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Injury Recovery

Nutrition and Injury Recovery

An injury can be devastating not only for an athlete but for an entire team. One injury can shake a team’s entire season. That is why every effort should be made for a fast and effective recovery. When an injury occurs, a recovery plan often includes surgery, physical therapy, rehab, ice, and rest. Why is...

Rest and Recovery for Basketball Players

As many of you already know, getting rest and allowing proper recovery time is a critical component to keeping an athlete performing at an elite level. However, one thing many often overlook is the difference between rest and recovery and how to effectively implement both of them. First, let’s define both terms. Rest: Combination of...

Recovery Nutrition

Recovery Nutrition is almost as important as pre-workout nutrition. What is eaten after a workout or a game has a large effect on how energy storage is replenished as well as how your muscles recover. This will in turn effect how you perform the next day. There’s about a 30 minute window after activity that...

6 Yoga Poses for Better Recovery

I had zero flexibility when I played. My hamstrings were tight, my quads were tight, my hip flexors were tight, my glutes were tight, for the most part, my whole lower body was tight, and I was always sore. I sat in our “stretching circle” after practice and stretched for a second but used the...

San Diego State basketball stunt and recover defense

San Diego State Defense: Stunt and Recover | #FastModelMadness22

The ability to stunt and recover fuels one of the best defenses in college basketball – the Aztecs of San Diego State. There is a defensive juggernaut out West. No, not in Lubbock, Texas. Although the Texas Tech Red Raiders are quite the defensive unit. Further out West in the land of surf and sun...

Four WNBA Plays To Run With Your Team

Let’s honor the 2019 WNBA season and its first-class talent by rolling that same energy into your 2019-2020 hoops season.  This year, ladies across the league showed us that representation matters. Through unmatched leadership and outstanding gameplay on the court, to using their voice and individuality to raise awareness around the game’s most sensitive topics...

Auburn Tigers – Transition Threes

The Auburn Tigers (28-9, #5 Midwest Region) high-powered offensive attack is propelled by transition threes. Let’s look at how they manufacture them.  The Auburn Tigers love the three-point shot. The Tigers are sixteenth in the nation in three-point percentage, shooting 38.2% from behind the line. Auburn’s 11.5 three-pointers made per game is tops in the...

Gap Creating Cuts Radius Athletics FastModel Sports

6 Types of Gap Creating Cuts

Six types of gap creating cuts to open up and exploit enlarged spaces for dribble penetration: 45°, Wave, Through, Fan, Euro, Basket. If there is one offensive concept worth the risk of “taking too far” it would be the creation of space. With the proliferation of pack line style defenses at the lower levels, maintaining...

Breakdown: Kermit Davis Morphing 1-3-1 Zone Defense

Go inside the action of coach Kermit Davis’ morphing 1-3-1 Zone Defense that has led to multiple NCAA Tournament runs. First-year Ole Miss Head Coach Kermit Davis is famous for using an aggressive style of 1-3-1 Zone Defense that helped his Middle Tennessee State squads to multiple NCAA Tournament appearances. This post outlines the principles of...

The Pass Is King. Or is it?

The Passes Per Game statistic has been espoused by prominent coaches of late, but is it a worthwhile indicator? The Philadelphia 76ers had a breakout season. A healthy Joel Embiid and the addition of Ben Simmons helped the famed “Process” take a huge step towards fulfillment. The Sixers made the playoffs, won a series and...

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