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Keys to Training Basketball Players of All Levels

Adam Annaccone
Adam Annaccone
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March Madness and the NBA playoffs are right around the corner. Basketball players of all ages will watch some of the best teams compete for the title. To be the best, athletes need to train like the best.
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Powering the Vertical Jump with OPT

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A powerful vertical jump is often considered the epitome of athleticism. Many sports, such as basketball, volleyball, and some track and field events, require the athlete to perform at high levels in this movement [1]. However, many athletes find ...
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Boosting Performance with Agility and Quickness Training

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Applying agility and quickness training for performance is more than just ladder and cone drills. Knowing how to systematically structure the types of drills, when to use them, how intense, and applying proper recovery cycles will increase the ...
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Corrective Strategies for Basketball

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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The madness is back again. A time of basketball fervor, crazy bracketology science and an array of wagers regarding who will make it to the dance and win it all. With many hopes and dreams riding on the shoulders of teams and individual players, ...
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Slam Dunk

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Stacey Penney MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS, How High Do You Have to Jump It to Dunk It? If you are the average man, you’d have to vertically jump over 40 inches to make a dunk shot. A little about those numbers because we’re sure you’ll want to know ...
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Speed and Agility Training for Basketball

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Speed and agility training is crucial for basketball to improve footwork skills as well as improve cardiorespiratory stamina. Speed and agility training is also key in decreasing injury for basketball players. This article will review the rationale for ...
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