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Basketball Articles (238)
Increase Your Vertical Jump with Strength Training
Increase Your Vertical Jump with Strength Training Everyone can agree that strength training is a key element of any program designed to increase your vertical jump. In fact, the benefits of strength training are undeniable for any form of exercise program. However, many athletes and coaches don't fully apply the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 01, 2011  
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Coaching Beginning Youth Basketball
The most important lessons coaching beginning school aged basketball players for school or a traveling team are not about basketball. Teaching players to be responsible people are the real lessons to learn. Responsiblity includes attending practice on time which helps set the tone not only for basketball practice but have…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 12, 2011  
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How to Slam Dunk
How to Slam Dunk Being able to slam dunk is one of the mostly advanced and highly sought after skills in Basketball. Slam dunking a basketball instantly demonstrates your expertise, giving you credibility as a player. Over the years entire exhibitions and competitions have been created, revolving around dunking, amazing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 02, 2011  
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What Type Of Person Owns A Sports Shop/sports Store? An Underdog
Well, because you love sports, duh. I know it seems like an obvious answer, but it may not be quite that simple for me. I mean I love sports, all sports. Even the obscure ones like cricket and curling (Who didn't set their alarm or DVR to watch that stuff…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 03, 2011  
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Basketball Basics: Teaching Shooting
There are many opportunities to teach shooting throughout the season because players like to shoot. They are often practicing shots before practice, after practice, and in the parks and gyms. This article offers suggestions on how players can be helped with their shots. The good things is that they see…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 11, 2011  
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27 New Nike Shoes for Basketball
Do you love basketball shoes? Are you a rabid sneakerhead who simply can't get enough pairs of basketball sneakers? Do you sometimes get an anxiety attack because you weren't able to get a pair of a sick limited released kicks? Well, you are not alone. Yours truly knows the joy…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 08, 2011  
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Lebron James is Lebron James And Michael Jordan is Michael Jordan
LeBron James came to the Miami Heat NBA Basketball Team with Chris Bosh and became the alleged villain for leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers. How can anyone fault LeBron James exercising his Right of freedom of choice to pick what is right for his family and his career? Does it really…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 29, 2011  
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The Lebron 9 Ohio State
The new shoe that LeBron James will be wearing this season is one sick looking shoe. This shoe definitely deserves some "face time" on the hardcourt. Unfortunately, there may not be NBA regular season this year and all the opportunities that this shoe could have to dazzle us with it's…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 16, 2011  
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Uconn Success But at What Cost
While the NCAA recently crowned the University of Connecticut as its Division 1 Champion for the 2010-2011 basketball season, the success of this elite program is coming under scrutiny about the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate (APR) score. The question becomes success but at what cost, to the coach, the University,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 04, 2011  
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Jump Manual - is Jump Manual A Scam Or Does it Really Work ?
Are you a basketball player who finally wants to make his first slam dunk? Then you have to be either very tall or jump quite high and jump manual can help you out with this. While you can’t change your size, you can definitely work on the height of your…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 16, 2011  
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Can You Blame Lebron James for Choosing the Miami Heat?
Lebron James got a lot of flack for leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to play for the Miami Heat. You can not blame Lebron when you look at the caliber of the two players he is with now. First, lets look at Dwyane Wade who was the number 5 pick in…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 02, 2011  
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How to Jump High
Speed and power are the two key elements that will determine your jumping ability. So, the exercises that make up a jump training program must be centered around improving these elements. Exercises that don't lead toward maximizing strength and power should not be included. Distance running and doing 100's of…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 27, 2011  
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Basketball Drills for Beginners
What beginning basketball drills can be used to capture the attention, encourage, instruct, and create a fun wholesome environment that fosters growth and development? There is nothing more exciting and frightening at the same time than the realization that you have volunteered or have been encouraged to coach basketball to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 06, 2011  
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What Are The Best Vertical Jumps In The NBA
What are the best vertical jumps in the NBA? Just for fun we will take a look at some of the greatest jumpers in the NBA, and then see if we can't learn something that applies to our own jumping ability. Before we dig into the NBA lets look at…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 27, 2011  
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Basketball Dribbling Drills for Beginners
One of the most challenging tasks for beginners and coaches is teaching ball handling skills. Dribbling a basketball for young players can be difficult because of the coordination required to control the ball and the size of the ball itself can be a problem. Also, because dribbling is new to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Apr 07, 2011  
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Shaq Is Retiring After 19 Seasons In The NBA
The day of June 1st 2011 will be remembered as the day that one of the biggest names in sports called it quits. You read that right, Shaquille O'Neal, the man who won 4 NBA titles, is finally retiring. Shaq, who turned 39 back in March, made it official earlier…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 01, 2011  
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Basketball Dribbling Drills - Dribble Like A Pro
Learning how to dribble a basketball is imperative to becoming a skilled and talented basketball player. Dribbling a basketball effectively can help position a player to begin the flow of the offense, escape from a harassing defender, and get around a screen to open up passing and shooting options, amongst…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jun 26, 2011  
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Increase Vertical Leap - Jumpsoles Review
What are Jumpsoles? Jumpsoles are weighted frontal training platforms that you attach to your shoes while training.  Over the years, there are mixed reviews regarding the effectiveness of Jumpsoles.  Some have claimed to increase vertical leap by 10-12 inches while most claim they make training unstable and can cause some…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 03, 2011  
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Can This Shoe Make You Jump Higher
Tremendous hype has been circulating on the Internet about a state-of-the-art shoe which claims to make you jump higher.  Do you guys remember a shoe which made headlines in the 90’s called The Catapult?  It was the LA Gear equivalent of Nike Air Jordan.  Now twenty years after, another shoe…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Jordan II Hybrid Shoes for Basketball
The original Air Jordan line of basketball shoes is without a doubt the most popular line of shoes of all time.  From the original Jordan I to the most current Jordan 2011, there is not a single shoe in the line that is not epic. Well, maybe there is one…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 05, 2011  
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Your Vertical Training, Nutrition And the Confidence Of Youth
I was watching a civil wartime move called Cold Mountain the other day and there was a scene at the end of the movie that caught my eye and ear. One of the young villains named Bosie is staring down the hero (Inman) while on their horses and debating on…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   May 21, 2013  
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Heavy Metal Kobe Bryant Shoes
...are Back in Black! Go ahead, feel free to sing along with me as I shout out, and shout out badly, some AC/DC. The Kobe VI has just released in an all black colorway for the second year in a row. Last year's Kobe V "Black Out" release, this one…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Basketball Skills That Make An Effective Player
There is so much to teach and learn in basketball, especially for the younger players. Wouldn't it be good if we could break it down to the most essential basketball skills, and then convey to our players what those skills are and how to develop those skills. Our players would…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 14, 2011  
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Basketball Rebounding: How to Rebound Effectively on the Offensive End
Offensive rebounding gives your team a much better chance to win. When your players get offensive rebounds, they are giving your team more ball possessions. This then gives your team more opportunities to score. Most importantly, it also lessens the amount of time your opponent has the ball, thus decreasing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 22, 2011  
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The Dwight Howard Trade Saga
I am Requesting a Trade The center piece of the Orlando Magic Dwight Howard requested a trade before the beginning of the season. It is what Magic fans had been dreading, Dwight wants to win a championship, play with his friends, or just a new start. Orlando thinks that with…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 04, 2012  
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Get Better At Basketball By Setting Goals
Begin with the 6 P's to Success What are the "6 P's"? They are basically a fun and easy way to remember the road to success. I don't know who said it first or who made it up but the first time I ever heard about it was from a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Jul 19, 2012  
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Real Men Wear Pink Basketball Shoes
Pink colored athletic shoes seem to be poping up in record numbers these days. In particular, pink colored basketball shoes seem to be populating the sneaker landscape at an alarming rate. Long considered a women's color, pink is now adorining many a basketball sneaker, male and female. There is a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 10, 2011  
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Basketball Rebounding on the Defensive End
An important aspect to winning a basketball game is rebounding on the defensive end. To hold the opponent to one shot per offensive sequence gives your team a much better chance to win the game. This article describes the skills and mindset needed to be a effective defensive rebounder.  It…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Oct 08, 2011  
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The Best Way To Learn Youth Basketball Training
Youth Basketball Training Youth basketball training is a constant challenge and joy. There are specifications of trainers they may not be conscious of and that often look more like the part of a psychologist or teacher than a trainer. To get ready themselves for teaching adolescents in activities, actions, development,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Mar 28, 2015  
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The Basics Of Basketball: Winning Formula
In this article, I would like to share with you the basics of basketball giving you the best chance to coach a winning team. When your team progresses on each of these basics, you will achieve more wins for your record. Emphasizing these basics throughout the season is bound to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Basketball   Sep 13, 2011  
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