Chapter 5 of 17 from Stephen Curry

Ball-Handling: Foundations

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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.

Topics include: Ball-Handling Mechanics • Dribble Height • Master the Three Basic Moves • Dribble With Force • Ball-Handling Practice • Common Mistakes • Review: Ball-Handling Concepts

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.

Topics include: Ball-Handling Mechanics • Dribble Height • Master the Three Basic Moves • Dribble With Force • Ball-Handling Practice • Common Mistakes • Review: Ball-Handling Concepts

Stephen Curry

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 was barely recruited by college coaches. Today, he’s a three-time champion and one of the best shooters in NBA history. Join Stephen on the court in his first-ever online class as he teaches you how to improve your shooting mechanics, and leads you through ball-handling, footwork, and scoring drills. Then see the game through Stephen’s eyes as he analyzes NBA game footage to help you elevate your basketball IQ.

In 17 lessons, Stephen teaches perfect shooting mechanics, ball-handling drills, scoring techniques, and game film analysis.

A downloadable workbook accompanies the class with lesson recaps, workout plans, and supplemental materials.

The best way to track your improvement is to count perfect makes. Get a shot tracker spreadsheet modeled after the one Stephen uses.

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I've learned a new perspective on acquiring the fundamentals of the game and the value of hard work and the proper mindset. Thanks, Stephen!

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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.

Aiden

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

Karlo

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

Ashri

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!

Tony C.

After these 6 lessons, I've realized I've been playing basketball ALL WRONG my whole life. Loving the focus on fundamentals, but it's gonna take time and patience to break a 42-year habit.

Tao H.

Actually this lesson is no creative but very practical. I've heard all those drills all the time. However, Stephen did enlighten me on some tips, for instance, keep in shoot-ready stance when we're practicing the drills.