Essays Tagged: "Free throw"

Basketball

nto play from behind its end line and in turn tries to move the ball upcourt to score.Penalties and Free ThrowsA player subjected to illegal body contact, termed a personal foul, receives one or two f ... s one or two free throws, from a foul line about 4 m (about 15 ft) from the basket. Each successful free throw counts for one point. Typical fouls include pushing, holding, charging, and tripping. A p ...

(6 pages) 154 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Coaching basketball

e many different types of shots that should be taught, such as the jump shot, the dunk, lay in, and free throw shot. The jump shot has changed the game today.While shooting a jump shot, knees should b ... y shooting of the backboard. (Finney 25).A shot that some people think is not very important is the free throw shot. The free throw shot is a big part in winning a game. A team that shoots well from t ...

(9 pages) 143 1 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Cardiovascular disease and exercise

Analysis of the Free-Throw ShotWhen deciding about a movement to study, I thought about many, and very fewinterested ... s very important to me.Shooting the basketball, and more specifically the technique in performing a free throw. Ithought by looking more closely at the details of a movement I have been doing since as ... would give me an advantagein my shot.The application of this particular movement is for shooting a free-throw, which is astand still uncontested shot. There are a few rules that go with shooting a fr ...

(5 pages) 133 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How to shoot a basketball.

t while dribbling when you hit the block which is the big black box in the paint which is the where free throws are shot. When you approach the block throw your knee up (the outside knee in which ever ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This writing is a fiction story about a girl trying to get through middle school.

o us, but really meaning it to the refs."Maggie get over here!" coach yells during the other team's freethrows. Slowly I jog over tho the bench where the rest of my teammates are."Yes coach?""You are ... of guys ; hogging the ball to ourselves, we missed our lay ups, and we missed, more than 50% of our free throws! And that's not us, we at least spend 30 minutes at the end of each practice working on ...

(9 pages) 50 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Basketball

til another goal is made.But let me talk now about how the points are scored. If you shoot from the free throw line that counts as one point, if you shoot from the three point line or back you get thr ... ack you get three points, if you slam dunk or do a lay up or shoot from between the three point and free throw line that counts as two.When the sport started there was thirteen rules, twelve of the th ...

(3 pages) 199 6 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

How to shoot a free throw

Shooting a free throw is a multi-step process which combines both technique and practice to produce a game winn ... ich combines both technique and practice to produce a game winning foul shot.How often do you see a free throw on Sports Center? Can you remember the time when a shot from the "charity stripe" has mad ... three pointers from downtown, or the crazy no-look pass. What most people don't realize is that the free throw is the most important aspect simply because it can make or break the game.I. The first st ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Basketball: Then vs. Now

fouled three consecutive times, the opponent got a field goal. This rule was eventually replaced by free throws. By 1895, field goals were worth two points and free throws one. For many years, each te ... ere worth two points and free throws one. For many years, each team had one player who shot all the free throws. That rule was changed in 1910 by a New York league that required who was fouled to shoo ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Lights 5 Years From Now

irst ten rows of seats, but I can hear them. I know that 30,000 fans are watching me as I take this free throw. I could win or lose the game. And this game is not just any game, but it is the game, th ...

(2 pages) 304 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Michael Jordan

n's game is his ability. He can't run as fast or jump as high. Ten years ago MJ could jump from the free throw line and dunk the ball. He'd fake left or right then use a spin move or a cross over to p ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Practice make perfect- essay using describing how to preform a task or event in detail

There are many different ways to shoot a free throw but to shoot correctly you should follow these steps. Many people have the same problems ... have the same problems shooting free throws because they are not focused at the foul line. Shooting free throws doesn’t require the most athletic person as you have seen in the genius world book ... . All it takes is repeated practice to get a rhythm and the techniques to successfully start making free throw efficientlyThere are a few different ways to start shooting free throws but to begin you ...

(4 pages) 694 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"The Red Convertible" By Louise Erdrich

everybody else did when they were at the dinner table together. Lyman was tense he wasn't his usual free self. In the beginning of the story he was free. Henry and Lyman were always together lying in ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American