Metabolic Finisher: “Rambo”
Whether you’re crunched for time or putting one of your athletes/clients through a work capacity phase, “metabolic finishers” are a great way to get after their conditioning in a timely manner. In a team setting they’re fun to help bring out a little competition. “Rambo” combines kettle bell clean-to-press... Read more
Josh Hawkinson Off Season Lift/Hoop Workout
@jhawk.24 putting in that werrrrrk: wake up, eat, lift, hoop, fuel, nap. Rinse and repeat all week! Lift: 9×5 Trap bar Deadlift, 9×5 Flat Bench, 2×15 seconds sled push/pull, 2×15 Seated Row, 2×15 Goblet Squat, 2×15 Military Press. Hoops: First hoop drill is continuous ball screen progressions Roll to... Read more
TRX + Sled Work
Here are 5 exercises that incorporate a TRX into your sled work that I like to program with my athletes during the different training phases of the year. It’s good to mix it up with different exercises in training, this helps to keep the workouts fresh, and athletes mentally... Read more
Season of Strength: Blue Band Circuit
The Blue Band Circuit is a series of activation exercises using the Blue mini-band from PerformBetter. This Circuit is used to get your players ready to compete and carries with it, injury prevention components. In my book, Season of Strength I cover when and why I use the this... Read more
Basketball Chair Drill
@sdomingo31 working the Chair Drill, set a ball on each chair and progress from ripping baseline to a jump shot, to ripping middle to a jump shot, then ripping baseline to a step back, middle to a step back, finishing with a baseline rip to a step back crossover.... Read more
Basketball 6 Spot Shooting Drill
@sdomingo31 getting buckets in this 6 spot shooting drill, incorporating some conditioning between each shot. Players have to make 4/6 to get out of the drill. I learned this drill from Coach Mark Grabow. Have players focus on their first three steps i.e. “getting on their horse” after each... Read more
Minimum of Two Moves Court Conditioning Drill
@samsinger2 and @sdomingo31 attack this court conditioning drill, I like to use as a finisher to our individual workouts. They must make a minimum of two moves (they can do whatever they like, they just can’t do the same move 2 reps in a row). You can have them... Read more
8 Spot Shooting Drill
@sdomingo31 getting after it with the 8 spot shooting drill. I like this drill as a court conditioning drill, player starts off with a break away layup, then goes right into a short corner jump shot, then to high post area, touches half court and finishes the 1st side... Read more
Paloff Series Core Workout
Try this Paloff Series for your next weight room workout. The Paloff Series is a great core variation for your athletes and clients who may want to stay OFF the floor or perhaps you don’t want them getting up and down from the ground. Create a great day! Read more
Floater Drill
@sdomingo31 and @samsinger2 have been a blast to work with these past couple weeks! Here they are going through a floater warmup drill. I like to implement this drill early in court session, especially if the court session is following a lift. This helps the players get the feel... Read more