52-week Basketball Training

52-week Basketball Training

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Designed for both male and female players, this book helps athletes develop the strength to set screens and convert three-point plays, the speed to run the court and get into position, the balance to change direction on a drive, the quickness to get loose balls and blow by a defender for easy baskets, and the explosive jumping power to block shots and grab rebounds. Chip Sigmon, athletic trainer for The Epicenter for Sports Performance Facility, a division of OrthoCarolina Medical Group, and former head strength and conditioning coach for the Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Sting, provides everything that coaches and players need to get that competitive edge and keep it year-round as they learn to -develop fitness in the off-season, -improve speed and power in the preseason, -maintain a high level of conditioning through the regular season, and -perform at peak abilities in postseason competition. 52-Week Basketball Trainingpresents daily workouts for optimal training throughout the year so that players can withstand the rigors of the sport. Thorough explanations and detailed illustrations provide clear instruction on how to perform each of the 192 drills and exercises. By following Sigmon's year-round training program, players will become stronger, more dominant, and more confident on the court.In a static-passive, or aquot;relaxed, aquot; stretch you assume a position and hold it with some assistance from your own body, a partner, or some other apparatus. ... After assuming an initial passive stretch, the person being stretched isometrically contracts the muscle for 5 to 15 seconds, after ... WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU STRETCH The stretching of a muscle fiber starts with what is called the sarcomere a€” theanbsp;...

Title:52-week Basketball Training
Author:Chip Sigmon
Publisher:Human Kinetics - 2003


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