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Basketball Study Guide

• Shielding is when you place yourself in between the ball and your defender.
• A cross-over dribble is when you switch hands and slightly change direction while dribbling.
• Your head should be up and eyes should be looking out in front of you when dribbling a ball.
• A double dribble is when you dribble the ball pick it up than start dribbling again.
• When dribbling the ball use your finger pads should make contact with the ball.
• The approach for a lay-up shot should be at a 45 degree angle.
• When performing a bounce pass or chest pass, step forward with your non-dominant foot and use two hands to pass the ball forward, finishing with your fingers extending outward.
• Traveling is when you hold the basketball while moving.
• In regards to shooting a basketball, the acronym B.E.E.F. stands for

B- balance your body, bend your knees.
E- elbow in, hold the ball like a server holding a tray.
E- eyes on your target, the backboard and rim.
F-follow through and finish high.


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