The Turn Around Jump Shot in Basketball 
The Turn Around Jump Shot in Basketball
by eHow / Travis Corpening
Video Lecture 11 of 15
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Date Added: July 11, 2009

Lecture Description


In this video lesson, Basketball Instructor, Travis Corpening, teaches how to do the turn around jump shot, which is really hard to defend.



Video Transcript: TRAVIS CORPENING: "One other shot that Michael Jordon used to use and Kema Laguan used to use really effectively is called the turnaround jump shot. Actually when these guys use it they are pros so remember turnaround jump shot, when they do it is a turnaround fade away jump shot. So this is something you might want to practice as well but the turnaround jump shot basically for our purposes we are going to start here in the corner. If you are standing right here and you have got the ball, fed the ball, fed the ball and you've got the defensive men behind you, right. What you want to do is you want to fake, remember we talked about having the pivot foot, the pivot foot is important because you can only use it like this and once you establish it you can't move it, so this is your pivot foot. You are using the pivot foot, you back into the man, don't hit him because you don't want to foul, back into the man, spin back out and take the jump shot. There you go, but just like I said before, Colby Bryant, Michael Jordon, Kema Laguan, when they do this move it looks a little more like this, a fade away and then they get the shot. So however you want to do it, whatever is more effective, the fade away is probably more effective because if you have a man in the paint that is actually a little taller than you might want to sell that and fade away because it makes it harder for him to block and actually I used to use this move a lot this used to be one of my favorites because no one could block it. So there you have it, the turnaround jump shot."

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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