By Tom Sadler
Coach Sadler shares his thoughts on how footwork underpins player development...
Having good footwork is critical to maximise your game and development as a basketball player. Your footwork will allow you to create both passing and scoring angles even after you have picked up your dribble.
Footwork is especially important for younger players and needs to be constantly worked on either off the catch or on the pick-up of the dribble.
The two following types of foot work techniques are time-tested and essential to enhancing player development:
Most top coaches understand that the best players in the history of basketball have all utilized proper footwork to gain an edge over opponents. You should be no different!