A Power Forward Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Review of: Power Forward

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On April 30, 2014
Last modified:September 19, 2017


An important role in the game of basketball, which has a lot of responsibility to make team drills and offensive/defensive alignments to work.

Everybody know the significance of a good Power Forward player on your side.

A good forward will know how to take advantage on the holes of the opposing team and break the defense alignment in the right moment.

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A power forward (marked by the position 4 or PF) is there to help the Center and the Guards to get to the sweet spots – the point where they can take a shot and score the ball easily with a good percentage.

One key area that a PF needs to be good at is rebounding. Rebounding requires a lot of effort on a team, and much of the weight of this task falls on the shoulders of the big guys, which again, are the Center and the Power Forward.

Therefore, a Power Forward needs to be tall and strong enough to hold his ground, and that requires a high muscular mass.

On top of that, they need to be able to jump high and have a high reach in order to get the ball.

I’ve seen many times big guys getting abused by shorter and more athletic guys. It’s really humiliating when someone six inches shorter than you dominates on you for rebounds.

Here are a few tips that can help make Power Forwards better:

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