Sports Skills

Each sport requires athletes to master specific skills—for example, shooting in basketball, footwork in soccer, batting in softball. Perfecting these skills requires learning the skill techniques and repeatedly performing drills to commit them to muscle memory. Learn the best skill-building techniques and drills from top coaches and athletes.

Latest in Sports Skills

3 Surefire Methods for Increasing Your Shooting Percentage

You already know how to shoot. You've mastered your basic form and have gotten comfortable with utilizing it during games. But your shooting percen...

Pete Rose's 6 Tips for Breaking out of a Slump

Ted Williams once said that hitting a baseball is the most difficult thing to do in sports. Pete Rose made it look effortless. Rose's 4,256 care...

Italian Soccer Team Shares Ingenious Drills for Training Keepers to Save Deflections

Deflections are a goalkeeper's worst nightmare. They think they have a bead on the ball, only to have it re-direct off an attacker or their own def...

Soccer Pro Kristen Hamilton Reveals Two Simple Ways Young Players Can Improve Their Games

Kristen Hamilton is elite. The 26-year-old forward was a first-team All-American at the University of Denver, and she's also the school's all-time ...

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

Corey Kluber Reveals The Trick He Uses to Neutralize Speedy Base Stealers

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber reveals the strategy he uses to help prevent opposing runners from stealing bases.

The Simple Cue That Keeps Corey Kluber’s Mechanics Picture Perfect

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber discusses how preventing unnecessary head movement during his delivery helps him dial in his velocity and command.

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team 'Circle' Drill

The U.S. Women's National Soccer team utilizes this "Monkey in the Middle" type game to develop technical skills under pressure and encourage creativity.

The 15 Winter Olympic Sports

A quick overview of the events you'll see during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

3-Point Shooting Drills with Maya Moore

2014 WNBA MVP Maya Moore shows you the 3-point shooting drills that make her more accurate and better conditioned.