Hook Shot

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The Hook Shot is a versatile post move that allows an offensive player to maintain space from the post defender.

Tips on the Hook Shot

Hook shot tips posted from Coach Mike Dunlap that are great starting points to understanding the basics of the move.

  • Elbow locked out
  • Bicep to ear
  • "A Wrist Shot"
  • Off arm @ 90 degrees
  • Chin to shoulder - see the target
  • Release ball - 12 o'clock
  • Lead foot points sideline - unlocks the hip

Two Types of Hook Shot

  • 2 Foot Power Hook - Better balance & strength
  • 1 Legged Hook - Quicker release