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Feb 9th, 2016

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Positive vs. Negative Start Research

  For hundreds of years athletes have been naturally using the negative step for improved acceleration. Traditionally, coaches teach that it’s a wasted step and will lead to slower acceleration. For such a highly debated topic the research is lacking. Decisions on positive vs negative step have been strictly opinion based. We have been progressing with […]

Nov 24th, 2015

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5 In-Season Training Tips

In-Season training is the most overlooked phase of the training year. Too many players take 2 steps forward in the off-season and 1 step back during season. For long term athletic development, players need to learn how to train In-Season. In the video below I give some tips that help our athletes stay explosive and […]

Nov 17th, 2015

Category: Basketball Drills
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Inverted Drag Step- J Law BBall Guest Post

This week on our Elite Ball Handling System we have a guest post from NBA Skills Trainer Jordan Lawley. Jordan dissected the Inverted Drag Step, which is a great move to create separation. If you haven’t checked out J Law on Instagram (@jlawbball) you’re missing out on some quality content! To become a member of the […]

Oct 21st, 2014

Category: Basketball Drills
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Mastering 3 Components of the Dribble

This STACK article was from last year, but is very beneficial! In the article I show you a few drills to enhance 3 components of the dribble: cuff dribble, low dribble and on-the move dribble. Click the link below to view the article. Also, please be sure to subscribe by putting your email in the […]

Sep 13th, 2014

Category: Basketball Drills
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Loose vs. Tight Handles

Great dribblers contain many similarities. They have superior coordination, dexterity, kinesthetic awareness, ability to coordinate feet movements with the hands, etc. However, not all ball handlers utilize the same type of handle. Some of the greatest dribblers of all time utilize the “tight handle” whereas other greats mastered the “loose handle”. Most coaches and trainers […]

Aug 28th, 2013

Category: Basketball Drills
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How to Euro Step Like Manu Ginobili

The Euro Step has become a popular move in the NBA, and is even making it’s way into the high school and youth levels. It’s a very effective move if used correctly and in the right situation. Guys like Manu Ginobili, Dwayne Wade, James Harden and many more NBA stars are using the Euro Step […]

Aug 16th, 2013

Category: Coaching
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The Zone: What It Is and How To Find It

Most athletes know what it feels like to be in the zone. The zone is an amazing phenomenon that leads to extreme performance improvements. There are tons of players with NBA/WNBA level talent, however, a player who cannot get in their zone CONSISTENTLY will never play at an elite level. In this article I’d like […]

Jun 7th, 2013

Category: Coaching
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On-Court Attitude

Before reading this blog post, I want you to ask yourself a few questions and answer them honestly.  How would your coach classify your attitude on the court? How would the person guarding you classify your attitude? Are you timid? Maybe you come off a bit cocky? Maybe you’re emotional and on edge throughout the […]

May 15th, 2013

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Takeaways From The 2013 Midwest Sports Performance Conference

Loren Landow • “My job is teaching athletes how to leverage the levers about the center of mass.” • The bottom line for every movement on the court/field is how do I get back to acceleration. • Eccentric control is extremely important. • The goal for athletes is to do all the right things from […]

May 3rd, 2013

Category: Basketball Drills
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STACK Article

Be sure to head over to STACK to see our featured article “Get Great Handles by Mastering 3 Components of the Dribble”. http://www.stack.com/2013/05/03/great-handles/