Perfect for either the beginning basketball player or an experienced all-star, the Goalrilla G Trainer can help elevate your basketball game to a brand new level. Manufactured from reinforced and welded steel, the G Trainer uses a specially designed spring netting to return the basketball to you. The Goalrilla G Trainer is the ideal training tool for a busy high school coach or a student looking to kill some free time. Not needing another player, the G Trainer can be set up on any basketball court and allows a player to practice and perfect their game without a second person.… Read more »
As a coach or as a player, improving your skills and improving the different aspects of your game is an important step for any athlete. When you use the right training equipment, you will find it is much easier to improve the overall quality of your game. To help elevate your basketball practice sessions, utilize the Goalrilla G Trainer. The G Trainer is versatile and can be used for a series of single player or team drills. It is a great piece to add to any gym. From working on the chest pass to receiving the pass, the G Trainer… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Growing up, there wasn’t a street in town that didn’t have some garages with basketball hoops. They were those white fan-shaped backboards attached with a web of 2×4 planks (which caught every wayward ball). Most had the shooting square outlined with bright orange tape – that is, if the elements hadn’t deteriorated the tape or faded it so badly you couldn’t really see it. Those basketball hoops were for the casual players – the groups of kids in pick-up games. The kids who were really serious about basketball were seldom seen playing – maybe practicing a few free throws. I… Read more »
One of the questions we get a lot here at the Basketball Goal Store is about the adjustability feature on the Goalrilla Basketball Goals we offer. People ask why the Goalrilla Goal adjusts specifically from 7.5 to 10-feet. There are several products out there on the market that adjust downward to 6-feet – and even a few more that go to 5-feet. Safety is always first with Goalrilla Basketball Goals ASTM standards for adjustable basketball systems prohibit adjustments lower than 7.5-feet for customer safety. Serious injury to the mouth and teeth can happen if teeth or braces get caught in… Read more »
Here at the Basketball Goal Store, we know we provide quality basketball hoops that bring families together on the court.
But I’ll tell you, it really makes our day when we get positive feedback from our customers!
Usually we hear how much the family has enjoyed spending time together on their home court beneath the Goalrilla Goal
Here it is, spring in Indiana (yes, one of the hotbeds of basketball fever) and that means wind. It blows across the fields like it has to be somewhere right now.
What it does, right now, is blow a lot of things around. And today I saw a great big ouch! Big enough to make me cringe.
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For hoop aficionados, every day is a great day to talk about basketball. And it’s always a great time to start a blog, but right now is an especially great time to start a blog about basketball!
Because it’s at this time of year, the talk moves into a more frenzied kind of conversation. We are, after all, gearing up for March