BLOG

Basketball Training Tips: The Power of Repetition Shooting

The Power of Repetition Shooting

Like Learning How to Write

Remember when you first learned how to write? When you started, chances are you could barely make coherent looking letters. Your d’s might have looked like b’s, your u’s like v’s. With time, you started to be able to differentiate each letter, even making your uppercase letters distinct from your lowercase letters.

The more you practiced, the more it became second nature to write correct and fluid sentences. How did you get better at writing? You repeated, repeated and repeated how to do it over and over and over again.


While this is essential to learn any skill, this is especially true for shooting. You don’t start shooting for the first time and are all of a sudden able to hit three pointers. In fact, most younger players we see shooting deeper shots for the first time will airball or be way off. This is because they have not yet developed the strength and experience to be able to hit those shots yet.

Whether you’re just learning to shoot or have been for some time - if you want to be a great shooter, here’s why you need to add repetition shooting to your workout routine.

What is Repetition Shooting

Repetition is the act of repeating something. Repetition shooting isn't just the act of shooting, but the act of repeating your shot the same exact way. Any drill that requires you to shoot from the same spot doing the same motion multiple times in a row is a repetition shooting drill.

In the Swish Hoop Player App, we have Repetition shooting drills from 8 feet, 15 feet and three-point range. You can practice any move from anywhere on the court and consider yourself doing repetition shooting, so let’s talk about why it’s so important.

Builds Your Form

When you are repeating how to write each letter, you want to make sure these letters look the same every time. It’s the same thing with your shooting. You want to make sure that when you shoot, it is the same shot every time.

This consistency in shooting the ball the same way over time trains your body to do this subconsciously, so that you no longer have to think about it.


Do you still think about how you’re writing now? No, because you’ve written so much that it is now a habit. When your shooting correctly has become a subconscious habit, you’re opening up opportunities to expand your game by adding more range and new skills.

Foundation to Add Layers to Your Game

At some point, you start to be able to write in cursive, putting together long paragraphs and even essays. If you didn’t master how to write your letters, this would be awfully hard to do. Think of adding dribble moves and expanding your range the same way.

You need to master the mechanics of your jump shot so that adding more skills builds off of this one skill, not feel completely new. The habits you build in mastering your form from 8 feet translate to when you back up to 15 feet and then to the three-point line.

When you start shooting off the dribble and even adding a step back to your game, you still gather yourself into the same shooting position that you work on when doing the repetition shooting drill. If you don't work on mastering your form, it’s likely that when you do that step back, your form will be different from shot to shot and therefore be inconsistent.

No Secret to Becoming a Great Shooter

There’s really no secret as to how you can become a great shooter. You need to master your mechanics and practice. When you started by learning the letters, making sentences, writing paragraphs, and then essays, you were building more complex skills based off of the very first and most important skill you learned - writing letters.

It’s the same with shooting. How to shoot the ball properly is like learning the letters. Moving a little further back is like building sentences. Shooting off the dribble, hitting three pointers and doing dribble moves before your shots are like writing paragraphs and essays.

Practice Makes Progress

And you didn’t learn by practicing your handwriting one day a week. You practiced every day and repeated the same motion for each letter. Practice your shot every day and repeat the same form every single shot. Getting better at any skill is all about repetition, repetition, repetition.

I’ve been playing basketball for about 20 years and I still start every workout making 100 repetition shots from in close before moving on to other drills in my workout. It helps you to:

1. build confidence by seeing the ball go in the hoop
2. reinforce your form

By the time you get on with your workout, you are confident. That’s the power of repetition shooting. 

Image placeholder

by Rocky DeAndrade

50 Comments

  • Image placeholder

    AnnasysLat

    Jun 03, 2021

    знак зодиак весы камни
    камень адамит знак зодиака
    камни знаку зодиака близнецы
    камни знаку зодиака рак
    яшма камень знаки зодиака

    https://hubsternews.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html
    https://bopsneeews.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html
    https://newsaboutss.blogspot.com/2021/05/blog-post.html

    знаки зодиака близнец камень
    камень знака зодиака весов
    камень знак зодиака овна
    камни деревья знаков зодиака
    знаки зодиака весы камень

    камни знаков зодиака весов

    камень авантюрин знаки зодиака

    камни драгоценные знак зодиака

    камни знака зодиак весы
    знаки зодиака камни овна
    знаки зодиака камень козерог
    камни знаков зодиака стрелец
    знаки зодиака из камня

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    Tdcissbes

    Jun 03, 2021

    ютонг на газу
    Tegs: автобус yutong газовый https://www.tc-bus.ru/autobusi/gorodskie/yutong_zk_6852_gorod_gaz

    паз 423470
    паз 32054 продажа
    куплю автобус паз 32054

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    CharlesPQ

    May 28, 2021

    69VideosX.com freshest and newest porn videos!
    Special XXX top quality & rated content from all the world, from all best porno video sites: xvideos, redtube, pornhub, xhamster, xnxx, beeg, youporn, porn and other!
    Also have amateur homemade sex collections from socials like facebook, reddit, Tumblr, vkontake couple sex, telegram porn videos, japanese & thai girls fuck in line chats, Whatsapp XXX girls! All best porn videos we collect for you on 69VideosX!

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    oufetifafivay

    May 27, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Zowule Ogidupene qei.gjon.swishhoop.com.lco.jq http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    oserulpula

    May 27, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Ofitavip Agifada opb.vdrd.swishhoop.com.htj.yn http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    udefahozuvu

    May 27, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Ihwuwuwu Adinezuy eff.kpwd.swishhoop.com.ddc.fz http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    ecuyadiq

    May 27, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Ahafoiquc Ezehebise mvt.poxh.swishhoop.com.igj.rw http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    osezixatoji

    May 27, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Lurufefo Accijtake ylw.igju.swishhoop.com.ycm.ru http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    ahuzsja

    May 27, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Uvijxenow Uqujukepe rwx.ajnz.swishhoop.com.qpz.pa http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    ufihoxmqwume

    May 15, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Uretagete Ikaxugame oxk.rjsz.swishhoop.com.crg.tg http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    ihamehia

    May 15, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Ufatpi Akapit npz.fhxb.swishhoop.com.rty.jx http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    zukavuraxuno

    May 15, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Igejupice Umalus slm.hdga.swishhoop.com.cdt.wu http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    zujiwup

    May 15, 2021

    http://slkjfdf.net/ – Ovoqva Eluzwol gbf.ihhr.swishhoop.com.aab.gc http://slkjfdf.net/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    Lokmailnew

    May 08, 2021

    http://mmm.com.ua/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    udiaxek

    Mar 08, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Buy Amoxicillin Online Amoxicillin tzw.gcvt.swishhoop.com.dld.je http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    opuvuyul

    Mar 08, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin 500 Mg Amoxicillin No Prescription dnc.yejh.swishhoop.com.ear.mn http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    akezefelijev

    Mar 02, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Buy Amoxicillin Dosage For Amoxicillin 500mg gxm.flam.swishhoop.com.jcl.bt http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    uneasqiabemet

    Mar 01, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin 500 Mg Amoxicillin 500mg Dosage ejf.wgca.swishhoop.com.pci.bh http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    eronowil

    Mar 01, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin 500 Mg Amoxicillin Online msy.bbyu.swishhoop.com.dho.se http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    owanolifp

    Mar 01, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin 500mg Capsules Amoxil Causes Gallstones aqn.ztyg.swishhoop.com.lii.rh http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    onipohnna

    Mar 01, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin Amoxicillin No Prescription feb.umfj.swishhoop.com.mbb.no http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    vouotqafiko

    Mar 01, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin 500mg Amoxil Dose For 55 Pounds yel.frrk.swishhoop.com.bxn.up http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    ofuzucoleqoz

    Mar 01, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin No Prescription Amoxicillin Without Prescription naw.pdbo.swishhoop.com.gbw.ns http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    uhucuijave

    Feb 23, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin 500mg Capsules Amoxicillin 500 Mg roc.dhvj.swishhoop.com.qlv.zp http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

  • Image placeholder

    eajexpi

    Feb 23, 2021

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/ – Amoxicillin Online Buy Amoxicillin Online Without Prescription xrg.hgcf.swishhoop.com.mtw.zs http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya3/

    Reply

Leave a comment

JOIN THE SQUAD

Enter your email below to get exclusive access to free training workouts, demo videos and a preorder discount.