Reverse Pivot

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Break down of a Front Pivot vs a Reverse Pivot

A Reverse Pivot is when a player uses their non-pivot foot to rotate in the opposite direction by swinging the foot backwards instead of forwards. This is often known as "opening/squaring up". This is used to create space for an offensive player who has a defensive player between them and the basket to allow for a drive or shot attempt.

Demonstration of the use of the Reverse Pivot by "Shot Mechanics" http://www.shotmechanics.com

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