Complete Conditioning for Basketball presents the ultimate in training for the sport from the National Basketball Conditioning Coaches Association, the experts who work daily to maximize the performance potential of the game's top stars.
Build your strength and power to be a beast on the boards. Improve your quickness and agility to be a defensive stopper. Increase your vertical jump to rise over defenders for uncontested shots. With over 200 exercises, drills, performance tests, and workouts, plus a 60-minute instructional DVD, Complete Conditioning for Basketball is the most comprehensive training resource for men and women at all levels of competition.
Get the most out of your workouts and add new dimensions to your game. Complete Conditioning for Basketball will help you to fulfill your potential and make the most of every opportunity on the court.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Tests and Evaluation
Chapter 2. Warm-Up and Flexibility
Chapter 3. Conditioning
Chapter 4. Strength
Chapter 5. Power
Chapter 6. Speed
Chapter 7. Agility
Chapter 8. Complete Conditioning Schedule
“Shaq calls me ‘Flash.' But I wasn't simply born with great quickness; it's something that I've developed—along with a lot of strength, power, and agility—through my career. The NBA conditioning coaches are the best in the world at getting an athlete's body in the best possible shape to excel in this game. Use their book and DVD, and you'll see what I mean.”
”I've added 25 lbs. of muscle since the start of my NBA career—not just to get big, but to get stronger and more powerful while staying quick and agile. If you train the right way, like they say in Complete Conditioning for Basketball, you'll build your body and your game, too."
"I work on conditioning as much as I work on my game. Stamina is especially important for performing at a high level through a long season. Prepare to play your very best every time you step on the court with the great information in this book and DVD."
ExcerptsMaintain agility training year-round
Test for performance - 4 suggestions for testing abilities