How To Improve Free Throw Accuracy
REMEDY for distance inaccuracy – long/short
1. Simplify the shot by shortening the stroke. Start the ball above the head instead of out in front of the
2. Make 10 in a row with eyes open and THEN, make at least 7 of 10 with eyes shut. Eyes
shut creates great confidence.
3. Simulate game conditions: attempt only two shots – reset – attempt another two shots, etc.
REMEDY for left/right inaccuracy
1. Use the SHOOTING STRAP.
2. Place a narrow band of white tape between the two joints of the two shooting fingers. This makes it easier to see them after you shoot. Freeze the follow-through and check your two shooting fingers. Make sure they end in a vertical plane – not angling in or out.