Basketball Cardiovascular Conditioning Stage One: Cardiovascular Training (Aerobic Work). Cardiovascular training is crucial in order to build a solid base of... Stage Two: Sprint / Interval-Training. Anaerobic training involves the application of timed recovery periods following... The Final Stage: ...
The warm-up will consist of low intensity movements that involve most of the muscles in the body. The goal of the warm-up is to raise the body窶冱 core temperature a few degrees in order to increase blood flow to the muscles and loosen up the joints. This will help prepare the body and mind for the workout to follow.
Developmentally-Appropriate Playing Guidelines. The NBA and USA Basketball working group on Playing Standards is developing age- and stage- appropriate playing guidelines – to include playing rules, equipment recommendations, and competition structure elements – for four age groupings: 8 and under; 9-11 years old; 12-14 years old; Grades 9-12
USA Basketball launched its Youth Development Division in 2013 to provide added governance and structure for youth basketball. The NBA expanded its Jr. NBA program in 2015 to help grow and improve the game. In the spring of 2016, USA Basketball and the NBA came together to establish three expert working groups charged with developing guidelines ...
lateral-movement drills while catching, dribbling, and passing a basketball may be implemented (FIGURES 12 through 14, ONLINE VIDEOS 3 through 5). Elastic resis-tance may be added to challenge bal-ance and increase cocontraction and joint stiffness of the lower extremity. Basketball shooting and passing drills
Consume sufficient fluid to maintain body mass losses within 0-2%. A hydration beverage with sodium helps retain fluids consumed, replace sodium lost in sweat, and stimulates thirst. Focus on sipping fluids often throughout practice or in timeouts and at halftime during games compared to guzzling fluids.
Workout sessions are 1 ½ hours long and consist of drills emphasizing ball handling, footwork, shooting including game-like shooting, one-on-one moves, learning how to create shots for you and your teammates and offensive and defensive techniques.
If a basket, or field goal, is made outside of the three-point arc, then that basket is worth three points. A free throw is worth one point. Free throws are awarded to a team according to some formats involving the number of fouls committed in a half and/or the type of foul committed.