Sports & Games

Creating Space From Your Defender

Stephen Curry

Lesson time 12:19 min

With the help of his practice partner, Brandon, Stephen teaches a few concepts for getting past a defender and creating an open shot.

Stephen Curry
Teaches Shooting, Ball-Handling, and Scoring
The two-time MVP breaks down his mechanics, drills, mental attitude, and scoring techniques.
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Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Very well produced, I've been a coach and player for a long time. His unique skills and how they are honed is great.

it was really good. i liked how he showed you how to do the workouts. i also liked how he shared about himself. it was really helpful watching game clips and him explaining what was going on. I loved it.

Very inspiring and informative. Watching the game is more interesting now.

The kind of man you are is the kind of player you are. Thank you Stephan Curry.


A fellow student

I liked this a lot now when I’m playing I know what to do to get space from the defense.

Austin C.

Curry- when stepping it out to the three point line do you do a thumb flick. I tried changing my shot and my ball spins a little side ways and I think this is the reason

A fellow student

Curry I was the best on my old team and now I mad the point guard spot this week thank you

Ryan L.

Kyrie I’ve got to say curry better so you better practice when your on the nets

Micaela V.

Well taught and slowly explained. I like how Steph shows us what do do in each situation with the pull dribble so that I always have a chance to score. I also am glad he explained the PLYO step. I also never really watch my defender but I definitely should and will be working on that.

Jack K.

Steph I would just like you to know that your the reason that I play basketball and want to be just like you when I grow up and some day I hope I’m able to play against you or with you in the NBA. Your biggest fan, Jack Kennedy

A fellow student

What about when ur defender is jumping back, like when u did ur center jab he stepped back but in travel ball I feel that the move doesn’t work for me because my defender just comes back to the same spot in the beginning because i step back and give the opportunity for him to step in front

Gregory B.

What if your defender is stronger than you and he’s still defending you aggressively

Frank H.

I've never seen someone stand as crazy still as Brandon does while Steph is talking haha

Barry B.

Love how even though Curry is a guard, he still teaches me the big man moves that I need and the PG moves to expand my game