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Basketball Motivation for Players

With Summer in the United States upon us, I wanted to provide some motivation to help you get over the hump and stay on task. If you want to be successful this winter, you have to put in the work this summer. At the start of next school year, will you be able to say the following? I got up ... Read More »

Servicing the Body

A few weeks ago I took my car in for routine service. Well, I thought I was going in for routine service, but found out I needed to have some additional work done. In addition to the standard oil change, I was told I needed new tires, a wheel alignment and new brake pads. I quickly asked how necessary the additional work ... Read More »

Basketball Players: How to Gain Weight

One question we are asked all the time by players is, “How can I gain weight this off-season?” We think it is equally important for coaches to know this simple calculation as well! Our friends over at the Stronger Team have put together a video to illustrate how many calories a player needs to eat per day, in order to ... Read More »

Building the Complete Player

I realize that a small percentage of high school programs across the country are fortunate enough to still be playing… and in the hunt for a conference, district or state championship. For those that are, I wish you a healthy and successful end to your season. I hope you can get that ring and hang that banner! For those of ... Read More »

April 6 – Bigger Than Basketball

Last year I made a trip to Calgary, Alberta (Canada) for one of my Cutting Edge Clinics. Thanks to host Randy Peron of the Red Jackets, the clinic was a tremendous success… with 60+ kids and 20+ coaches in attendance. As much as I enjoyed my workout with the players and my private Q & A with the coaches, the real ... Read More »

April 2 – The 3 R’s

With the exception of the teams still pursuing a state championship, most high school teams across the country have completed their seasons. In the past two weeks alone I have received a Tsunami of emails, Tweets and Facebook messages asking me to outline some off-season training thoughts. REST I highly, highly recommend for players to take one to two full ... Read More »