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Fisher’s book explains physics of shooting

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    Bob and Connie Fisher with Charles Barkley. (Courtesy Photo)

What began 10 years ago as a science- based approach to shooting has led 14-time world record holder Bob Fisher, Centralia, to write, “Straight Shooter.” His book, sub-titled “A Game-Changing New Approach to Basketball Shooting,” was released Sept. 11 and has sold well at Barnes & Noble and Amazon. “College coaches have been the most numerous buyers to date,” Fisher said. In the past 10 years, Fisher has developed a practical approach to shooting based on physics. The beginning for Fisher was John Fontanella’s book, “The Physics of Basketball.” What Fisher learned from that book altered his focus away from shooting mechanics and steered him to a physics-based approach.


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