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Mistakes Young Basketball Players Need to Address Now

Former University of Tennessee football coach Johnny Majors famously balked at the cliché, “Practice makes perfect.” “Perfect practice makes perfect,”...

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How Should Basketball Shoes Fit?

When buying a new pair of basketball shoes, there’s a lot more to it than just finding a pair that...

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Summer Training Tips to Do at Home

It’s that time of year. As the temperature goes up, it’s time to take it easy with no schoolwork, beach...

A Note to Our Priority 1 Family

Priority 1 Family, First off, let me say thank you for all your support during this tough time. Some of...

Best Nutrition Habits for Basketball Players

All great basketball players make a point of eating a well-balanced diet. During basketball training, players need to eat foods...

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Essential Ab Workouts for Basketball Players

Core strength is essential for all athletes in every sport. However, it is especially important for basketball players. Having a...

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6 Benefits of Basketball Camps and Clinics

Basketball is a great team game enjoyed by many young athletes. Just getting to play the game is fun, but...

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7 Cold Weather Training Essentials

As the days grow shorter and darker, and clouds, rain, and snow turn blue skies gray, it can be hard...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Off-Season Youth Basketball Training

While the phrase off-season may sound like another way of saying break, it really just defines the period of time...

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