In this basketball drill, the offensive player is going to work on head fakes and will take a single dribble to the left for the three pointer. To execute this drill correctly, the basketball player will alternate between their left and right for the three point jump shot. The offensive player will start at the left wing and the Trainer will be setup at the right wing. The player will take a couple dribbles towards the Goalrilla G Trainer and will deliver a chest pass. Once the pass is received, the player will be a few dribbles above the three… Read more »

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This basketball drill incorporates the chest pass, ball fake, and dribble/drive to the basketball hoop. It is a simple half court drill that helps the offensive player focus on all aspects of their offensive play. The basketball drill makes the player practice their ball fake, while keeping the pivot foot planted. The drill not only works the offensive skill set, but also forces the player to think quickly on their feet, which is what has to be done in game time situations. To work the drill, the Goalrilla G Trainer will be set up at one wing, level with the… Read more »

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With the Goalrilla Basketball Hoop positioned at the low post (directly below the basket), you are going to set yourself up at the wing. A bounce pass will be delivered down to the post and you will re-position (either left or right of the original start spot) to receive the pass back and pop up for the jump shot. A post or other tall item should be set up in front of you (you can set up with another player as the defender) in order to simulate live game action as you are delivering the pass down to the post… Read more »

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This basketball drill focuses on several training and timing skill sets. The Goalrilla G trainer is going to be set up at about half court and both players will start under the rim facing it. The first player will dribble towards the Goalrilla G Trainer and make a chest pass at about the free throw line. Once the pass is received back from the trainer, an immediate reverse sweep (going left or right), followed by one dribble to the mid range jump shot position will be performed. The second player should begin to execute the play once the first individual… Read more »

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In this basketball drill video, players will work on a half court setting and have the Goalrilla G trainer set up at about half court (several feet above the key). When beginning the drill, players will start off directly beneath the Goalrilla Goal facing the Goalrilla G Trainer and will dribble up towards the free throw line and will then execute a chest pass. As the pass is being made, the player will keep running towards the trainer and will receive the pass at about the three point line. Once they receive the pass, they will immediately make a reverse… Read more »

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In this basketball drill, players are going to go through a fluid, simple motion with the Goalrilla G Trainer. Setting the trainer up at the left or right end of the court, the player is going to be positioned at the opposite end and will dribble towards the trainer. Taking three to five dribbles and making the chest pass from a few feet before reaching the middle of the key, the ball will rebound off the G Trainer. The player will continually approach the trainer and catch the pass at about the middle of the key. From there, they will… Read more »

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The Goalrilla G Trainer can be used to increase your fundamental approach to defensive basketball using the pass and slide drill. Setting the G Trainer up near the free throw line and placing it at about a 45 degree angle will allow the ball to come back quickly as you move laterally back and forth under the Goalrilla basketball goal. Place two cones on either side of the paint so your peripheral vision will keep you in the box. Using a quick chest high pass, throw the basketball at the Goalrilla G Trainer and slide your body laterally to the… Read more »

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In this video, basketball players are going to have set basketball goals of improving on their chest pass skills. By placing the Goalrilla G Trainer below the basketball goal, and standing at the free throw line (up to the 3 point line), players are going to use two basketballs, and are going to work on speed passing, chest passing, strength, and coordination. With a continual flow, fast pace, and non stop movement, not only does this provide a great cardio workout while using the G Trainer, it is also going to allow players to work on perfecting the chest pass,… Read more »

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As a coach or an individual athlete, the Goalrilla Basketball Goals are going to help you do basketball drills, whether working out in a team session, or in an individual setting. When using the Goalrilla G Trainer, players are going to be able to cut back on the time they are working on drills, and are going to be able to perform more drills properly, since they do not have to worry about any distractions when they are practicing. In this training video using Goalrilla Basketball Goals, the player will have the G Trainer set up under one basket, and… Read more »

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The Goalrilla G Trainer is an excellent tool to assist in the practice of the basketball outlet and finish drill. The drill is used to simulate a steal and a fast break, or an outlet pass under the basketball goal. By placing the G Trainer near half-court and setting it at a steep angle, the practice player can use the Goalrilla G Trainer’s awesome flexibility to execute this drill. Using an overhand soccer-style pass, the player must bounce the basketball off of the Goalrilla G Trainer and run towards the hoop as the rebounded ball heads towards the basketball goal.… Read more »

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The Goalrilla G Trainer is an excellent tool to assist in the practice of the basketball outlet and finish drill. The basketball drill is used to simulate a steal and a fast break, or an outlet pass under the basketball goal. By placing the G Trainer near half-court and setting it at a steep angle, the practice player can use the Goalrilla G Trainer’s awesome flexibility to execute this drill. Using an overhand soccer-style pass, the player must bounce the basketball off of the G Trainer and run towards the basketball hoop as the rebounded ball heads for the basket.… Read more »

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During any practice session, free throws are an integral part of practice. By using Goarilla Basketball Goals and the Goalrilla G Trainer to practice free throws, it enhances the amount and quality of the shots you can take. It also allows you to take more shots in a set period of time. The video set shows that players can increase the number of free throws taken by 38% when using the G Trainer, as opposed to having to get their own rebounds during practice. This is not only going to cut the time it takes for each player to get… Read more »

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Goalrilla is among the world’s leading organizations that make equipment like basketball hoops and goals. The company is among the industry leaders because they know how to build systems that will hold firm under any rigorous play. The Goalrilla basketball goal systems are highly adjustable systems that let users change them according to their desired play style. The basketball goals also offer safety and impressive build quality. This is due to the thickness of the materials used, along with the features included and the sizes of the goals. All the goals that Goalrilla makes conform to the standards set by… Read more »

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Training for any sport is very difficult and most of the time you will be required to consider either expensive subscriptions or travel long distances until you’ll get to the nearest sports field and start your training there. However, with the Goalrilla G Trainer this will no longer be the case and when you realize just how much it can help out with your training; you will wonder how you made it without this wonderful piece of equipment. From the welded steel frame to the rebound netting, the Goalrilla G Trainer is built so solid that it will withstand any… Read more »

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When practicing full court transitions, the Goalrilla G Trainer and video series will give players a full range of movements and motions to go through. In the video, players are going to work going up court from one baseline to the other, using the Goalrilla G Trainer to help them work on several basketball skills. From the three point jump shot to the 12 to 15 foot mid range jumper, players are getting a full workout. In the training video, using the Goalrilla G Trainer, basketball players will learn how to: – Dribble and cross dribble, using the full court… Read more »

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In this video, the Goalrilla G Trainer goal is used between two players that are focusing on both defense and offensive skills. In the lower stance, and circling around one another, players are practicing the shuffle motion for proper defense, and quick paced movement that is expected during a basketball game. With the chest pass drills, basketball players are also working on offensive drills with this passing session, as they are working on both delivery of the ball, and on receiving a pass when they are moving at a quick pace, and might be confronted by a defensive player on… Read more »

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Oh yeah, we might whine about it. We might bite our fingernails or hyperventilate or accidentally spill the popcorn as we either cover our eyes to avoid disappointment or jump from the bench to celebrate. We go on and on about how nerve wracking it is, but we all know the truth- diehard basketball fans live for a close game. Our hearts nearly beat out of our chests when we are lucky enough to be part of the crowd, in a suspense-filled auditorium, where the loud speaker squawks about the game going into overtime. That’s right- it can be only… Read more »

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You know the score. Broad-shouldered, stoutly built guys are expected to play football. Tall, lanky guys are expected to play basketball.  If your body happens to stretch past six feet, you are likely being stocked by family members and school coaches. If you’re the athlete who doesn’t have long legs- say you aren’t even close to being six feet tall- don’t think you aren’t allowed on the basketball court. History shows us here at the Basketball Goal Store that you don’t necessarily have to be the athlete who towers over everyone, you have to be the athlete with amazing skill… Read more »

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Even people who aren’t exactly crazy about basketball (are there really people in the world who don’t love the game?) are crazy about the funny team companions. They dance. They shoot hoops. They interact with the crowd, make fans laugh and ham it up for photographers. And no, we are not talking about the referees! We’re talking about a basketball team’s beloved mascot. We can trace the word to hundreds of years ago when it was used as French slang to describe a lucky charm for a gambler. When George Preston Marshall took on the Boston Braves franchise in 1932,… Read more »

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We all know how the country’s economic squeeze continues to affect our schools and extracurricular programs. We also know how important extracurricular activities are for students of all ages and abilities. The game of basketball is as American as apple pie and, thanks to the versatility of Goalrilla Basketball Goals, can be played by the tiniest basketball enthusiasts. But no matter the age of the athlete, this game offers many opportunities, such as developing physical strength and endurance. Because basketball is also a game of strategy, it teaches players to be observant, to anticipate, to think quickly and act fast.… Read more »

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