Tom has both written many articles and been the subject of newspaper and Internet articles.
Remarkable reviews have been written on his three Swish videos.
(See the "Endorsements" page for the reviews.) See below for links to many of the articles.
Articles in the San Francisco Chronicle!
New: Article on Steph Curry's shooting form!
(Tom is mentioned on Pg 2, under photo)!
March 7, 2013: Syndicated sports writer Scott Ostler of the S.F. Chronicle is a big fan of
of Tom's. Here's his latest article. Tom has often said Steph could be the
"Poster Child" for the Swish method, though the two have never worked together.
"Nothing cooler than a hot shot!"
October 23, 2003 article by Scott Ostler in the S.F. Chronicle about
Tom's background and his "Calling" to teach shooting to the world!
"Jedi of the jumper could teach Lebron"
A new article written for BasketballHQ.com
The Lost Art of Shooting a Basketball
A gathering of Tom's Shooting Newsletters, being replaced by a Blog system
Trouble Shooting and Review of Swish Way of Shooting
Trouble Shooting & Helpful Reminders of the Method!Here is a document which will help a player or coach understand the Swish approach to shooting better. It's also a nice review and reminder of the various aspects of Swish andhow to practice and "rediscover" them, how to learn them more deeply: Trouble Shooting PDF
Swish Flyer that tells the whole story of what's needed
"Shifting the Way Shooting is Taught in the World"
Tom's latest article on the "eZineArticles" website
Here Tom questions again the establishment way of teaching shooting that so many
coaches buy into without checking if it's really true. And he offers the alternative
principles and fundamentals that drive and fuel the Swish Renaissance.
"The Shooting Instruction Nobody Gave You..."
Tom's Mission to Teach the World
Special article about Tom's mission to teach the world to shoot a basketball
in the 2007 Minnesota Boys' State Tournament Program
More Mechanical than Mysterious!
Remarkable description of Tom's unique approach to shooting
by an Indiana High School Coach: "More Mechanical than Mysterious"
Stop the Basketball Shooting World...
Read this article Tom wrote in 2007 about the "myths" of shooting and the
ways his "Swish Method" are changing the basketball world:
"Stop the basketball shooting world ... I want to get off!"
Associated Press Article
May '08: An article by Dave Campbell, an AP sports writer:
"Teaching the world how to shoot is a weary pursuit"
Feb. '04 Article in the Buffalo News
Some NBA players run afoul at the line (by Tom Borrelli)
Articles for the Basketball Highway
(Written in 1997-1999)
Article #1: The Trouble with Shooting!
Article #2: What Can Be Done About Free Throws?
Article #3: The A-B-C's of Great Shooting
Article #4: Taking the Lid Off the Basket - Challenging Conventional Shooting Wisdom!
New article edited for Winning Hoops of Brookfield, Wisconsin (Dec. 2002):
"Fixing What's Wrong With Shooting!"
(This is a combination of Articles #1 and #4 written originally for the Basketball Highway website.)
An article written for the Italian baskeball magazine, Giganti:
"The Things that Matter in Shooting and How to Test Them"
An article on how we learn, from the Oct. '02 Shooting Newsletter:
"How We Learn"
Special Feature for Coaches:
"Danger Signs -- How to tell if your team needs work on shooting!"
This article attempts to give you a simplified approach to coaching shooting that will work with any group.
It's the Swish Method distilled down.
"Simplified Coaching of Shooting"
Here's an article on how to coach a team or a group of kids in shooting without requiring a lot
of individual attention. This approx. 1 hour session lets the kids do the coaching ...
by watching others and themselves, and following some simple group suggestions:
"Coaching Shooting with Teams and Groups" (How do you shoot now, etc.?)
Other Newspaper Articles about Tom's Coaching
Jan. '03 Article from the Cincinnati Enquirer about the poor state of shooting.
Tom is mentioned in the article: Boys basketball scores drop
June '01 article from the Evansville, Indiana, Courier & Press:
"Awakening Leads to Shooting Clinics"
Click below to read articles from the Indianapolis Star/News about Tom's coaching of Dale Davis:
May '99 article by Mark Montieth: "Shot doctor helps Dale Davis at foul line"
May '99 article by Bill Benner: "This playoff win likely was born in Dale Davis' summer and fall"
June '00 article by Conrad Brunner: "Accepting no charity"
June '00 article by Phil Richards: "Finals run began last summer"
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