To: Serious Point Guards and Shooting Guards Ages 14- 18 Who Want To Become All-Conference, All-state, or All-American
If you think that because you have great handles you can run the show at the high school or college level…
The reality is that SKILLS ALONE AREN’T ENOUGH to play college basketball. Gone are the days when good shooting skills or good ball-handling skills will help get the attention of college coaches. The players who get the most attentionare the best athletes: the quickest, fastest, most explosive players DOMINATE today’s fast-paced, physical game.
If you talk to your dad or your coach they’ll tell you that back when they played the game of high school basketball was different. It was played at a much slower pace; less bumping and pushing, more passing and shooting, and a whole lot less SPEED. 20 years ago you could dominate a game if you were skilled.
Back then if you “worked out” a couple times a week and played pick-up you had a chance to play college sports. But today’s game is VASTLY different from the one your coach or dad most likely played. Today’s game is completely different because of one thing: ATHLETICISM!
Today’s high school and college athletes are so strong, so fast, and so quick that any average athlete will simply be left on the bench. Compare the pictures of a college basketball player from 1985 and 2012. It’s like night and day. You can’t compete in today’s game of high school basketball unless you train like...Read More detail