Becoming a better basketball player is not just about getting in the gym and working hard. You also must be a student of the game and learn the proper way to do things. By learning the game and developing mentally you are going to give yourself an advantage over your competition, and you will be able to take your game to the next level.
These basketball player training articles are designed to give you the tools that you need to develop your shot, ball handling, vertical, and every other part of your game. All of the articles are written by coaches and players that have played at a high level. So you can trust that you are getting expert advice and training information.
When you do basketball training you want to make sure that you are maximizing your time. You want to get everything out of your basketball workouts that you can. Well if you are not prepared before you go into the gym and don’t have all the right tools, then you will not be able to do that. Our goal is to give you all the tools you need so that you can get in the gym and make yourself the best player that you can be. So whether you are trying to become a better scorer, rebounder, etc. we are going to give you all the information that you need.
Whenever you go to complete a job you want to make sure that you have the right tools, because not having the correct tool can make the job a lot more difficult and challenging. For example, if I told you to dig a two foot deep hole in the ground and gave you a shovel it wouldn’t be a big deal. However if I asked you to do the same thing and then gave you a teaspoon, it would be a lot more difficult. Well these basketball player training articles are the tools that you need to take your game to the next level.
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This article is going to give players ten ways that they can earn more playing time in games, and show their coach that they are committed to winning.
Since being a basketball point guard requires so much of the player, it can become a very challenging position.
The post position comes with certain responsibilities as a player. Here is a list of 5 things that every basketball post player should know.
Here is a list of 5 things that every basketball wing player should know about playing their position.
This article is going to cover 8 different keys to becoming a great point guard in basketball. Article is written by UCF coach Mike O'Donnell.
To become great at something you must first spend the time first learning, and then practicing. Here are the 9 essentials for rebounding the basketball.
Basketball point guard play is so important to a team, because they are the general or quarterback on the floor. Learn what it takes to be a good point guard in this article.
This agility training article is going to focus on basketball specific training to help the player become quicker and lighter on their feet.
This article is going to explain what basketball specific training is, and then also give some pointers as well.
Here are some tips for basketball strength training beginners by an expert strength and conditioning coach that trains players of all levels.
Becoming a better basketball players requires you to analyzing yourself and understanding both athletic and skill development. This requires hard work in combination with understanding what to focus your time on.
Becoming a great basketball scorer is not something that happens overnight. You must work on your game to become a well rounded scorer that is able to do a few things really well and then also not have any major deficiencies in your game.
This article is going to explain some of the things that go into becoming a great rebounder. So whether you are a player learning to rebound or a coach teaching their team, this article is for you.
What is being down ready on your basketball shot? Down and ready is what is done in preparation for your shot. What you want to do is have your feet set, drop your butt, place your hands where you want to receive the pass, and be ready to jump or step into your shot simultaneously as the pass is received.
This article is going to talk about breaking down the back cut and how to successfully use it in a basketball game.
At a loss for how to instill confidence in your basketball players? Confidence comes with repetition. All good shooters have the confidence that each shot they attempt will go in.
This article is going to talk about the importance of developing mental toughness and show some different ways to work on it.
The following ideas can be applied to developing post play in basketball at any level, and are the building blocks that can help a post player increase their production regardless of skill set.
Being able to jump higher or faster takes work, but it also takes first learning how. This article will teach you how to increase your vertical and more.
Here are 3 individual basketball workout keys that every basketball coach and basketball player should be aware of.
Before you decide to dedicate hour upon hour to shooting, you need to make sure that you spent time learning how to shoot a basketball the right way first.
This article is going to talk about the importance of moving without the ball in basketball, and some tips to mastering this skill.
This basketball article is going to give you some tips to owning the off season and making sure that you are setting yourself up for success this season.
My personal basketball success story exists to show you that with the right training and hard work you can accomplish a lot of things that people might say you can't.
Playing college basketball is a big step up from high school, and this article will help you get ready to play at that next level with some important keys.
Playing with poise in the post can be one of the hardest things to do for a young post player. When they get the ball they are anxious and unsure of what to do with the ball.
A really big area that players and coaches don't take advantage of is mental training and positive visualization in basketball.
I want to help you out with a few tricks I have learned during my playing career. These tips will help you in preparing for the new basketball season.
Being able to score out of the triple threat in basketball accomplishes two important things. One it allows you to make an offensive move past your defender and second it keeps your defender from getting up and pressuring you.
This article on being a gym rat is going to help you determine as a player whether you really deserve the title, or whether you need to step your game up.
Here are a few keys that will help in taking your basketball workout to the next level. One of the keys to skill development is intensity of the drill. A coach has a duty to push players to their limits and require each technique and action to be done at game speed.
This infographic is going to break down the anatomy of a college basketball scholarship and help you understand how it all works.
When it comes to having success (both on and off the court), I believe that the number one determining factor in this process is our habits.
Some athletes are willing to spend hours in the gym and weight room training but they neglect the importance of stretching in basketball and that is not good.
This coaching article is going to cover the lost art of shooting, and was written by basketball shooting guru Tom Nordland.