Jan 21, 2014 How To Become A Clutch Shooter It’s the position every great basketball player wants to be in. Time running down, the ball in their hands, and the outcome of the game resting solely on their shoulders. The seconds tick away and this one shot determines if your team wins or not. So how do you prepare for that moment? How do you become the clutch player that everyone wants to have the ball in the game-deciding moment? Self-Confidence- Your mental game is just as important as your physical game. Trust in yourself. You have to believe in yourself and your training. Tell yourself over and over that this shot will be made. And believe it. Practice, Practice, Practice- Your game-winning shot is a reflection of the hours, days, weeks that you’ve spent perfecting your game. Compared to all that hard work, making a game-winner is easy. Use Guarantee3 to help you develop the muscle memory that will become second nature. Adrenaline Is Good- You will be more fired up than usual. Use that additional adrenaline rush to focus on your spot, your release and follow through. By harnessing your adrenaline, it will make you a deadly closer. Learn From Your Failures- You won’t make every game-winner. As the great Michael Jordan said, “I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Your teammates, coaches and fans wanted to you take the last shot. Build that trust into your own self-confidence. Enjoy The Moment- Hitting a game-winning shot is one of the best feelings in the world. You’ll want to have more chances. Use that great feeling to fuel your training to make sure you’re the one that is trusted with the ball at crunch-time. Do you have any spectacular game-winners you want to share with us? Let us know on our Facebook page! And if you want to take your game to the next level, pick up a Guarantee3 to boost your training to the next level.