Shooting basketball drills may seem challenging at first, but with a few simple tips you can become very comfortable and enjoy the process. Beginners should start by placing the basketball 3-4 feet away from the basket. From there, establish a consistent dribble on a quick static jump stop before shooting. By taking this approach you can be sure to get your body in the proper position with your feet facing the target. While basketball shooting drills may take some practice and dedication, it will lay a strong foundation for your basketball skills in the long run.