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  • Date:
    Dec 14, 2016

If you've played basketball for any amount of time, this probably has happened to you. You're going up for a rebound. Or you're trying to steal a pass from the other team. Or your dribbling was disrupted by a defender. Whatever the case, the ball was deflected and awkwardly struck the tip of one of...

  • Author:
    By Alan Stein
  • Date:
    Apr 13, 2016

Will lifting weights stunt your growth? At what age should you start lifting weights? Let me put an end to this lingering myth once and for all... Proper strength training does not stunt growth! In fact, you can actually begin a safe, age appropriate training program as young at 8 or 9 years old....

- Clinics To Be Held In Las Vegas, Chicago, New York And Annapolis -  Colorado Springs, Colorado USA Basketball will conduct youth basketball clinics in Las Vegas, Chicago, New York and Annapolis, Maryland, this summer. The USA Basketball Youth Development clinics, which will include children...

  • Date:
    Aug 23, 2012

Wherever you are in your basketball career, there's somebody younger and less experienced who wants to be where you are. In this FilmRoomTV episode, major Division I coaches like Jim Boeheim, Jay Wright and Lorenzo Romar break down why mentoring younger players will end up benefiting your own...

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What is the best thing a parent can do to help their child succeed at basketball? In this FilmRoomTV episode, major Division I coaches like Mike Krzyzewski, Tom Crean and Sherri Coale break down three traits that the parents of successful basketball players usually have.

  • Author:
    By Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Aug 7, 2012

There are so many basketball camps out there. You could choose a local camp (maybe at your own school) or travel to more renowned camps offered all over the country. There are thousand of basketball camps offered in the U.S. every year. How do you choose the best basketball camp? As a skill...

Wonder what exactly goes into repairing a torn ACL? This animation details everything that doctors do to get an injured knee back to normal.

  • Author:
    By Alan Stein, CCS, CSCS
  • Date:
    Aug 7, 2012

The headline of the first week of the playoffs was Derrick Rose's unfortunate ACL injury. It was a devastating loss for DRose, for the Bulls, and for the league. I have had the chance to meet him on several occasions and have always respected his work ethic and humility. He plays basketball for the...

  • Author:
    By Don Kelbick,
  • Date:
    Aug 7, 2012

Basketball coaches love statistics. Many coaches, and TV commentators, seem to believe they tell an accurate story of a game. Winning coaches use them to pump their coaching ability and losing coaches use them to explain where their players let them down. Here are two examples. First, our depleted...

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    By Marty Schupak,
  • Date:
    May 3, 2012

When most youth basketball coaches think of preseason preparation, they envision grueling conditioning, long stretching sessions, creative new plays and strategies, understanding team dynamics, and attending league meetings. One topic that belongs on that list is what I call a parents meeting. Each...

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