Strength & Conditioning

An Ode to Old School Basketball

Having had the pleasure of coaching basketball since 1970 at all levels, junior high school, high school, minor league, Internationally, and 21 years ... more »

Georgia Tech Hoops Gets Back in the Weight Room

As student-athletes at various levels begin rearing up for their respective seasons in The Peach State, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets' basketball st... more »

Encouraging females to embrace strength training

Athletic opportunities for female student-athletes have exponentially increased since the passage of Title IX. In the face of these opportunities is s... more »

5 training concepts missing from preseason programs

Preseason is almost here, which means it’s time to dial in your training. Preseason is the most important time of the year for a basketball player a... more »

7 strategies to avoid offseason overtraining

Overtraining is the enemy of all athletes. It hinders performance and leads to injury. Symptoms include
a noticeable loss in strength and conditioni... more »

Strength: Principles to training for explosive power

There are many parallels between life and training. One of the most fundamental principles in training for athletic performance is the concept of “... more »

Fitness made easier with new technology

Coaches want the most from their players during training sessions, but there’s a fine line between maximum effort and overexertion. Cross it, and at... more »

Final preparations for the new season

Coaches and players all over the country are diligently working to get ready for the upcoming season. I’m personally entering this year with great a... more »

Strength training principles to get players ready for the season

About 25 years ago I was attending a basketball camp at Washington State University. I thought I was pretty good, but that was until I met a man named... more »

Four principles for offseason basketball training

Another season is in the books, and by now you’ve had time to audit your program, your work and your players. The offseason is where programs create... more »


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