What letter of the alphabet do you want to form when shooting? The best answer is “C.” When forming a C, the player will have a wrinkle in their wrist & their elbow will be directly underneath the basketball.
Helpful teaching points regarding the elbow that impact your arc include:
-Elbow is underneath the ball = LIFT
-Elbow is in-front of the ball = SLING SHOT
-Elbow is behind the ball = PUSH