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Episode 234: Rob Fodor, Applying Science to Teaching Shooting
Episode 23421st September 2022 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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Guest: Rob Fodor, NBA Shooting Coach


NBA shooting coach Rob Fodor joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on rethinking how and what you teach about the shooting.


Rob Fodor is the long-time shooting coach of the Miami Heat. Formerly, he was a coach for the Seattle Storm of the WNBA and the head coach of the Florida Pitbulls of the ABA. He has played college and professional basketball both in the United States and abroad.


During his three years with the Miami Heat, the team has set numerous individual and team-shooting career-highs, both on a percentage and volume basis.


Coach Fodor has coached or taught in Norway, Germany, Spain, Singapore, Slovenia, the ABA, the WNBA, and the NBA. By being a teacher and clinician for over 30 years, Coach Fodor has acquired experience in communicating and reaching players of different types and levels.



1:00 - Concept on How To Teach

6:00 - Decision To Shoot

8:00 - Importance of Variability within Shooting

15:00 - 5 Words Explaining Shooting

18:00 - Central Programming Generator

18:09 - 18:51 - DR. DISH AD

24:00 - Question Asked on His Players

30:00 - Psychological Safety

32:00 - Lift of the Ball

37:00 - Energy Transfer

40:00 - Perception and Decision

43:00 - Simulate Skills

49:00 - Mix Drills and Guidance

55:00 - Vertical Drop

56:28 - 57:07 - JUST PLAY AD

1:00:00 - Goofy Shots

1:02:00 - Concept of Form Shooting

1:08:00 - Types of Quick

1:13:00 - Being Collaborative

1:18:00 - Conclusion


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