching from the right side, plant your left foot, and release the ball with the right hand.
Teaching Points You make lay-ups with your eyes. Shooting is about rhythm The power to get the ball to the basket comes from your drive leg. Try to touch you nose with our knee. Early in the process, success has to be defined in terms of correct form rather than made baskets. Focus on the process, ...
Progression 1: 1-Step Lay Up – Footwork Emphasis. Start close to the basket with your right foot forward and left foot back. Bend your knees and get low so you are ready to explode. Take a step with your left foot, jump and shoot the lay up.
Basketball lay up technique. A lay-up provides a player with the opportunity to drive at the opponent's basket, jump close to the target and release the ball safely at the backboard.