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Jan. 12, 2015 - Florida, U.S. - Forest Hill High School basketball coach Nate Vera leads varsity  practice on Monday, January 12, 2015. ''This is my second year as coach,'' he said. ''All of our assistants are locally grown. We are all under 27. (Credit Image: © Bruce R. Bennett/The Palm Beach Post/ZUMA Wire)

When Lack of Preparation Leaves You Behind

When Lack of Preparation Leaves You Behind

“I’m so glad I didn’t spend any time preparing” – no one ever Every coach knows how important preparation is. You sit down and prepare a practice plan, watch film to prepare for the next team you’re playing and prepare a game plan. Do your players understand the importance of preparation as well? For the

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The Offseason – Now What?

The season is over. Emotions of how it ended, either high or low have subsided and bodies are beginning to recover. Now what!? Focus on injury prevention and recovery Everyone ends the season a little beat up. Offseason is a wonderful time to tend to those little nagging injuries or the bigger ones. Strengthen weaknesses

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NCAA Tournament Cardio

If anyone needs me for the next month I will be on whatever cardio machine has the best view of the basketball games. The best month of the year! For endurance workouts bump up the intensity while the games going and only take breaks during timeouts when the players get their break. For shorter intervals

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10 TRX Exercises for Basketball Players

1. Single leg squat – Really good strengthener for legs in general 2. Single Leg squat with hop – Added difficulty to the single leg squat, requires more stabilizing muscles than just the squat. 3. TRX lunge – Also a good strengthener for legs, but also adds more focus on stabilizing and finding balance. A hop can be

Pregame Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most critical keys to performance but for some reason it seems to be one that gets swept under the rug. It’s about time to pick up the rug and start focusing on this crucial ingredient to success.  In high school before EVERY game I would go to Subway and get

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