By nate.landas - Last updated: Sunday, June 1, 2014
A strong core is the foundation upon which all movement is based. Watch as strength & conditioning coach, Tim McClellan, helps athletes prepare the body for all movements in every direction. Developing core strength will help your athletes stay injury free and improve their performance.
Core Strengthening Exercises
There are multiple core exercises presented above such as the front plank, side plank, inverted plank, Russian twists, and Superman holds.
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By nate.landas - Last updated: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Tim McClellan (M.S. CSCS) has coached Olympic medalists and NCAA All-Americans and here he guides you through a warm-up. This is designed to effectively activate the nervous system, lubricate joints, quicken the feet, and prepare the body for explosive movements. McClellan uses the agility ladder, hops, and jumps to progress through a dynamic warm-up.
Drills include crossovers, hopscotch, side-to-side hops, in-and-outs and many more.
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By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, January 10, 2014
Tim McClellan has coached hundreds of elite athletes including Olympic gold medalists and knows what plyometrics are essential to volleyball. These low level plyometric exercises help develop the ability to land and jump quickly repeatedly.
Low Level Plyometrics
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By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, December 20, 2013
World class strength & conditioning coach, Tim McClellan, guides you through a variety of sprint mechanics drills. These are excellent progressions to work on the technical aspect of creating more force in your legs.
For the B-Skips it is important to get your foot under your hips and to lift your knee and foot up to waist height.
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By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, June 8, 2012
We have recently released 8 Basketball DVDs to help improve all aspects of your team’s game. These DVDs contain instruction from Tim McClellan, Dana Altman, Tim Jankovich, Don Showalter. The titles of these new Basketball DVDs are:
Becoming a Champion Basketball Player: Off Season Strength & Conditioning
- Tim McClellan has trained NBA and NFL athletes and over a dozen Olympic Gold Medalists
- Create basketball specific workouts that develop good balance, quick feet and season-long durability
- Learn to incorporate agility training, neurological training, and plyometric training into your warm-up
- Incorporate various resistance band exercises to improve reaction time
- See how to teach the 3-2 zone in segments, using position specific breakdown drills
- Learn to adjust your zone to different situations and personnel match-ups
- Learn various methods of defending the low post, such as triple traps, dive down & bluff, and more
- Learn the philosophy and drills Coach Altman uses to increase his team’s toughness and competitiveness
- Find out how to set the tone for a successful practice through rebounding and defensive drill work
- Improve your team’s conditioning using full court drills that emphasize executing when fatigued
- Get pre-practice shooting & warm-up drills for small groups of players to maximize shooting reps
- Use man offense principles to flow into your zone offense attack
- Learn to cut underneath a zone and become difficult to guard
- Learn to emphasize screening angles to create scramble situations, miscommunication and uncertainty of assignments for the defense
- Learn how to alter the movements to play against an odd guard front zone
- Get a number of quick hitters against the zone to get the ball to the hot shooter
- Learn 5 cuts to create space and a read progression for coming off of screens–you can’t score if you can’t get open
- Exploit holes in the defense with speed, footwork and quick offensive strikes
- Use a 4 on 4 shell drill to train your athletes to beat the zone
- Learn what a defensive stance should look like and why!
- Learn how to defend the down screen against a star shooter
- Learn how to defend the screen and roll using “show and recover” tactics, rather than switching which creates match-up problems
- Coach Lockes’ 8 Stage Developmental Warm-Up Drill used by NBA players to develop footwork, positioning, shot fakes, rip-throughs, etc. while developing muscle memory with each hand
- Learn how to be strong with the ball, ignore fouls and effectively drive to the rim
- Improve the little things in your game: Change of direction speed, backpedaling, defensive slides, jumping and landing and more!
- Develop a go-to move and a counter to keep the defense guessing
- Learn to shoot the ball effectively when receiving a pass or off the dribble
- Build the skills you need to win the battle on the glass
- Learn the screening angle that is the hardest to defend–and why