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Shooting Line to Become a Straight Shooter

By Nathan Edick, Just Hoops In order to become a great shooter, you must become a straight shooter first. From your shooting pocket you must move the basketball along your shooting line to eliminate any rounded or wasted movements. Your shooting line consists of: 1). Lead Foot 2). Lead Hip 3). Elbow 4). Shoulder 5). Wrist A vertical/straight line must connect to all...

What Coaches Will Be Looking For During Tryouts

Written by Trent Scarbrough, Just Hoops As a former coach’s son I had the opportunity to dig into a coach’s mind daily, and figure out what coaches are looking for in their players. Coaches want high character players. The characteristics and actions below are attributes that have nothing to do with skill or talent that you have...

Fowler High School – Coach Nate Goerge

Huge congratulations from everyone here at Shoot-A-Way to Coach Goerge and the Fowler Eagles on a Division 4 State Championship in the state of Michigan! The Eagles brought home the hardware after an impressive showing in East Lansing knocking off Bellaire 54-20! Coach has had a Gun in his program for the last 11 years and attributes...

The Game Has Changed

Flashback to the 2001-2002 NBA season, 5 of the top 10 scorers in the league made themselves a living with mid-range jumpers and strong finishes in the post. The other 5 in the top 10 were pure scorers with unlimited range. Scoring back then was balanced from the post to beyond the three point line. Now let’s...

Union High School – Coach Zack Moore

We here at Shoot-A-Way want to send a huge congratulations out to Coach Zack Moore and the Union Bears on their Class 2 State Title in Virginia! The Bears went 15-3 on their way to the state title game and then won it all with a dominate performance with a final score of 62-47. Coach Moore's...

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...

Generational Shooting Improvement – Darren Jackson – Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, North Salinas High School

Since I started my position here at Shoot-A-Way, the one of the things that has continuously amazed me about our products are the countless stories and testimonials from our most experienced coaches on the impact and longevity of our machines. Below is a quote from Coach Darren Jackson. Darren and I had an opportunity to talk about...

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 Scarbrough Translating 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...