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Generational Shooting Improvement – Luck “Coach Deebo” DesRevines – High School State Championship Coach, Trainer. Sharpshooters Basketball Academy – Charlotte, North Carolina

We here a Shoot-A-Way take so much pride in our lifetime partners and advocates, coaches. 37 years as the trusted leader in the industry will build you that kind of network of great coaches and advocates.I recently had the pleasure of working with Coach Deebo, a two time state champion turned trainer in the Charlotte...

Last Chance U

We are excited to announce our partnership with East Los Angeles College men's basketball team who is featured in the new series 'Last Chance U:Basketball' that is now streaming on Netflix. We had the opportunity to visit Head Coach, John Mosley, and the ELAC Huskies in November 2019 to see firsthand the power-house program he has...

Just Hoops 7

Posted on January 5, 2021 by Trent ScarbroughTranslating your skills from practice to the game is an extremely important part of being an efficient basketball player on the court. The most productive way to make that transition is to practice how you play and practice the shots you will see during a basketball game. This is why we created...

Next Play Mentality

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Matt LehmannYou made a mistake in a game, what is your next reaction as a player? Do you hang your head, jog back to the other end, complain to the ref, or show frustration (palms to the ceiling, punch the air)? One of the hardest things for any athlete is to move forward...

Going into Your First Year as a Head Coach, in 2020

Michael Powers - Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach, Seneca East High SchoolDecember 18th, 2020What’s it like stepping into your first head coaching job? For me, it started with the excitement. I’ve always know that I’ve wanted to become a head coach someday. When I got the phone call informing me that the position was mine, I...

Hope College

Tyler Haldeman - 12/14/2020Hope College, Holland Michigan. A Division III MIAA Championship Factory. Truly a program that built itself through hard work, repetition, and countless reps on The Gun!  Their collective championship speaks for itself – Since the year 2000 the women’s program has produced 12 outright MIAA Championships and 4 Co-Championships. The men’s Program has...

Keys to Finishing

Posted on December 10, 2020 by Drew SloneIn the game of basketball as players, we want to be efficient around the basket. The closer we are to the basket the higher percentage the shot. Competitive games are often won or lost by how well a team converts layups and finishes.Here are 4 keys to finishing around the rim:1. Eyes...

Understanding Your Role: “Do Your Job”

Posted on November 20, 2020 by Matt LehmannHow would you define your role on your team? Are you the primary ball handler, spot up shooter, lock down defender, hustle player, or the team leader? Everyone has a role that is extremely valuable in the success of their team. Once you figure out what that role is, it is your...

20 Killer Shooting Drills To Develop Into A Great Shooter

These best shooting drills for basketball practice enable you to amp things up and continuously strive to improve every aspect of their shooting ability.The panache of a basketball player reflects in his shooting abilities more than any other. As a result, basketball enthusiasts and buddying basketball players aim at being the best shooters because the associated...