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Player Development: 5 Exercises To Increase Basketball Explosiveness

On August 17, 2018, Posted by , In Coaching/Training Tips,Skill Development, With Comments Off on Player Development: 5 Exercises To Increase Basketball Explosiveness

What so many players, coaches, and parents fail to realize is just how important the weight room is to developing a player’s technical and tactical skills. These are the primary movements that we focus on in our program: Lunges, Jumping, Pivots, Shuffles, Explosive Sprints, and Back Pedaling. If a player’s…

CBBA “Coats for Kids” Charity Skills Clinic Recap

On November 6, 2017, Posted by , In Media,Skill Development, With Comments Off on CBBA “Coats for Kids” Charity Skills Clinic Recap

Video from our Annual CBBA Charity Skills Clinic in Hickman, NE. As a group, we will be donating over 86 winter coats, 10 pairs of winter boots, over 90 pairs of new socks, and numerous other items including hats and gloves. Sending out a special thank you to all of…

20 “Expectations” for Your Team

On October 19, 2017, Posted by , In Coaching/Training Tips,Motivational,Skill Development, With Comments Off on 20 “Expectations” for Your Team

Ready or not, it’s that time of year again. The season is ALMOST here and now is the perfect time (if you haven’t done so already) to lay the framework for how your program works and what expectations you have for the season, team, and individual players. Below is a…

7 Cardinal Defensive Principles

On February 27, 2017, Posted by , In Coaching/Training Tips,Skill Development, With Comments Off on 7 Cardinal Defensive Principles

Looking to increase your defensive efficiency this season? Try adding these defensive principles from the legend, Adolph Rupp. Cut Down the Number of Shots “Teams must shoot to score, and if you can reduce their scoring opportunities by aggressive defensive play, you will eliminate the danger of a high score.”…