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Fun Basketball Games & Drills for Kids ft. Chris Hungerford

Back when I was a kid, I really enjoy hanging out with my friends after school. Every day we use to stick around the school grounds to play basketball. We were throwing a ball at the rim and on those rare occasions that the ball actually got through the basket, we yelled JOORDAAN or MAIL MAAAN. It was a thing that we really loved as kids and that friendship translated to workouts for the local team and later in life we all had a more or less successful player carrier. We developed

Posted by Coach Viktor on 22nd May 2019

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Benefits of playing different sports at a young age

If we try to analyze the basketball from the pure athletic standpoint, the conclusion that we are going to get is that it just may be the most demanding sport that exists in today's world. If we made this kind of claim then we will have to elaborate on it just to see why we think that basketball is the most demanding of them all: 1. The objective is just 2x bigger than the object. In other words, you can put 2 balls at the same time into the rim and it is a tight call. If we think ab

Posted by Viktor Sadikovic on 20th May 2019

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4 Easy Steps to a Perfect Man to Man Defense

Defense in basketball is something that is going to make you feel good while playing games. There can be nights when the ball is slippery and the hands are cold, when the 3 point line is a bit further then usually and it may seem like somebody has shrunk the rim. Cold nights on offense is a thing that basketball Gods can serve on any given moment on any given game day. But, nobody, nobody can take away a will to fight, to grind, to bite and to defend your basket. You may lose the gam

Posted by Viktor Sadikovic on 12th May 2019

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Dreaming of Making Basketball Your 9 to 5? How to Become a Professional Coach

Dreaming of Making Basketball Your 9 to 5? How to Become a Professional Coach
People with coaching careers can help athletes at multiple levels. You can instruct athletes of any age, from youth basketball all the way through college and to the NBA. Incomes do not always correlate with the time you spend on the job, and you may have to work hard to land the opportunity you really want. With the right knowledge and passion, you can make a professional basketball career your dream come true.What You Can ExpectProfessional basketball coaches average an annual salary of close

Posted by Eileen O'Shanassy on 12th May 2019

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Nutritional Needs for Kids Involved in Youth Basketball

Nutritional Needs for Kids Involved in Youth Basketball
Wondering if your athlete is lacking in nutrition? Here are 3 tips to keep your young basketball player active and safe during their next season.Vitamin and Mineral NeedsThe first nutritional need for young athletes is enough vitamins and minerals. These things are important for athletes because they help with energy needs as well as help to prevent injury. According to Vital4U, common vitamins and minerals for athletes include magnesium, calcium, and iron, as well as others. Magnesium aids in m

Posted by Eileen O'Shanassy on 7th May 2019

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