What are basics? What's use? How to lay a good foundation?
If you think about it, any problems we face on court can be explained by fact that basic skills are not solid, or foundation is not laid. Even emotional and mental problems, such as stress during intense competition, such as anxiety when falling behind, have something to do with the foundation.
What is foundation, this is simplest, but most necessary, and this is also most easily forgotten by people. Ridiculous mistakes such as missing an empty basket at basket, passing ball, passing by a defender, etc. directly use body as a platform for reflecting what you did in training. And a person with a very solid foundation can easily handle everything on court, most basic reason is that he has done or supposed to do these things and is ready for them. With strong defensive pressure, movement can be guaranteed to stay same. When physical fitness reaches limit, foundation laid by years of training can still shoot free throws consistently, and even when game falls behind, there will still be a steady mentality. The key to all these victories is precisely to hone simplest movements over and over again in training. Because at last moment of game on court after dribbling under crotch, there is no rollback, and some just dribble and shoot, you will find that basketball has returned to its simplest state.
By way, image that pops up in your head should be appearance of you sweating profusely on training ground, image should be repetitive shooting, boring and laborious dribbling back and forth, and later you will think about killing . look at quartet in game. In your mind, you understand importance of basics and train yourself, but don't forget that moment you enter court, practice or play has already begun, catch ball, three threats, and then choose to practice pass. or dribbling or shooting, still facing wall to reinforce how to get ball steadily. Every movement is hardened to be unbreakable while at same time mindset confirms how to face each unknown challenge as it comes.
And in this kind of training, you need an opponent. Imagine that he is doing everything possible in your mind to prevent you from practicing catching, dribbling, passing and shooting. Fuck or dirty tricks, beat him like that. After that, he will call three to five assistants, imagine where they will appear, what additional defense, what auxiliary defense and what zone defense you will have, but you will not be discouraged, and you will still feel like a fish in water. Then imagine how your teammates will help you, and where they will appear to play pick and roll for you. They are of different levels, but if you do not give up and give up, you will lead your team to victory in all victories . And laying a solid foundation in training will make you more confident in face of all difficulties. The reason is very simple. You watched this episode, and I know your movements, including your thoughts.
Work hard or regret regret, which is more painful - slogan of Celtic team
May 14, 2023