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Some Recent Research for Basketball Training & Off-Season Programming

Below are a couple recently published studies which may have some insight for coaches as they train their players and plan their annual training schedules: Abstract. These results indicate that a SP [specialized basketball training group]¬†basketball training program, performed exclusively … Continue reading

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Off-Season Training, Improvement, & Fun

Due to my schedule and the team’s schedule, we did our pre-regular season testing this week. These tests measured improvement since our baseline testing, roughly five weeks ago. In addition to basketball workouts, the team has trained with me four … Continue reading

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The difference between training athletes and doing Crossfit

I wrote about Crossfit once, so I am not going to write another lengthy post. However, after listening to some Crossfitters this morning, I felt compelled to make a second post, especially as it seems that Crossfit workouts are gaining … Continue reading

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Off-Season Conditioning: More is not always better

This originally appeared in Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletter 1.45 and Brian McCormick’s Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 1. I trained some freshmen basketball players in the weight room this weekend. They were weak. I put 300 pounds on the bench, … Continue reading

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