Originally Posted by carpevicis
My free throw release used to be lower than my in game shot. I've been trying for a couple days to bring it up to keep it consistent with my normal shot, but the percentage drops greatly. Mostly, the ball bounces off the back of the rim or just has bad touch. When I shoot it lower, I can go 80-90%. Should I take the time to change it?
it's all about compensation.
use your legs more in free throw shooting. don't jump of course, but bend more and stand up quicker. you lose power in the arms, so you have to compensate with the legs.