The Secrets To Steph Curry's Shooting Mechanics

  • Published: 17 October 2016
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  • Jared Cross
    Jared Cross  3 days back

    I went to the court i made 56 baskets

    • Rhey Jhey
      Rhey Jhey  3 days back

      1.7M wannabe shooters..

    • derozanfan10
      derozanfan10  4 days back

      3:11 Look at Bogut lol

      • Mike Simmons
        Mike Simmons  1 weeks back

        Great he is. Wonderful to watch.

        • roweda escueta
          roweda escueta  2 weeks back

          I shoot like him but....

          The balls too heavy

          • Youtube aholic
            Youtube aholic  2 weeks back

            I got it

            • formeyousee
              formeyousee  3 weeks back

              Curry:after watching this video: "Oh, that's what I be doing?"

              • Jackie Clark
                Jackie Clark  3 weeks back

                My cuz Ian is in this clip! 😂 I wish he was still on the team

                • A Day With Ty
                  A Day With Ty  3 weeks back

                  Why he sound like dj vlad

                  • Alfonso Leal
                    Alfonso Leal  4 weeks back

                    Don’t try to recreate his shot or be just like him just take things he does and put it to what you do remember we have players like these to learn from

                    • Mark Medlock
                      Mark Medlock  4 weeks back

                      Okay I get it now

                      • Mark Medlock
                        Mark Medlock  4 weeks back

                        That true 💯💯💯💯

                        • Brian Walker
                          Brian Walker  1 months back

                          Thanks to "I love basketball" I am checking out your channel.

                          • Nakul Vijay
                            Nakul Vijay  1 months back

                            The people steph works with makes workout shirts to maximize movement of arms, and they have also developed a science behind it

                            • tech turner
                              tech turner  1 months back

                              Ray Allen better than him

                              • Trevor Smith
                                Trevor Smith  1 months back


                                • Robert Tallafer
                                  Robert Tallafer  1 months back

                                  There are two more points you may not be aware of:
                                  1. He hooks his feet on the ground by firing his hip flexors. This allows him to transfer more hurling power into the ball and prevent rotation at the hips keeping himself stable allowing him to hurl the ball in whatever direction he wants stably.

                                  2. He releases on the drop. In my opinion Curry’s shot has two phases, the elevation phase where he accelerates the ball up, and the drop release phase where he sends extra leftover force into the ball using the stability given to him by gravity on his way down just like a regular two motion jumpshot.

                                  • TIMOTHE LUWAWU-CABARROT
                                    TIMOTHE LUWAWU-CABARROT  1 months back

                                    Thats how I shoot I always nock down threes for my team

                                    • MC Adams
                                      MC Adams  1 months back

                                      This is the best breakdown I have seen on Steph imo. Thank you for making this, it's been a great help.

                                      • Xtian
                                        Xtian  1 months back

                                        3:13 ~ the dip ( don’t mind this I just come back to this part every now and then)

                                        • Louie Zhao
                                          Louie Zhao  2 months back

                                          This was so helpful.

                                          • SLiX
                                            SLiX  2 months back

                                            Could you do this analysis with Bradley Beal's shooting form?

                                            • Zekonburst
                                              Zekonburst  2 months back

                                              when he got the ball and shoots it he uses his left thumb of left hand and push it, it makes it slow down and perfectly shoot the ball, i tried this method it actually worked I rematched the trashtalker who was good but now bad cause even if he contest my shot it will still go on the ring and score.

                                              • Janrey Buocan
                                                Janrey Buocan  2 months back


                                                • F r e e that spells free
                                                  F r e e that spells free  2 months back

                                                  that feet thing where you angle them at 10 o'clock actually kinda worked for me when I went and started shooting in my backyard

                                                  • JUDY LABINE
                                                    JUDY LABINE  2 months back


                                                    • Tyler Nicholls
                                                      Tyler Nicholls  2 months back

                                                      thx i can shoot like u now stephen curry

                                                    • astrotony
                                                      astrotony  2 months back

                                                      4:01 how does he not hit his eye?

                                                      • Troyzswagger
                                                        Troyzswagger  2 months back

                                                        He has been shooting since he was like 2 its not impressive

                                                        • sonic slaughter
                                                          sonic slaughter  2 months back

                                                          To me, the way he catches or picks up the ball and minimizes the dip are the most important factors in making him a deadly shooter.

                                                          • Liberato Galarion
                                                            Liberato Galarion  2 months back

                                                            That’s his talent and can’t be analysed by his movement and body gestures. Even if he’s lying down the floor he can still make a shot if he wants to.

                                                            • Christian Fleming
                                                              Christian Fleming  2 months back

                                                              im 10

                                                              • Amit Chanoch
                                                                Amit Chanoch  2 months back

                                                                Practiced the form and swished everything

                                                                • Mcplayz Games
                                                                  Mcplayz Games  2 months back

                                                                  I thought he said the term the firsttime

                                                                  • Random Guy
                                                                    Random Guy  2 months back


                                                                    • zeokenX
                                                                      zeokenX  2 months back

                                                                      He shoots with two hands and locked ankles..

                                                                      • Matt Santos
                                                                        Matt Santos  2 months back

                                                                        Markelle Futlz should check this this out

                                                                        • Malik Mashfej
                                                                          Malik Mashfej  3 months back

                                                                          It's all in the wrist

                                                                          • E C
                                                                            E C  3 months back

                                                                            Malik Mashfej it’s the whole body and timing.

                                                                        • Josh Shelton
                                                                          Josh Shelton  3 months back

                                                                          Shooting form is largely subjective. I shot semi two-handed from the top of my head most of my life, and was always a good shooter. As soon as I would try to imitate Curry or Jordan or anybody else, I would be lucky to hit 20-30%. What feels best for you, probably IS best for you.

                                                                          • Archangel_BBaller
                                                                            Archangel_BBaller  3 months back

                                                                            His shot is wet

                                                                            • blank
                                                                              blank  3 months back

                                                                              what is his finger release?

                                                                              • Wait Hol up-_
                                                                                Wait Hol up-_  3 months back

                                                                                This helped me very much

                                                                                • GenuineJoe
                                                                                  GenuineJoe  3 months back

                                                                                  The reason his eyes go to the ball immediately after shooting is so he knows if it's going in or not. If you are any good at a sport like that, you can tell if it's good or not just by the feel and look. This is supported by the times he dances before sinking the shot. Pretty sure that was common sense but somehow missed your analysis.

                                                                                  • Mr. Yoka
                                                                                    Mr. Yoka  3 months back

                                                                                    Time stamps anyone?

                                                                                    • Peter Ferentinos
                                                                                      Peter Ferentinos  3 months back

                                                                                      This helped me

                                                                                      • Tyshawn
                                                                                        Tyshawn  3 months back


                                                                                        • mrzack888
                                                                                          mrzack888  3 months back

                                                                                          gotta create tension first in that initial cocking the ball load up phase before the release movement. Create tension in the feet and glute and especially the stomach core area. By bending over a bit and bringing the ball near to your body you create that tension.

                                                                                          • Jeremy is Me
                                                                                            Jeremy is Me  3 months back

                                                                                            Litterally the day before I watched this I Shot 10 threes Airballed three the others hit the top of the board and Bricked