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Basketball Conditioning: Converting Existing Lifting Platforms to Jump Training Stations

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS

Basketball conditioning has always emphasized some of aspect of vertical training to improve jumping ability.  Although the long-term goal of the individual is to ‘dunk’ the basketball, many times the ability to leave the earth by just a few…

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Converting Existing Lifting Platforms to Plyometric Stations

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS

Concepts and equipment within the landscape of the weight room change constantly, unfortunately the budgets associated with most weight rooms, don’t.  Adding resources not only for better training, but also to support large teams and diverse physical education (PE)…

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Two-Leg versus One-Leg Plyometric Applications: Is one better?

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS

Training intensity and progressions are two areas of high importance that we will expound upon in later posts to better guide coaches in developing plyometric programs or individual sessions.  It is often understood that progressions should always follow a…

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