Tag Archives: Basketball Training

5 PIECEs to Every Workout

I realize the landscape of youth and high school basketball has changed drastically over the past 20 years and that players don’t really have a true ‘off-season’ anymore. While my prescriptions for each have been severely modified over the last decade, I still choose to divide the calendar year into 3 phases based on the typical high school season in ... Read More »

Wanting It Is Not Enough

Each and every time you step on the court or walk in the weight room, you have a choice to make. You can choose to work hard or you can choose to not work hard. Not working hard is actually a choice. You are 100% in control of your effort and your attitude. For this off-season to be as productive ... Read More »

Train with Purpose

Purpose [pur-puhs] Noun: the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal. determination; resoluteness. Verb (used with object) to set as an aim, intention, or goal for oneself. to intend; design. The above is an abbreviated definition of the word purpose from Dictonary.com. “The reason for which something is done.” If you ... Read More »

Hardwood Hustle Podcast: Maximizing the Off-Season

Hardwood Hustle

In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcast, Alan Stein (Stronger Team) and Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio) discuss ways for coaches and players to make the most of the off-season.  Everyone says, ‘I am going to get better’ this off-season, but very few train with the purpose to actually make progress.  And since vague goals, produce vague results… it’s important for ... Read More »