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babatunde11 Pro 94 posts since
Jan 10, 2012
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May 4, 2012 4:42 PM

Is my workout effective?

Problem Statement:

This workout has made me a good player and gave me fundamentals. My only dilemma is I don't have alot of confidence. In practice I always look like the best player on team. In game I try crossing and it hits my leg, I shoot and it's an airball... I need a drill that will help me overcome this!

Current Workout:

1.) Warm-Up

2.) 50 Push-Ups

3.) 50 Sit-Ups

4.) 50 Knee-Squats w/ 20 Pound Weights

5.) 50 Weight-Lifts (Each Arm/20 Pounds)

6.) 5 Minutes of Jump-Rope

7.) 5 Minutes of Cone Drill (Practices driving to a defender then switch and do same thing on weak hand over and over again)

8.) 5 Minutes of Chair Drill (Practice driving using a chair as defender)

9.) 5 Minutes of Weak-Hand Dribble Practice

[Weekly 30 Minute Practice at Basketball Hoop]


  • jjh20 Amateur 36 posts since
    Aug 16, 2011
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    1. Jul 17, 2012 11:00 AM (in response to babatunde11)
    Is my workout effective?

    you should make your workouts more intense and in game speed, go to youtube, write "shot science game speed" and you should see an old guy's face

  • Poohdini25 Amateur 27 posts since
    Jan 8, 2012
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    2. Jul 17, 2012 3:59 PM (in response to babatunde11)
    Is my workout effective?

    I agree you might not be practicing game speed so when it's game time the pace might be too fast for you. It's OK to overcome this you make practice harder than the game and the game will be a walktrough and become so easy. If you have confidence in your game as well during gametime that is all you need. Just be yourself and know your abilities of what you can and cannot do. Don't over do anything. BE YOURSELF and have CONFIDENCE. Good Luck.

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