Originally Posted by stevieming
Biggest thing for me is makes.
Once you're making lots of shots close by, it gives you confidence, then I step out further, if I am missing more than three shots in a row when I am further away, I step back in closer again.
You've got to be able to make at least 5-6 shots in a row when you close, as in within the free throw line area.
1st thing I tell my players is start close and move back. I do this and it seems to work for a while but after while I lose my shot and its hard to get it back.