Basketball shooting training aid and method for its use

Patent No. 8,038,549

Issued: October 18, 2011
Filed: June 29, 2010

Inventor: Kayode Teddy Vann, New York NY


The present invention provides a shooting aid apparatus for basketball players including a device worn by a basketball player to aid the player's shooting forearm to be kept parallel to the vertical centerline of the body during the shooting motion without any apparatus restraints. The centerline of the body is an imaginary line dividing the player vertically down the middle of his or her body. The shooting aid comprises a sleeve adapted to fit around the forearm or wrist of the shooting arm of the basketball player. The sleeve carries a light that brightly illuminates in response to the forearm of the shooter being in a vertical position.

Reference to Related Applications

This application is a continuation of and claims priority to U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/398,830 filed on Mar. 5, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. 7,771,293 which claims priority to U.S. patent application Ser. No. 11/164,434, filed on Nov. 22, 2005, both of which are incorporated herein by reference in their entirety.


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