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Speed Training

Improving Speed and Explosiveness

There is old but common adage in sports – speed kills!

Every coach has said at one time or another, “He/she is just not fast enough”. Or, they may have said, “He/she is just not explosive enough”.  Either statement usually refers to acceleration or top-end…

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5 things to remember for summer workouts

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD

 

This blog serves as a follow-up to a recent tweet, and allows for the opportunity to expand a bit on each key tenet or basic principle of strength and conditioning.

Summer offers a two-month window to focus on training and conditioning for…

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Basketball Conditioning: Run, Jump, Pass, Shoot and Play Defense

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS

Athletic development in the sport of basketball involves more than practicing shooting and playing games.  The coach and athlete will both have longer careers if emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of athletic development that are adhered to on…

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Basketball Conditioning: Linear Training Applications

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS

The ability to run fast up and down the basketball court is a game changer when it comes to the offensive transition game, and adequately defending an ‘up-tempo’, transition style team.  Linear speed on the basketball court, especially with…

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Speed Development Using Resistance Cords

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS

The training applications for running speed development have taken on a number of different concepts for optimal enhancement.  Some concepts have shown to be highly effective but coach dependent, others just as effective but equipment dependent.  Another words, there…

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