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In this video, you will learn how to shoot a lay up, a running shot often used in basketball games.Need more help with lay ups? Help is at hand! Simply check...
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“A layup is the action of a player dribbling towards the hoop, taking two steps, and then laying the basketball into the hoop off the backboard.” For a traditional layup — this is correct. With that said… There are MANY variations of a layup (I’ll share 7 of them with you later in this article) and no two in-game layups are identical.
Conclusion. “A layup in basketball is a two-point shot attempt made by leaping from below, laying the ball up near the basket, and using one hand to bounce it off the backboard and into the basket. The motion and one-handed reach distinguish it from a jump shot. The layup is considered the most basic shot in basketball.
On the command, “Step Back,” players step back with their left foot so it is extended straight back and the right foot is forward. On the command, “Step,” players step forward with their left leg. Follow the, “Step,” command with, “Drive,” and, “Shot,” in cadence, to create the rhythm for taking an active lay-up.
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.
The vertical jump is an essential fundamental skill that most children learn at a young age and is an important factor in executing an effective basketball lay up. This is because it places you in the perfect position to be able to lay the ball. The body movement must also be transferred upward, instead of forward.
In the layup shot the player runs towards the basket while dribbling the ball in their right hand, they then place their right foot followed by their left and take off, releasing the ball towards the basket by completely extending their shooting arm (Sandeep & Bhardwaj, 2011). The layup is considered one of the more basic shots in basketball.
This law of motion is applied in basketball when the players run up and down the court. When a player runs across the court they put force on the court floor. The court floor has to much mass for the player to move it so the force travels back to the player and propels them forward