Stephen Curry Jab Step Back Move: Basketball Moves

Published on 11/07/2013 by

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This is another awesome Stephen Curry move, the Jab Stepback basketball move. Some of the most elite guards like Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, and Rajon Rondo all use this move to get great separation from their defenders. This move is a quick move that is a nice counter to the traditional jab step. Check us out at for our ever growing collection of FREE skill videos!

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Hi I’m coach Collin Castellaw with Shot and let’s learn the Stephen Curry jab Stepback Move. The jab Stepback is an awesome move and and one that Stephen Curry uses all the time to get that extra separation to get of a jump shot. Now you pair that with his quick release and it is deadly. So let’s break it down for ya. So the move begins with Steph’s defender rides his hip high. So Stephen knows that the defender is caught between a little bit of a rock and a hard place because he doesn’t want to let him go baseline but also does not want to give him the open 3. So Steph gives a quick jab step but pops off of it to gain extra separation moving backwards giving him a wide open look. This move is great because it gets double the separation. Notice how Stephen uses a great little head and shoulder fake to really sell that jab step to create that extra separation. The all he has to do is gather and make sure his shooting elbow is pointing towards the ground and release. And that’s how to do the Stephen Curry Jab Stepback. Thank you so much for watching and if you liked what you saw feel free to hit the subscription button in the bottom right hand corner or leave a comment, like this video, share it, whatever you want to do to help us out we would very much appreciate it. If you want to watch more of our newest move tutorials click the annotations up here to check them out. Also if you have not go take a look at our website Shot where we have even more moves, drills, and videos that are not on YouTube. We are really trying to ramp up the website and make it the best, highest quality, free basketball website on the planet and we want you to come along for the ride. So go ahead and hit the annotation and sign up if you have not already, and it’s free! Again I’m Coach Collin Castellaw with Shot thanks for watching and go splash one in someones eyeball.

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