Hand Slap Reaction Drill
@sdomingo31 and @samsinger2 getting after it with the hand slap react drill. I learned this drill while interning for a great player development coach Mark Grabow. I like to incorporate this drill after the players are warmed up. This drill cranks it up a bit and gets their central... Read more
Cone to Cone Shooting Drill
  @samsinger2 and @sdomingo31 going through the cone to cone warmup drill. Set two cones a good distance apart, players are allowed only one dribble to get passed second cone and shoot. Make 6 shots on right side of cone using your right hand, then 6 makes on left... Read more
Explaining the Why Your ability to explain “the why” has a direct correlation with your players buying into you as a coach and the work you prescribe in the weight room. As my long-time friend and mentor John Murray, an NBA strength coach for 10-plus years, once told me,... Read more
The TRX can play a pivotal role for newer clients lacking strength and athletes coming back from injury.  With the TRX Suspension Trainer, you’re able to un-load certain exercises, which allows the client/athlete to progress gradually. Doing so builds strength and confidence in the process. I’ve often found my... Read more
I like incorporating this TRX hamstring circuit into my training regimen on a regular basis, especially when my body needs a break from the usual hamstring culprits that many are used to relying on; RDL’s, Single Leg RDL’s, Hamstring Curls, Glute Ham Raises, and Eccentric Hamstring Drops. All of... Read more
With March Madness taking center stage in the sports world, we asked the head strength coach for Men’s Basketball at Washington State University, Scott Thom, to explain the importance of preventing injury when the season is on the line. To counter muscular imbalances from the rigors of playing, training... Read more
There’s a plethora of training tools out there to choose from when you are putting together your year plan.  One of my all time favorites is the weight vest, a great tool when your players are READY for them.  Incorporating weight vests into your teams training can build toughness... Read more

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Articles July 27, 2014 0

Check out this All Arms article I wrote for Testosterone Nation, a site I visit daily for new tips and techniques to help you reach your fitness goals!  I break down 5 different arm workouts that will help those stubborn muscles grow!!! Thanks for viewing and create a great... Read more
Some reasons for knee tendonitis: Lack of VMO strength Lack of Mobility in ankles and hips Lack of proper knee tracking in squat portion of jump Lack of deceleration strength In this article I’ll focus on lack of VMO strength (the muscles on the lower thigh that surround the... Read more
This mobility + stretch circuit helps me promote recovery before I start another week of getting after it in the weight room. Make sure to focus on the movements taking your time with each exercise, focus on your breathing as this will help you relax and get the full... Read more