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Perfect Form Shooting

Prequel to 'Improving Game Shooting Series' Coaches constantly promote aspects other than shooting as being key to success in basketball, but the hard truth is that if you can score you are probably going to have a decent chance of at least staying on coaches radars longer than other players who can't. In an earlier article series, shooting and the relationship [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Skill Development/Coaches Resources|0 Comments

A New Shooting Game: Anti-Ego Shooting

Everyone likes shooting games, but they're not always the best way to improve your game shooting performance. In the game presented here, we're keeping the upside, while reducing the downside. In this previous article, we discussed ego-shooting and the suggested part that it plays in contributing to poor in-game shooting performance. If you haven't read that, I suggest you do, or [...]

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Via Negativa, Part 1 – Skill Development

Since it's inception basketball has been an evolving amalgam of athletic ability and decision making within a context of pressure and fatigue. As coaches we aim not only to develop our players' skills but to see that our players are able to apply those skills in the intensity, and often chaos, of a game. We select, design and implement training [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Skill Development/Coaches Resources|0 Comments

Athletes Are Not Machines, Part 2

The art of sports science There is a tendency in sports to treat athletes as machines, and to treat a team of athletes as a larger machine with each athlete acting like a cog in wheel. This isn't unique to sports by any means and is common practice in many industries. However despite similarities, people are not machines and [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Strength & Conditioning|0 Comments

Athletes Are Not Machines, Part 1

The art of sports science There is a tendency in sports to treat athletes as machines, and to treat a team of athletes as a larger machine with each athlete acting like a cog in wheel. This isn't unique to sports by any means and is common practice in many industries. However despite similarities, people are not machines and [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Strength & Conditioning|0 Comments

“Just get your athletes strong”​

"Stop your silly ‘core’ training and just get your athletes strong”. This was a quote accompanied by a photo I came across recently, of a coach watching someone deadlift. This statement gets one thing right, ‘core’ is a vague term which is often developed inefficiently in a gym setting with limited transfer back to the intended sport. However, the [...]

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