Last Updated on: 19th September 2023, 12:27 am
A basketball push pass, also known as a chest pass, is a fundamental basketball skill used to quickly and accurately move the ball from one player to another. To perform a push pass, the player holds the ball with both hands at chest level, elbows out, and fingers spread wide. The player then pushes the ball forward with both hands, using a quick, snapping motion to release the ball towards the intended target.
The push pass is a reliable way to move the ball quickly and efficiently, especially in situations where a bounce pass or overhead pass may be too slow or risky. It is also a useful tool for breaking through a tight defense or initiating a fast break.
To improve your push pass, focus on developing good hand-eye coordination, proper footwork, and a strong, accurate release. Practice with a partner or against a wall, gradually increasing the distance and speed of your passes. Remember to keep your eyes up, stay balanced, and use your legs and core muscles to generate power and accuracy in your passes. With consistent practice and attention to detail, you can become a skilled and effective passer on the basketball court.