Official footage from the Hakeem Olajuwon & Dwight Howard 2010 Summer Training Sessions.
Training the core is important for athletic performance and durability. Ground based (standing on your own feet) core training will have a greater transfer of training effect than seated core training (i.e. crunches). In other words it will translate to the game of basketball more effectively. Below are 3 examples Read More
Below are 3 really effective agility drills that emphasize Defensive movements. When doing these drills emphasize with your athetes to stay low in defensive stance and to explode from cone to cone. I would recommend doing these drills prior to any traditional conditioning drills (i.e. lane drills, 17’s, conditioning ladders Read More
Professional basketball player strength and conditioning workout. Plenty of exercises in this video that you can steal and add to your workouts. Here is the note Coach Thom posted with the video. Video notes: Nine training sessions in 5 weeks, Amit Tamir changed his body to the point that this coming Read More
Basketball Strength and Conditioning, above the Rim with Camp Sanderson is a basketball specific training book written by Jon Sanderson. Jon is a former Ohio State basketball player and is currently the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Michigan Basketball. The book includes an overview of philosophy, Strength/Power development, Read More