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Shooting The Basketball

Don’t Be The Typical Baller The typical baller is going to focus all his attention on his three-point shot and neglect all the other shots. Don’t be the typical baller. Understand the importance of form shooting close to the basket and develop a consistent release. Practice form shooting about 4 feet away from the basket […]

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Block More Shots In Basketball

Increase Your Vertical Jump When I was in High School I used to rely mostly on my athleticism to get blocks. At first I didn’t think much of it, but I realized that blocking shots will earn the respect of your teammates and your competition. The opposing team will think twice about throwing up a […]

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Improving Spikes in Volleyball

Focus on a fast arm swing Many players fail to get the most out of their hits because they think “hit hard” rather than “swing fast”. Power in a spike comes from the speed of the hand at contact. A good arm swing starts with an open torso (which should come from proper approach mechanics) […]

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Volleyball Warm Up Drills

When I say the context, I mean the type of team you have and the priorities you have for them. Warm-ups for a group of 12-and-under will be considerably different than for elite college level athletes, for example. The kids won’t need all that much to get them physically ready to go, but the college […]

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Player Refuses to Lose

Taylor Deserves Some Respect Vince Taylor was one of a small number of players who served under both Coaches Bill Foster as well as Coach Krzyzewski-playing two years for each. Krzyzewski had switched him from wing guard to point guard in 1981, but he was able to adjust to the change seamlessly. You may not […]