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Lateral Gait System

I have written many posts based on my “naturalist” approach when it comes to athletic speed or multi-directional speed. I am a firm believer in the concept of learning from…

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Basketball Conditioning Drills

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When I first began coaching basketball,  I developed a set of basketball conditioning drills for my players. I called them the “Final Four” of basketball conditioning drills. There are four drills…

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Basketball Speed and Quickness

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Basketball speed and quickness...why do some players have it and others don't? This is an easy one....Genetics! Is that the only way basketball players can have an explosive, quick first…

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Reduce Injuries with Proper Technique

It is fresh in all our memories on how quickly a season can end with a knee injury. It happens thousands of time every season, with most being non-contact injuries.…

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Multi-Directional Speed

Athletic Development Strength Energy System Multi-Directional Speed When we look at these three areas of athletic development; strength, energy system, and multi-directional speed we must understand that the first two…

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Does Learning Require Chaos?

In my first few years of college and during my student teaching, I clearly remember being told by my teachers to always break down skills into smaller parts so students…

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A Great Acceleration Drill

There are hundreds and hundreds of different acceleration drills you could choose from to improve starting and acceleration quickness, but I have one that creates great results… Acceleration Drill -…

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