Hornacek Shooting Drill

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This is a drill given to me by Raja Bell, then of the Utah Jazz. He learned it from Jeff Hornacek, one of the best shooters in the history of the NBA. We used it when Raja was recovering from a knee injury and we had to get him ready to play

It provides high repetitions and, when done properly, great conditioning in a very short period of time.

All sets are 10 shots. 2 sets are shot using that number of spots.

Starting with 7 spots, shooter starts in the right corner and runs from spot to spot and takes a shot from each spot. He continues until he takes 10 shots.

Shooter the takes 2 foul shots.

Shooter then takes 1 shot from each of the 7 spots, now starting from the left corner until he has taken 10 shots.

Shooter runs 2 sprints and then takes 2 foul shots.

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Shooter repeats the proccess using 6 spots, until he has taken 10 shots. The first time, starting in the right corner and taking 2 foul shots. Then starting from the left corner, running 2 sprints and taking 2 foul shots.

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Shooter repeats the proccess using 5 spots

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Shooter repeats the proccess using 4 spots

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When the drill is done, player has taken 100 shots, 20 foul shots and has run 10 sprints, in addition to running from spot to spot.

Don Kelbick

Coach Don Kelbick has had 27 years of coaching experience, 25 at the college level including 14 years as a head coach and 10 years as a Division I assistant including stops at Hofstra University, Marist College, Keene State College, and Florida International University. In 2 years as a high school coach, his teams produced 6 Division I players and was ranked #1 in Florida 28 out of a possible 34 weeks. In addition to coaching he has scouted for NBA teams, including the Knicks and the Hawks, and served as a general manager in the USBL.

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