Individual Workout: VertiMax Training

Last year, our program purchased a Vertimax training system for the BJU Bruins student athletes. This is the first off-season I’ve really been able to get into using the Vertimax with our basketball players. So far, I’ve seen great results in just a short time. There is a common misconception that strength training through weight lifting is enough for…

Individual Workout: Resistance Band Workout

At the conclusion of the season, we  give guys a couple weeks to rest and recover. But after spring break, it’s time to get back into the gym! Our off-season philosophy is that our players get bigger, faster, and stronger, even through their on-the-court workouts. A great way to incorporate strength training into these kinds of workouts…

Individual Workout: Duke Guard Workout

While attending a coaches clinic a few years ago, Duke Blue Devils’ associate head coach Chris Collins (current Northwestern head coach) conducted a workout for the team’s guards. Here are the notes: 1. Full Court Dribbling Down right-handed, back left-handed Hesitation at each line (FT line, halfcourt line, FT line) Change direction at each line (FT line,…

Individual Workout: Defensive Focus

Summer is winding down, which means our players are starting to make their way back to campus. Three of the guys in today’s workout haven’t been on campus much this summer. It’s important to begin re-acclimating these guys to the intensity of preseason and in-season practices. As a result, the focus of today’s workout was on both conditioning…