Chapter 2 of 17 from Stephen Curry

Shooting: Stance, Alignment, and Mechanics

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Stephen breaks down his shooting techniques and shares some common mistakes that shooters should avoid.

Topics include: Shoot From the Ground Up • Load Your Lower Body • Lower Body: Common Mistakes • Hand Positioning • Where to Aim • Release • Release: Common Mistakes

Stephen breaks down his shooting techniques and shares some common mistakes that shooters should avoid.

Topics include: Shoot From the Ground Up • Load Your Lower Body • Lower Body: Common Mistakes • Hand Positioning • Where to Aim • Release • Release: Common Mistakes

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

I have played many sports in my life, but I never really played basketball. When someone has insight and the passion - anyone can learn something that will apply to your passion even if basketball is not your thing. This was one of my favorite classes by far and like I said - I don't play basketball. I recommend everyone to watch this! Thank you Mr. Curry!

It was awesome I learned to keep your nose behind your toes when shooting or dribbling also different drills to do and I really thank Stephen curry for this opportunity to take his class and hopefully this will help me achieve the goals that I have set and plan to accomplish

Helped me a lot. I've been working hours every day to improve my game!

im an ex college athlete who learned even more from this

Comments

A fellow student

awsome lesson, im from el salvador and i really wanted to improve my shooting

Thomas B.

I am playing basketball since 2004... and he just got straight to the point telling things i needed to figure out myself over the years. Plus i like his orientation aids (for example the one how to hold the ball centered). Super cool - i wish i had videos like this in 2004 :D

John C.

It taught me everything I needed to know about scoring the basketball. Please take this if you want to perfect your game!

A fellow student

Yo Curry would you want to do a little hop forward to the basket with your feet going forward and not your chest

Jack R.

Overall I already had a clean jumpsuit but I had maybe one of the flaws when shooting I tried changing that and I went from maybe 7/10 open threes to about 2/10 I’ve been trying to change the flaw for months now but nothing’s improving. Maybe you could have said if I had one of the flaws it’s alright if you only have one flaw

Peter

This is just amazing. I didn't sign up for this class in the first place, but I love his approach. He seems so comfortable with his machine-like precision and seeing that he really learned it, and wasn't programmed as it seems, is very inspiring.

Avery R.

Good video Steph 👍🏻 Good hack on the hand poisoning I never new that you could line up your pointer finger with the air pump thing. Thanks

Nathaniel

I can't seem to get any range on my shot without pushing the ball with my left thumb. When I follow through, my left hand is always fanned out. What should I do to work on this?

Tyler H.

This basically goes over all of what Ive learned before but broken down really well

Sultan B.

Lessons Learned: 1. Your ten toes, shoulders, hips and chest are facing squared to the basket 2. Legs are the foundation of the shot. Load into our hips, into our glutes and keep the knees behind the toes 3. The arch of your foot planted into the ground 4. Hand positioning - the ball sits in the pads of my fingertips, with a little space between your palm and the ball 5. create a straight line with your 2nd finger in the air valve 6. Look for 2-3 hooks (almost same width as the ball) facing your shot 7. Release high - Finish with your elbow high above your eyes. From the side view, I must be able to see your eye. Very good start. I look forward to the rest of the lessons.