Category Archives: Strength Training

NBA Pre Draft Training Olek Czyz Project

With Olek finishing up his 1st year with Virtus Roma in Italy and the NBA Combine starting up this week i thought it would be a great time to drop some heat on YouTube and look back to last years … Continue reading

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Increase Your Basketball Vert With This Step-Up Progression

Step Up Progression for Basketball from Mike Atkinson on Vimeo. Read the training progression on Stack! Increase Your Basketball Vert With This Step-Up Progression

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Stack Magazine Basketball Experts- Mike Atkinson

Elite Pro Performance Trainer Mike Atkinson is now featured on the Basketball Expert page of Stack Magazine and Blog. Mike has contributed his expertise in movement and strength for the game of basketball with new content and videos for Stack … Continue reading

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Elite Pro Basketball Training and Events for Summer Schedule 2k 11

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Keiser Power For Basketball, Football tuck to Bull Hop

Part of the Basketball Power Series Trainer Mike Atkinson Resistance at 17% Body weight Keiser performance equipment is a game changer. I have had the opportunity to work with Keiser performance for over 4 years at Sierra Strength & Speed. … Continue reading

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Keiser Performance for Basketball, with Video

Keiser performance equipment is a game changer. I have had the opportunity to work with Keiser performance for over 4 years at Sierra Strength & Speed. The ability to generate basketball specific training programs that use the pneumatic technology is … Continue reading

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DO You Pass the Eye Ball Test?

As I took my seat down on the plane after a (International Basketball League) game against the Santa Barbara Breakers (missed a triple double by 1 point), I could not help but overhear the man I was sitting next to … Continue reading

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Single Leg Squat w/Ball Progression- Basketball Performance

Train for Balance, Strength and Stability: Single Leg Squat with Basketball: Keep chest Proud and back flat Keep knee stable Reach back and sit in hips, do not let knee go in front of toes Keep pressure evenly distributed through … Continue reading

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Gain leverage over your opponent- Lateral Lunge

Increase your ability to move in an athletic position. ¬†The game of basketball is played at multiple angles consisting of a large percent of lateral movements. ¬†Perform lateral lunge for increased mobility and strength in hips and adductors. The lateral … Continue reading

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5 components to TFB RudeBoi’s Vertical Jump

What we can learn from TFB and the art of jumping. Now it is time to breakdown and take a look at some of the fundamentals behind their hops. For those of us who are fans of athleticism and the … Continue reading

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