The pool, post-game fun, and youth sports

July 20th, 2015

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Athleticism and long-distance running for basketball

January 25th, 2015

“‘What do you know about athleticism? What purpose do these long runs have other than to hurt your back?’ He [Pep Guardiola] chuckles again and continues: ‘Now they’ll come back thinking they’ve trained hard because they’ve had a 15-minute run, but it’s just placebo effect. They think that when they’re doing these positioning exercises that they’re not working.’ Read the rest of this entry »

Data, Training, and Workout Propaganda

December 21st, 2012

This article by Carl Valle on Mladen Jovanovic’s site is too good not to comment. I don’t want to blog about a blog, so I am going to highlight a few points that resonated the most with me based on my experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t Kill the Beast

March 5th, 2012

After writing yesterday’s post, I continued to watch the Pfaff seminar. In Seminar #4, he spoke directly about basketball. Read the rest of this entry »