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

Drew Brees Reveals the Secret Skill That Makes Alvin Kamara So Hard to Tackle

Trying to tackle Alvin Kamara is an exercise in futility. The New Orleans Saints rookie is the Houdini of halfbacks, sporting a remarkable ability ...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Protect the Puck Like Sidney Crosby

Protecting the puck is one of the most important skills a young hockey player needs to learn. But many make the mistake of focusing their practice tim...

By: Andy Haley

Luke Walton Is Now Requiring Lakers Players to Make 100 3-Pointers After Every Practice

The Los Angeles Lakers are tossing up a whole lot of bricks right now. As a team, the Lakers are shooting 28.8% from 3-point range—by far the low...

By: Brandon Hall

The Lethal Pass-Rush Move That Fueled Adrian Clayborn's Historic Six-Sack Game

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn entered yesterday's game against the Dallas Cowboys with 22.5 career sacks. He finished the game with 28...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Josh Norman Takes a Soccer Ball With Him Everywhere (and How It's Making Him a Better Cornerback)

A soccer ball might hold the key to the Washington Redskins' playoff hopes. Josh Norman, the team's Pro Bowl cornerback, can almost never be spotte...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Sports Skills

The Quarterback Retreat: An Inside Look at One of The World's Most Prestigious QB Training Camps

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual two-day camp features some of the nation's best college signal-callers tutoring the next generation of QBs.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: Offseason Improvement

Some of the nation's top college QBs discuss their offseason improvements at Steve Clarkson's annual Quarterback Retreat.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: The Importance of Footwork

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson stresses the importance of good footwork, a message which has resonated with several of his high-profile students.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: QB Camaraderie

Top college QBs Josh Rosen, Tate Martell and Wilton Speight explain the camaraderie they feel at quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual QB Retreat.

NFL Safety Tavon Wilson's Versatility Gives Him an Edge Over His Opponents

Watch NFL safety Tavon Wilson practice his coverage skills in the offseason, and learn how he works to become a better player on the field.