Right-Handed Layup. Right-Handed Layup. In this video, a youth basketball coach takes the ball out of the equation as he teaches the footwork and technique for making a right-handed layup. This is an important shot for young players who are just learning how to play basketball. Coach: Bill Thom.
For right-handed layups, this is the right foot. For left-handed layups, this is the left foot. There are two important coaching points you should emphasize to players when you’re teaching them this step: (1) Long Step. We want players to gain distance with the first step, and a long step also helps with the second point… (2) Controlled
This video clip demonstrates the basics of learning a Lay Up using the right hand. Use the process on this video clip to teach your players the basic fundame...
Coming in from the left wing, you go under (beyond) the hoop and shoot a right-handed lay-up using the standard footwork for a right-handed lay-up (plant and jump off the left, inside foot, right leg comes up). This takes some practice. You have to learn to have an awareness of where you are under the basket.
As an option, run the drill with two balls. In addition to standard right and left-handed lay-ups, also get some reps on both sides doing reverse lay-ups and inside-hand lay-ups. Pointers: Dribble with the left hand for left-handed lay-ups, and the right hand for right-handed lay-ups. Passes should be bounce passes.
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Basketball Lay-Up 3-Step approach. The footwork is the trickiest part. So, let's start there. The lay-up basically involves a 3-step approach. For a right-handed lay-up, the pattern for your feet is left-right-left. Let's break it down... You don't need a ball yet. Step #1: Take one step. Starting on the block, take one step backward up the key.
1. Dribble close to the basket with your right hand. Since you're doing a right-handed layup, angle your approach toward the right side of the basket. You want to get close enough to have easy access to the basket, but not so close that you end up directly under it. Layups are often taken off of a running dribble.
KEYS TO SHOOTING LAYUP RIGHT-HANDED LAY-UP The shooter dribbles with their head up Approaches the basket from the right side Weight is on their left foot Basketball is released from the right hand The shooter uses the backboard The shooter makes a basket (2) LEFT-HANDED LAY-UP The shooter dribbles with their head up