Dressing up is an extremely important part of playing basketball. The clothes you wear can is associated with how you feel and how you are able to make moves.
The thumb rule for dressing while playing basketball is: relaxing and no constriction.
Wear clothes that are loose-fitting.
Basketball is a sport that requires you to make a lot of sudden moves with all parts of your body. Every part needs to move and all the range of movements is possible. For that reason, basketball players need to wear clothes that are loose. But it doesn’t mean that they have to stop once in a while to pull their shorts up. The hips and shoulders of their outfit should fit them well so that they won’t slip off during the game.
Your clothes should feel tender and help you to make your moves. Try jumping, stretching your body, your arms and your feet in different directions when trying your clothes. If you feel that your movements are not heavy and constricted, you have chosen the right clothes for you.
Specifically, your shorts should fit your waist while hanging loosely to your knees. Your T-shirt should be sleeveless and loose but fit your shoulders. [Read more…]