Jr. NBA Jr. WNBA Training Videos: Fitness
Jump over a line both forward and backward as you jump rope for one minute. Keep count of how many jumps you make. Next, place your feet parallel to the line and jump over it going from side-to-side for a minute. Keep count once again.
Sprint drills consist of a variety of different conditioning a warm up routines. This is a tecnique that can be used before each practice session and before each game.
Plyometric training is an intense, advanced form of exercise in which the muscles are first stretched, then contracted. Plyometric movements are powerful and high-impact, although the impact should be controlled as much as possible. Plyometric training requires both strength and endurance.
Player gets in basketball stance and has both arms out in front ready for arm drive. The arms should go from the head leavel to knee leve, moving up and down alternating arms.
Players start in a position similar to a push up position but instead they have their weight on their arms. Through the plank they should feel the core area being worked on.
The Coach has 5 instructions in this drill and he shows his instructions by his hand movements, forward, back, left, right and up and down motion. If coach blows his whistle and point to the forward direction players start with a back peddle till coach then point back in the opposit direction then players sprint back to the start position. Coach then blows his whistle and points to the left while players are still in moving motion, they perfrom a defensice slide to the right. Coach then point in the other direction so the players then slide to the left. The last action the coach shows is up and down motions with his fist which is the chopping or quick feet on the spot.