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 could understand how to build the skill in their minds. For the first couple years I followed that concept. I wasn’t really sure why because […]
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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 – Band Resisted 3 Cone Read & React: 1. Each athlete has a band around their waist; a band with the appropriate resistance for each one.
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 handle the basketball. Yes, shooting is important and each young player should learn how to shoot and score, but if you can’t move around the
Do You Want Success Or To Have It Your Way? Oftentimes, coaches get caught up in having everything done their way. They have no flexibility or willingness to allow their athletes to do things differently. This can become an issue on a team, especially when the athlete is correct. Let’s take a minute and examine
Being a sports performance mentor, I receive many questions and I absolutely love answering them. One particular question was regarding landing technique and how it should be performed. The question related to how hard or soft the landing should be in terms of foot contact with the ground surface. There are a couple ways to