Posted by on 26th Jun 2014
Save 15% on your Myosource Purchase - Use Promo Code BLOG15The video above is great Basketball Speed Training, Sprint Training and Skills Training with Myosource Ultimate Kinetic Bands. Watch as the Kinetic Bands fire the muscles in the legs, hips, glutes, hamstrings and thighs allowing the athletes to train at a higher level of intensity. This video takes basketball players through a variety of speed training and strength training drills that will help develop the lower body and the core to increase balance, endurance, quickness, strength and speed. In each movement the goal of the basketball player should be to maintain great body control in order to adequately move with explosiveness and power. Myosource Ultimate Kinetic Bands are a great tool for helping with body control and maintaining balance while speed training, strength training and skills training.
If you struggle with balance and body control it will be hard to play basketball or any other sport to your potential nor will you be able to reach your fitness goals. Most of the time when we see a basketball player struggling on the court their balance is off and their body control appears out of sync. When you put the bands on focus on staying low and keeping your chest centered in order to maintain body control and balance.
In each basketball drill in the video the bands are increasing the difficulty for the basketball player to produce greater results. Notice that the pressure increases as each move is expanded. Simply widen your stance and feel the difference. Perform each drill with and without the bands to experience the explosiveness the bands generate and make sure to work at 100% in each set and rep.
Basketball players as well as coaches are able to utilize the Kinetic bands during normal drills and skills for great speed training to maximize training time while reach great fitness goals and feeling and seeing results.
Just think about how enjoyable your basketball games will be if you are in tip top physical shape and do not spend time on the bench because of injury. It is time for basketball players to start their conditioning to prepare for tryouts and for the long basketball season approaching. That is if you haven’t already started. [...]
Many people have the misconception that speed is something a person either has or does not have. Yes, some people just seem naturally faster, but quick first steps, lateral quickness, and lateral speed and strength can be trained.Even if you are the basketball player on the team with the most speed to run up and down the court, moving side [...]
A high vertical jump should be the goal of any basketball player. Strong legs and a strong core plus good flexibility and balance are needed to increase vertical jump height. This video demonstrates a basketball drill with resistance bands that can help you improve your vertical jump height and increase flexibility and balance. Working on strengthen the hips, building [...]
The video below is a great demonstration for quick feet training. Our focus during this segment is to work on developing quick feet while maintaining balance, stability and body control. For basketball players having quick feet or fast feet is essential in order to be able to react quickly to any situation on the basketball court while maintaining balance [...]
This segment of our training is designated to Plyometric Jump Training. Plyometric include exercises and drills that are designed to contract and extend athletes muscles quickly in order to increase speed and power. Adding Myosource Kinetic Bands to Plyometric exercises and drills will help you train your muscles to improve jump height and other explosive moves. The resistance of the bands put [...]