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Ball-Handling: Foundations

Stephen Curry

Lesson time 15:43 min

The best way to become a better shooter is to become a better ball-handler. From posture to practice techniques, Stephen shows you his form for handling the ball.

Stephen Curry
Teaches Shooting, Ball-Handling, and Scoring
In 17 lessons, the two-time MVP breaks down his mechanics, drills, mental attitude, and scoring techniques.
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Stephen Curry teaches the shooting, ball-handling, and scoring techniques that have made him a two-time MVP. For the first time ever, Stephen is teaching everything he’s learned, from perfect shooting mechanics to on-court concepts and basketball drills.


Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Amazing class. I have been working on my handles and shot for the last year plus and I am able to shoot more consistently and accurately than ever.

Loved the film sessions where he described what he saw on the floor and also the keys he described that he looks for when attacking his defender

I'm am shitting on people at pickup games. This course helped me do just that.

This has been one of my best resources for basketball and I don't even have to pay for every lesson! it is great in every way


Peyton H.

This lesson was awesome. I used to think that form dribbling was so easy so i didn't need to practice it but since STEPHEN CURRY i mean we're talkin STEPHEN CURRY still practices those drills so now i need to practice them too!

Micaela V.

This was very helpful. I never realized that dribbling harder is better control. This was very basic and foundational and I liked it. Personally I am at this level of dribbling, but it was good to review the details of my foundations, because sometimes you can get to comfortable and get lazy.

Jimmy J.

1 week in, once a day 3 reps of this basic ball handling drills. So frustrating!

Laura S.

Thanks for this...can't wait to be in the gym in the morning to make adjustments.


Thanks for the tips i will practice and do it more like that i used to do it a little wrong.


Brandon is low key the worst basketball player out there he doing everything wrong smh...


Wow. Wow. Wow. For me, Stephen's guidance on shooting form as foundation is good, but already known and could be a little bit better. Shooting drills explained by him are exactly what i need to help me improve my game. But his ball handling. Seeing him dribble so extremely efficiently blew my mind away!!!!! It's insane. The foundations are extremely solid. On the surface, it doesnt seem like much but damn.. in reality, thise is truly a masterclass

Matthew R.

I think the order of the bullets in the workbook is incorrect (Section labeled Training: Phase 3 (Cont.)) - I'm guessing it should read: 1. Warm-up and Stretching 2. Stationary ball-handling circuit (1st Rep) a. One-ball pound right: 30 seconds b. One-ball pound left: 30 seconds c. Crossover: 30 seconds d. Between the legs (alternating): 30 seconds e. Behind the back: 30 seconds 3. Form shooting Progression: 100 Total Shots 4. Stationary ball-handling circuit (2nd Rep) 5. Four-way form shooting: 25 total shots a. 1-2 Step (straight up and down): 5 Shots b. Toward the basket: 5 Shots c. Away from the basket: 5 shots d. Lateral left: 5 Shots e. Lateral right: 5 Shots 6. Stationary ball-handling circuit (3rd Rep).

Hafid M.

I think that these tips are very good. They have helped me a lot in basketball. It takes one to know one😺

Ben C.

I found this to be much more useful and informative than the shots-based practice. Super!