Whether you’re a competitive athlete or committed exerciser, at some point you’ve probably experienced excessive fatigue and muscle soreness following your workout. Sometimes this tiredness can hold you back from working out as hard as you’d like for many days. In order to reduce this feeling of delayed recovery and allow your body to get back into the game sooner than later, you need to appreciate the importance of proper exercise nutrition.
Transition defense is an incredibly important aspect of defense in basketball, but it is also the most overlooked. Basketball coaches almost take for granted that their players will simply get back on defense and prevent their opposition from scoring. However, this is not always the case and there is a significant amount of strategy and technique that goes into how transition defense should be played.
We are currently in an era of high exposure basketball. AAU basketball tournaments and college recruiting showcase events have become the norm. As a result, basketball skills training has become a lost art. This is inexcusable, because in order to become a complete basketball player, skill development must be a priority.
There’s a reason I’m always telling you to eat small, nutritious meals frequently.
And there’s a reason why I harp on starting that trend each day with a solid breakfast.
No, I’m not talking about hitting a fast food joint for a Bacon, Egg and Cheese biscuit packed with a zillion calories.
Look, I know many of you just can’t stand eating breakfast. And I know many of you just don’t have time. But I’ve just gotta get it into your head – and so do you.
During the summer months when pickup basketball dominated the playgrounds, I would play almost every night because the level of competition was top notch. The collegiate players were all back from college and I being a high school player wanted to play against players who were better than me. In doing so, I learned my weaknesses as a player.