Basketball is a game of explosiveness, anyone who plays the game at a high level works on this craft. Every athlete is different, some athletes are more naturally gifted then others, this does not change the fact that athletes should work hard to train their body. The game of basketball involves constant jumping, cutting, shuffling and sprinting. Young athletes should learn how to condition their body, the same as they condition their skill set. Below are some good exercises for increasing your vertical jump, while also working on your leg strength and agility.
The best part about these drills is the fact they can be done at home and are all plyometrical. Plyometric drills are safe for young athletes and have positive, recognizable results if done properly.
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