The Finishing Academy

Are you having trouble finishing around the rim or in the paint? Don’t worry. Our Finishing Academy has you covered!

The finishing academy is a full curriculum covering all the details on how to be a better finisher. There are multiple drills, film studies and concepts inside this curriculum that will help you finish around elite shot blockers.
  • How to develop touch around the rim.

  • How to raise your percentage in the paint

  • How to finish against big shot blockers

  • Mastering your footwork in the paint

  • How to Use Contact to create space

  • How to manipulate the ball on pickups

The Finishing Guide

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome to The Finishing Academy

  • 2

    Understanding Your Hands around the Basket

    • Under Hand Finger Roll

    • Under Hand Floaters

    • Under Hand Cross Body

    • Side Hand Spins

    • Side Hand Finger Rolls

    • Over Hand Shots and Floaters

  • 3

    Mastering Your Pick Ups

    • Two Hand Extension Pickup

    • 2 Hand Low Pickup (Kill Pickup)

  • 4

    First Step Finish

    • First Step Finish | Summary

    • First Step Finish | NBA Example 1

    • Step Through Finish | NBA Example

    • First Step Finish | Breakdown

    • First Step Finish | Drill 1

    • First Step Finish | Challenge

    • First Step Finish Explanation

    • First Step Finish Runner Drill

    • First Step into Underhand Finish Drill

    • First Step Side Hand Finish Drill

  • 5

    Second Step Finish

    • Second Step Finish | Summary

    • Second Step Finish | NBA Example

    • Second Step Finish | Breakdown

    • Second Step Finish with Side Hand Drill

    • Second Step Finish Nudge with Leaner Drill

    • Second Step Reverse Finish Drill

    • Second Step Finish Challenge: Time to beat 42 Seconds

  • 6

    Euro Step

    • Euro Step | NBA Example

    • Euro Step Reverse Drill

    • Push Euro Drill Breakdown Drill

    • Push Euro Step Drill

    • Euro Step | Challenge

  • 7

    Floater

    • Floater | NBA Example

    • Floater | Breakdown + Drill

    • Floater | Challenge

  • 8

    Runner

    • Runner | Summary

    • Runner | NBA Example

    • Runner | Breakdown

    • First Step Runner Drill

    • Cross Body Runner Drill

    • Midline Runner Challenge. Time to Beat 40 Seconds

    • Runner | Challenge Time to beat 19.2 Seconds

  • 9

    Power Finish

    • Power Finish | Summary

    • Power Finish | NBA Example 1

    • Power Finish | NBA Example 2

    • Power Finish | NBA Example 3

    • Power Finish | Breakdown

    • Power Finish | Drill 1

    • Power Finish | Drill 2

    • Power Finish | Challenge

  • 10

    Swing Step

    • Swing Step | Summary

    • Swing Step | NBA Example

    • Swing Step | Breakdown

    • Swing Step | Drill 1

    • Swing Step | Drill 2

    • Swing Step | Drill 3

    • Swing Step | Challenge

  • 11

    Veer

    • Veer | Summary

    • Veer | NBA Example

    • Veer Finish Drill Breakdown

    • Veer Finish Drill

    • 2 Dribble Veer Finish Drill

    • Veer | Challenge

  • 12

    Low Pick Ups

    • Stationary Low Pickups Inside Foot Finish Drill

    • Stationary Low Pick Ups Outside Foot Finish

    • Stationary Low Pick Up Extensions

    • 1 Dribble Low Pickup Finish Drill

    • Low Pickup 2 Dribble Drive Outside Foot Finish

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The Academy's Finishing Guide

FAQ

  • How do I access my academy courses?

    HoopStudy Academy is a digital course. You will use the credentials you signed up with to login to your dashboard.

  • What age/ability is this made for?

    Players of all ages and abilities can benefit greatly from this guide. However you do need to have the fundamentals down.