Posted at 10:25h
in Player Development
You picked up a basketball because it was fun, right? It was fun to play with your friends and get some exercise. But then your idea of fun began to evolve.
Competing began to give you a thrill.
Your team winning began to be the definition of real fun.
But a team can only be as good as the individuals that make up the team, so you decided to become better. In fact, you want to be “a cut above” the rest and pull your team up with you. Now, playing against average players is not good enough anymore. In fact, whatever the level of your competition, you have a desire to play on the level above them. Basketball is still fun for the same reasons it’s always been, but now the fun goes deeper; it’s now tied up with getting yourself and your team to the next level - maybe even to a championship.
If you’re at this point in your life, then you’re ready to train like a champion. There’s not room in this article or any other single article to map out all
of the details for training like a champion. So instead, let’s look at the big picture: