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The leg which supports. To clarify: When kicking, the leg you're standing on, the non-kicking leg, is your pivot leg.

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Q: Which leg is pivot leg in basketball?
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When can you pivot in basketball?

you can pivot anytime you want as long as one leg is on the ground (no switching to other leg)

How do you spell pivot like in basketball?

That is the correct spelling of "pivot" in basketball (to turn the body about on one foot).

Can you take 2 steps and pivot in basketball?

1 step and pivot

What sport do you use your pivot joints?


What is a pivot?

There are 2 types of pivot. One meaning is moving you're foot back and fourth, and you're other leg doesn't move. Another meaning for pivot is a stick-figure animator. There's two pivot animators, pivot, and pivot 3 beta.

What is a pivot foot n basketball?

the foot that stays on the ground

Is picking up your pivot foot a violation in basketball?


Who is the lakers basketball team pivot man?

Andrew Bynum

When do you establish a pivot foot in basketball?

If you get the ball or stop your dribble and pick up or move one foot, the foot that stays still is your pivot foot. If you were to pick up your pivot foot it is a walk.

Is it a travel when you have the ball and then fall in basketball?

If you move/slide your pivot foot when falling it is a travel.

How do you teach a horse to pivot?

sorry but theres no way to get a horse to pivot i should know i ride horses. actually yoyu can teach it by giving it inside rein and outside leg.

Football basketball and soccer are sports?

Basketball are sport because it encourage people that love basketball, to be tall, and soccer is a sport because it make your leg stronger. like me I play soccer now my leg is incredible.

What does it mean to pivot when you are playing netball?

A pivot is to rotate with one foot, it is commonly done when playing most sports, such as netball and basketball. When a ballerina is dancing she also does a pivot in certain moves to emphasize a certain routine. Some people also have a pivot joint in their knee, which is when the knee cap can rotate freely.

What are the basic skills used in basketball?

basic skills consist of dribbling,passing,shooting and the pivot

What is a sentence for pivots?

The basketball player had to pivot with the ball to keep it away from the opponent.

How do you play basketball Leg thrust?

I never heard of that

What are the six joints and were are they located?

I dont have my science book with me butall i can remember is the pivot and i think its located in your leg.

Can you take two steps from the pivot in basketball without dribbling if a pass or shot is attempted before landing?


Can you use a pivot and still bounce the ball in basketball?

No, you cannot. This results in either a travel or a double dribble.

What are the main bones used in basketball?

The leg bones and the arm bones are the most important in playing basketball.

Does basketball improve leg strength?

Yes it is good exercise.

Can you throw a basketball up and catch it in a game?

Yes, as long as the pivot foot has not lost contact with the floor. Yes, even if the pivot foot has left the floor, the ball can be caught but if the ball is under control when the pivot foot recontacts the floor...a travelling infraction has occurred.

Where basketball workout?

Do suicides its a basketball drill that builds lung strength as well as leg muscle and speed/ agility just goolge suicide basketball drills

What does cross step in basketball mean?

It's a stationary move you do to create space. There is the jab step, where you step to the outside with your non pivot foot, and the cross step where you step across your body with your off pivot foot.

True or false. You can pivot on both feet in basketball?

True and false. You can pivot with both feet, but not at the same time.For instance, you could be driving towards the basket and then stop on your right foot, using that pivot foot. On the next possession, you may stop on your left foot, using that as your pivot foot.However, you may not start using one pivot foot and switch to the other at one time. That is traveling.