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#GameChanger - Techniques and Technology

Game Changer moments which arise from technique and technology are often some of the most influential in sport.The Slam Dunk #GameChanger

The slam dunk is the biggest Game Changer in basketball - so much so in fact that when one player started dominating the game with his slam dunk, the NCAA banned it! The 'Lew Alcindor rule' took the slam dunk out of basketball between 1967 and 1976 as it was seen to give taller players a bigger advantage. 

There's no denying that dunking does come easier to players who are over 6...

Posted by Cags R under Basketball, Swimming, Running, General on 10 July 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

The Average Distance Run in Different Sports

The debate about who runs the furthest distance in different sports is always one which gets tempers flaring in pub debates; the fact is each sport has different fitness requirements of which endurance running is just one part. While distance run is clearly an important consideration, it is not the be all and end all. Just because competitors in one sport run the furthest distance, does not necessarily mean that is the most physically demanding sport.

But for the sake of resolving arguments...

Posted by Neil B under Football (Soccer), Field Hockey, Tennis, Basketball, American Football on 16 April 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Match day routines: 5 essential tips to team success

Australian Hockey TeamWhile much focus is put on pre-match preparation in terms of training and tactics during the week before a match, relatively less emphasis is placed on actual match day routines. You wouldn’t slack off in training before a match, so why should you have a slack attitude to match day routines. It should be common knowledge that turning up with 10 minutes till kick off, straight out of bed and with no nutrition in you is not an effective match day routine. However, the amount this can be seen oc...

Posted by Neil B under Football (Soccer), Rugby Union, Cricket, Field Hockey, Basketball on 9 February 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

It's not how big you are...

Tribesports Women's Basketball

Happy Independence Day Tribesports! Today is a day to celebrate freedom and nothing says freedom like taking on a Challenge that others may think you can't do. Take it today, complete it and celebrate your success!

What will your Challenge be?

Posted by Cags R under Basketball on 3 July 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Fitness Challenges to improve your basketball

OK hoopsters, it's time for drills, Coach Carter style!

To start with, take on some weekly Challenges to improve your overall fitness - teams who are fit enough to play every quarter like it's their first will dominate a team who has been spending all their time on set plays and neglecting their endurance!

So in the next 2 weeks we want:

Posted by Cags R under Basketball on 27 April 2012 at 7:00 AM • Read more »

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