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Body Control

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Body Control Have you ever noticed the way certain athletes change their direction or make quick cuts  without seemingly changing speeds? It is so fun for me to watch. When…

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The Purpose of Backwards

How many times have you taught a skill and then evaluated your own coaching? Maybe you evaluated your coaching based off the performances of the athletes. The athletes may have…

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Segmental Training for the Lateral Shuffle

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Lateral Shuffle Drills The exercises below are great for building lateral shuffle motor programming. 1. Resisted Step Outs- Band on lower leg (leg furthest from attachment) - aggressively step out…

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Better Ball Handling

Basketball Handling Skills Having been involved with basketball for roughly 40 years I can honestly say the most important skill for a young player to develop is the ability to…

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Single-Leg Strength Training

I am often asked what kind of strength training I use with my athletes. My answer is always "What they need". I don't follow a particular training program like BFS…

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Break Down and Drill The Game

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Make the Drill Matter Have you ever been in a sports practice and felt like you have run dry with “good” skills drills to use with your team? If you…

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