If you want to improve your basketball shooting, be more confident when you shoot, or just be more mentally tough, then I can help. Using the principles, concepts, and tools that I teach and are found in my book, Becoming a Zen-Sational Basketball Shooter will be very important for you to learn. You will have […]
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Three Mistakes Basketball Shooters Make
by David Ranney Big Mistake #3, #2: NOT USING THE CORRECT TECHNIQUE Okay, I lied. There is just one mistake here but you get to choose the one solution that you like best. For some reason or other, most basketball shooters don’t seem to be very interested in discovering powerful and better ways to shoot. […]
Is Your Basketball Game Actually Improving?
Is your basketball game actually improving? This is a good question, isn’t it? So, how do you know? Does your coach tell you or maybe your Dad says you are doing better. But, do they really know for sure? And, how much have you improved? How do you tell? If you are a coach, how […]
Playing in a Zen State
As you may know, I have published 3 books dealing with Zen tennis, Zen baseball and Zen basketball. So, what is this Zen stuff all about? The word Zen is from the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese word Chán (?), which can be approximately translated as “meditation” or “meditative state.” OK, everyone knows you must […]
The #1 Basketball Shooting Secret
OK, I lied. This may not be #1 on the list, but this basketball shooting fundamental is one that is never taught by anyone else and it is an extremely important skill to master. And, yes, there are other important basketball shooting techniques that will lead you to excellent basketball shooting. These and more you […]
25% Discount on my Books
I am really excited about my new website PurePerformanceSports.com. As you may know, I have published four books: Tennis: Play the Mental Game, Playing Zen-Sational Tennis, Becoming a Zen-Sational Basketball Shooter, & Playing Zen-Sational Baseball. All of these books focus on how to play better using powerful mental techniques I have developed. Using them will […]
3 Basketball Shooting Mistakes Most Players Make
Big Mistake #3, #2: NOT USING THE CORRECT TECHNIQUE Okay, I lied. There is just one mistake here but you get to choose the one solution that you like best. For some reason or other, most basketball shooters don’t seem to be very interested in discovering powerful and better ways to shoot. They just continue […]
A Surprising and Dramatic Results To A Little Known Technique!
When I was at a Western Washington Men’s basketball varsity practice one year, I met a player who was red shirting because he was recovering from a knee injury. As I was watching him shoot, I noticed that he held his breath when he shot. It turned out that this player was the son of […]