Are you tired of losing points while you rush to the net? Are you deathly afraid of
no-man’s land? Does the term split make you cringe as you think about stretching somewhere that you might have been neglecting?
Well, it’s time to learn about the “split step”, if it’s not a solid foundation of your game. You’re going to win more points as you approach the net, you’ll stop fearing
no-man’s land, and it really doesn’t take any extra flexibility.
I’ll leave it to Coach Mo in the video to explain below, but it’s a simple concept that every player can benefit from. Stop blindly rushing the net and earn your way forward. I promise your shots and your game will greatly improve with this simple change in focus.
Be sure to check out the other Tips of the Week if you’ve missed them or if you need to knock of some rust. We’ve covered some great tips on ways to improve your dinking, to improve your preparation, and to improve your reset shots.
Let me know your thoughts and questions in the comment section below. Additionally, let me know if there is a topic you’d like covered in an upcoming Tip of the Week.