Shooting Workout from Elite Skills Trainer Jeremy Russotti

Posted on 04. Apr, 2014 by .

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This week we’re lucky enough to receive a shooting workout from elite skills trainer Jeremy Russotti. Jeremy has trained some big names in basketball including Jeremy Lin, recently drafted Shabazz Muhammad, and current NBA D-League star Josh Akognon. Workout Overview: This is a workout Jeremy gave Josh Akognon when he was younger and training by [...]

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4 Ways to Develop Fantastic Team Chemistry

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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As we continually bring up on Basketball For Coaches, coaching isn’t just about the x’s and o’s. We need to teach more than basketball. There are other things which are necessary to give your team the best possible chance of success. Team chemistry is one of these crucially important ingredients. Is fantastic team chemistry absolutely imperative to [...]

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Post Player Shooting Workout – 355 Made Shots

Posted on 25. Mar, 2014 by .

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Workout Overview: This workout is tailored for big players that need to work on their post game. It incorporates different moves off both blocks and both elbows as well as some outside shooting. Approximate Duration: 45 minutes. Post Player Shooting Workout: 1. Mikan Layups – 20 makes. 2. Reverse Mikan Layups – 20 makes. 3. Form Shooting: [...]

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8 Ways to Connect with Other Coaches

Posted on 24. Mar, 2014 by .

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Relationships are everything as a coach. Connecting with other coaches is a great way to learn new things and open up new opportunities that you might never have known existed. I’ve realised the benefit of having a close-knit group of fellow coaches that are there to talk to and bounce ideas off, because let’s face [...]

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How to Double the Post – The 4 Best Tactics

Posted on 17. Mar, 2014 by .

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All coaches have been in this situation: We’re in the middle of a game and there’s a post player on the other team that’s completely dominating us. We’ve tried numerous players on them but it’s no use. They’re getting whatever shots they like in the paint. This situation sometimes leaves us with only one option: [...]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media For Basketball Players

Posted on 06. Dec, 2013 by .

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If you want put yourself in the best position to be recruited to the best college it means you can’t use social media like your friends do, like it or not. As we’ve talked about in a previous social media post, college coaches are crossing athletes off their lists because of the content they’re posting [...]

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LeBron James Shooting Workout – Includes Video

Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by .

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Workout Overview: A few days ago LeBron James released a full hour personal workout video titled LeBronTime. It’s not every day we get such an insight into the workouts of one of the all-time greatest players so I encourage you to sit down when you have an hour spare and watch the whole thing. In the [...]

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Celtic Drill – Transition Drill

Posted on 02. Oct, 2013 by .

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How the Drill Works Without the ball touching the ground, three players will sprint the length of the court four times completing a series of passes looking to complete four consecutive layups. Purpose The Celtic Drill will work on the accuracy of long transition passes, running the floor, court awareness, and will also build your [...]

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200 Made Shots – Shooting Workout

Posted on 14. Sep, 2013 by .

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Workout Overview: This workout is strictly a shooting workout. It doesn’t incorporate much conditioning, but you do still want to shoot everything at game speed. It can be done with a rebounder but one is definitely not required. A 200 made shots workout is quick and easy for days when you don’t have much time to [...]

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