Setting Screens in Basketball 
Setting Screens in Basketball
by eHow / Travis Corpening
Video Lecture 8 of 15
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Date Added: July 11, 2009

Lecture Description


In this video lesson, Basketball Instructor, Travis Corpening, teaches how to set a screen. This is a skill every player should have.



Video Transcript:
TRAVIS CORPENING: "I talked about, a little bit about the V cut as a way to get open. Well, another way you can use that's more basic, another way you can get open is setting, for about people setting screens, or you setting screens. Here, in order to get open off the screen there's several different ways you can do it but, in our example: we're going to use, have a man on the elbow, that's this part of the court right here, right here beside the free throw line. We're going to take this man right here, he's on the, he's on the corner and we're on the same team. We're coming down court, he's going to set the screen for me, I'm going to walk my man down just like we did on the V cut, walk my man down just like I'm coming down here, down here into the paint. But, what I do is - right here I break so that he, actually right there gets caught on my screen, on my mans screen. So, I rub shoulders and that's what you've got to do when you're, ever you're setting the screen. The guy that's got the ball and the man that's using, that's using, the man that's using the screen and the man that's setting it. You've got to rub shoulders, you rub shoulders so that the defense can't get in between you and him. So, when we do it, step down a little bit this way, right there, right there. When we do it, I come down, I sell it and then I break out like this rubbing shoulders with him so that I'm open to either catch the ball or I can use it as a curl which is actually another move, as a curl which means- I come down here, rub shoulders and curl inside to catch the ball and the defense has no idea what's going on. So, there you have it using screens."

Course Index

Course Description


In this course, Basketball Instructor Travis Corpening gives 15 easy video lessons on Advanced Basketball Techniques. In this video series on basketball, expert Travis Corpening will teach you about advanced basketball techniques. He'll teach you how to perfect your crossover dribble, do a shot fake, jump stop, ball fakes, and the no look and behind the back pass. He'll talk about v-cuts, setting screens, spin moves, dribbling with your knees, and the turn around jump shot. He'll even tell you how to do a 360 dunk, a one and two handed alley oop pass, and even how to pass the ball to yourself.

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