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The All-Star Basketball Practice Plan
by Rali Todd, Owner, GoBasketballPro.com

or...... How To Dramatically Improve Your Game 10x Faster Than Your Competition & Teammates

You're about to learn the secret training plan All-Stars use to improve their game fast and get the most out of their workouts .One of the many habits All-Stars have, that bench warmers do not, is they don't concern themselves with being busy. Just because you're busy (spend time working on your game) does not mean you are being productive. Just because you go out and practice does not mean you are being effective or efficient.

I'm going to help you out today. I'm going to show you how to stop being busy and start being productive. I'm going o show you the secrets to improving your game drastically… In the shortest time possible. I'll let you in on some tightly guarded strategies so you stop making incremental (almost unnoticeable) improvements.

Implement the tactics and training module I share with you in this article, and in 30 days or less, you'll be one of the best players on your team. Heck, your coach will probably think you're the new kid from out of town who's come to save the season.

And BTW, I'm permitted, by law (at least my lawyers tell me this) that result in applying these secrets cold result in a few cheerleaders to start paying more attention to you and maybe even ask you out on a date. I just had to warn you. =) Proceed at your own-risk.

There isn't enough time in the day to work on every aspect of your game. There isn't enough time in a one hour work out to get everything done. That's what it's vitally important you work on the most important aspect. You do the drills that are going to improve your game the most. You use a basketball practice plan that's the most effective and explosive.

Haven't you ever wondered: "Isn't there a better way to work on my game? There should be a faster way for me to become a batter basketballer!"

Well, you've just found the answer to that question. I'm going to show you the secret basketball plan I've developed that guarantees outrageous improvements. There is this big lie you've been feed that change and improvement come gradual. I don't know who told you that, but I never signed up for that class. Slow is boring. Fast is exciting.

You better be excited right now, you've just found the back-door key to basketball improvement success. Here we go…

With so many drills and different ways to practice to improve your game, you could very easily get confused and frustrated trying to compile a perfect practice plan. Some of the main components I have always stressed with all my private basketball clients, whether they are beginners or already all-stars, is to train smarter and not just harder.

A major component you have to consider when trying to design a Basketball Improvement system is to leverage your time wisely and work on the areas that are most important to you and your game.

To use an example, if you are a point guard, your main job is to be able to handle the rock under control and pressure, control the pace of the game, make sure all your teammates are doing their job correctly and be your coaches on the court general.

It would be great if you were a great rebounder, it is not something that you should spend a lot of time practicing. You should focus the majority of your time practicing and improving the areas that are most required. Try not to get caught up in trying to work on every aspect of basketball, there's not enough time to work on everything in one practice. I have outlined a Practice plan that I use to structure all of my workouts, and it is the exact training module found in my best selling Go Basketball Pro Training Formula. You can check that out by hoping over to www.GoBasketBallPro.com.

Your practice or training workout will last approximately 1 hour and begins with a Sports Warm-Up.

Sports Warm Up (15 minutes)

It is very essential you participate in an active warm up that will prepare you for a vigorous work out ahead. The days of static stretching as a team are long over, due to the fact that you want to prepare yourself for moving, running, and explosive burst, you want to prepare your body to handle certain movements and game situations.

Run 4 to 5 times around the court at about 50%, and follow that up with 4 half court layups from both the right and left side.

Then, perform 3 full court layups on each side, right and left. Next, move onto two ball dribbling, full court and back 3 times, two ball alternating dribbling full court and back, 3 times, and finish up with a few dynamic warm up stretches that will improve your mobility, stability, and overall flexibility.

Basketball conditioning (10 minutes)

Jumping right into some conditioning drills. After you've completed your warm-up, is one of the dynamic components of a proper training module. For many of your practices, the exercise and drills will change and vary, but the principles remain the same. The Strategy to structure this component of your workout is to compile 6 conditioning drills that you will perform only once, but at 100% intensity.

Take a 30-45 second break in-between each drill and then move onto the next conditioning drill. Do not perform your conditioning drills for any certain amount of reps, but rather for duration of time. Lasting 30-45 seconds for each drill.

Hers is a sample conditioning workout you can use to module after:

Exercise # 1 suicide (30 seconds)
Rest(45 seconds)
Exercise # 2 (machine guns while dribbling a basketball) 30 seconds
Rest (45 seconds)
Exercise # 3 Basketball Pushups with a basketball(20 seconds on each side)
Rest(45 seconds)
Exercise #4 Full court Defensive slides(35 seconds)
Rest (45 seconds)
Exercise # 5 Net or rim touches (30 seconds)
Rest (45 Seconds)
Exercise # 6 Push Up Holds (45 seconds)
Rest Until your 10 minutes is up.

As you can see, with this method, if you structure your workouts and practices correctly, you will get a very effective practice in a short period of time. Probably the most productive workout you've ever had. After your conditioning drills are completed, you will use the next 10 minutes solely focused on shooting. I have a simple rule when trying to improve your shooting and it goes a little something like this:

Think of the 5 most common shots and spots you are most likely to shoot in a game and only work on those 5 shots. It is almost a waste of time if you are a center trying to improve your 3 point shooting. Practice shots you are actually going to take in a game, if you want to make some 3's or crazy half-courters, go play a video game, but do not waste any time trying to improve something you do not need to improve. Once you have figured out your 5 most common shots, spend 2 minutes working on each one of them. Get up as many shots as you can in those 2 minutes from those specific spots.

Once you try this method out for a week or two, only working to improve your 5 most common shots, you'll be amazed at the improvements in your shooting and you overall game. The players that make the least improvements are the ones who are scattered and lack focus. Your focus should always on what's going to improve your game the most. What do you really need to improve on and not what you want to improve. That mental thinking is a huge difference maker between All-Stars and bench warmers.

After you finish working on your shooting, you will dedicate the next 10 minutes on ball handling. There are millions of drills that will improve your ball handling skills and you can pick which ever ones you like, but follow these rules when you working on improving your ball handling:

  1. Try not to look down at the ball. (duh!)
  2. Try your hardest not to mess up.(you should already know this one)
  3. Involve as much running and movement as you can. (You need better 'game-like ball handling skills)
  4. After you've mastered a drill, do not continue to do the same drill, move on to a more challenging drill.(come on clevis)
  5. Incorporate multitasking drills as much as possible, like 2 ball dribbling; the more you can do at the same time the better. (Even if you have A.D.D.)
Follow these rules and you will see a dramatic improvement in your over all game. Now that you have gotten past those stations, it is time to move to the most important aspect of your workout.

The last 15 minutes will solely be committed to working on your niche, the most important component of your game.

What Is Your Niche?

This is by far the most over looked aspect in basketball. A niche is what you do best; it is the one thing that you do great, the thing that separates you from the baller next to you. The One thing you can provide the team, and what the coach can count on you for. Without a Niche, you have no identity on the court. If you look at all the Kings in the NBA, you will easily discover their Niche.

Steve Nash - passing
Ben Wallace - Rebounding
Dwyane Wade - attacking the basket
Mike Miller - Shooting
Kobe Bryant - Scoring

And the list goes on... every great NBA player has a niche and the ones that sit the bench don't. Yeah their still good, but they don't do anything great. Their average in all the areas of basketball. And average does not get you on the court at the highest level of basketball.

Spend the last 15 minutes working on and mastering your niche. It's the most important thing you could ever do for your career. Whatever it is, whether it be shooting, rebounding, ball handling, defense, scoring, driving to the basket, 3 point shooting, etc... Work on mastering and improving it. If you take this approach to your workouts and self-practice, the results you will accomplish will blow your mind; you will start to amaze your friends, teammates, coaches, and parents.

More importantly, you will start to become an All-Star baller while all your friends and teammates are still trying to become one. Improving your game is easy when you do it the right way. And the training module I just shared with you is the most productive, game changing program you will ever encounter.

Until next time,

Rali Todd
www.gobasketballpro.com PS- Wouldn't it be nice If I told you exactly what to do to work on your niche? Head on over to www.GoBasketballPro.com (It's just a click away) and I'll share with you the same secrets thousands of ballers have used to destroy their competition. You'll learn secrets you never heard of and that have been kept guarded by some of the most unstoppable hoop stars on the planet for decades.

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