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Alan Stein (Rental)-130 Pro Power Speed, Quickness, & Reaction Drills $15.99
Quickness Drills for Basketball Players Many nationally renowned coaches who have over the years worked with basketball players will agree to the fact that a good core training and then an equally good warm-up prior to the game is very essential to having a good match and developing a winning culture. Many coaches who have spent countless years working with basketball players have even gone as far as viewing images and watching videos to help then with sufficient ideas to boost the quality of their training and warm-ups. This quickness drills for basketball players has over 130 drills to help your players. Warm-up for Basketball Many people who come to watch the game or who sit at home watching players on the court sometimes don’t know the importance of warm-up. In fact, many who watch from home miss out on the warm-ups. To those who do not play basketball, warm-ups look unimportant but it is very essential to the performance of basketballers. It is very important to note that this part should not be neglected when preparing for a game. Here are some of the importance of the warm-ups Warm-ups free the muscles and makes it more elastic to withstand the stress of jumping, landing, throwing, blocking and so on. Warm-ups also very importantly, free the joints and make the player ready for the action. Apart from helping the players physically, warm-ups are also very important because it makes the players mentally prepared as well. Most coaches incorporate the real situation movements which take place in the court. Many coaches also try to create consistency with regards to the workout sessions, the practice and the game. Warmup sessions should also Include flexibility activities. The flexibility activities help to free the muscles and joints and help the players to be more flexible since basketball is a game or flexibility. Carrying out flexibility activities involves session that could increase the motion of the Achilles, hamstrings, the hips flexor muscles, strengthen the calves and also the lower back region. If the condition requires that you may have only a small space for your warm-up you could also make good use of a host of stationary warm-up sessions that you can think of or research on. Core Training for Basketball Players The core is really very important to the quality of a player and can determine the performance of the player. The core is responsible and determines the movement of players and the ability of players to change direction quickly and jump higher. As a coach, it is important you develop a routine which can help you train the core of your players. Many simple routines exist which are very easy to do with only a basketball required. Some of them include The use of the attic holds while the body is in a plank position. This is important because it can help to improve the lower back strength of the player. To help strengthen the abs, the crunch type movement is very effective. For the obliques, the continuous twisting position is very effective. Push-ups also is important to develop the core centres of the chest and shoulders. Making good use of warm-up and core training will help to increase the flexibility of players, their core strength and even their confidence. Rent this quickness drills for basketball DVD today.
Preston Greene (Rental)-Increasing Your Vertical Jump $15.99
AAU BASKETBALL SKILLS SERIES INCREASING YOUR VERTICAL JUMP By Preston Greene [Video introduction was done by Billy Donovan] Preston Greene’s profile Preston Greene is the Coordinator of Strength & Conditioning at the University of Florida. Billy Donovan’s profile Billy Donovan is the Head Coach at the University of Florida. Also emerged as NCAA champions in 2006 and 2007. What you stand to benefit from this course In this video, you will be taught the exercises that you can use to enhance the possibility of increasing your vertical jump and also your power output. You will be exposed to a training workout for vertical jumps which is used by Coach Billy Donovan in training incoming freshmen. You will also get to learn the most appropriate techniques and the right form that you need to execute weight-lifting in the safest way possible. This also applies to plyometric drills. This program is designed to give athletes the essential training that they need to increase their explosiveness, enhance their speed and improve their vertical jump. Overview Preston Greene, a coach of Strength & Conditioning at the University of Florida, uses this video to give a detailed analysis of the Gator’s program for vertical jumps. As he takes you to the court and also the weight room, Coach Greene gives detailed explanations and demonstrations of the best drills that can be used to improve vertical jumps and enhance the level of power output. As he takes you to the weight room, you will get to see about sixteen powerful exercises. Coach Greene teaches you how to position your hands on the weights appropriately and the best way to carry out each exercise accurately. He also outlines the required number sets and the appropriate numbers of reps that are needed for you to gain the highest possible level of strength each time you engage in exercise. You will be exposed to drills which include: Clean pull Snatch grip jump. Box jump Power snatch Back squat As Greene takes you to the court, he showcases 5 unique plyometric drills that can assist athletes in the development of explosive power. The drills will also assist athletes to take their performance in the weight room and replicate it on the court. There are warm-up drills, warm-up tips, and processes which will assist athletes to attain the highest possible results in training and on the court. Coach Greene also explains a basic workout progression that he uses to train incoming freshmen appropriately in the techniques and the right form for every exercise. You will be taught on how and when to interchange strength phases with power phases with 21-day cycles in order to improve results. The exercises in the video can be applied by males and females alike.
Andrea Hudy (Rental)-Movement Efficiency: Progressions For Agility & Plyometrics $15.99
Progressions for Agility and Plyometric Workouts Today’s basketball players must have the ability to move both forward and backward as well as laterally. University of Kansas Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Performance Andrea Hudy has a long career of helping athletes do just that. Hudy is the only female strength and conditioning coach in men’s Division I basketball and has helped strengthen the Jayhawks’ program utilizing linear and lateral progressions. In this agility and plyometric workouts video, you will get a close look at how Hudy completes these progressions. You will see how to safely and logically increase workouts to get athletes to improve. All the drills you will see follow an easy and safe progression that are perfect for building into any program. Linear Progressions The first part of the agility and plyometric workouts video breaks down linear progressions. Players must have the ability to accelerate quickly in games. The workouts introduced here help increase athletes’ abilities to move forward and backward quickly and safely. The ability to start and stop are addressed here and a number of exercises are introduced to increase power. Coach Hudy shows a number of drills using the agility ladder and then progresses to agility hurdles. All of the drills are applicable to any sport. Outlined are all of the distances and expectations for each drill. Coach Hudy progresses to her plyometric program as well with athletes learning various jumps to improve power and the ability to accelerate. Lateral Progressions Coach Hudy uses the agility ladder and hurdles to help improve lateral movement. Athletes must have the ability to move from side to side and do so quickly. Hudy takes you through drills that go from beginner to advanced. Each drill is demonstrated with the progression to help you understand the progression. Again, plyometric boxes and hurdles are utilized in the advanced progression of both lateral and linear movement. Finally, athletes are taught to combine the linear and lateral movements in a series of drills that you can use to mimic your sports specific challenges. The ability to beat your opponent from a dead stand still is devastating. You will learn how to improve your athletes’ linear and lateral movement in the is 55-minute video from one of the top strength and conditioning coaches in the country. The drills you will see here can help your program become a dominating force on the court. Rent this agility and plyometric workouts DVD today.
Joe Stolzer (Rental)-Vertical Jump School $15.99
70 drills that will increase your team's explosiveness. Encourage your players to leap higher, landing safely and preventing injury. A vertical jump that is explosive has an additional benefit: a more explosive initial step Joe Stolzer is Manhattan College Strength and Conditioning Coach, Five-Star Basketball Instructor, and has spent over 20 years with NHL, NBA and MLB athletes. He also hosts many vertical jump camps throughout the US. Every basketball player wants to increase his or her vertical leap. You can now! Joe Stolzer offers a visual guide to help you and your players increase their explosiveness. Coach Stolzer will identify and address any weak points in the body that could increase vertical jump. Stolzer identifies the three major areas that affect vertical jump. Ankles and Feet - Vertical jumping begins at ground contact. Increase strength, flexibility, and health in your feet and ankles. Hips The hips are responsible for 80% body power. Athletes can train unilaterally to build twice as much power than those who only train with their legs. Core ÐLearn core exercises that increase your power, jump time, balance and hang time. Stolzer offers detailed instructions on proper jumping and landing mechanics. These techniques will help you land with less injury and maximize your vertical jump. Stolzer also includes more than 20 Blast Off Drills to bring it all together. These drills combine psychological and scientific principles to increase your power jump. The Blast Off drills will add variety to your workouts, and help to prevent muscle plateaus so that your athletes can keep improving. Stolzer's eight aquatic drills are included as well as his "speed training disguised" drills. This program is for athletes who weigh less than 225 lbs. and are post-adolescent. This training tool is a great way to work with athletes and increase their speed. Your team will be more athletic and less likely to sustain injuries. 80 minutes. 2010.
Pete McLean (Rental)-Five-star's Training Program For Elite Athletes $15.99
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