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Episode 109: Joe Abunassar, NBA and Youth Player Development
Episode 1092nd May 2020 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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Episode 109: Joe Abunassar, NBA and Youth Player Development

Guest: Joe Abunassar, One of the Industry Leaders in Player Development 

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA trainer Joe Abunassar of Impact Basketball joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss basketball player development. He is one of the industry leaders in player development. 

Abunassar is the founder of Impact. Impact now has 3 locations as well as programs running in over a dozen foreign countries - and growing. Over 130 NBA Draft picks in the last 9 years have come through Impact as well as hundreds more undrafted free agents who have gone on to become professionals. Impact is the summer training home for NBA All-Stars, collegiate and high school All-Americans, and international stars alike.


1:00 - Integrating Training

3:30 - Things Aren't Doing Around Integrated Training

7:00 - Simple associated with his Workout

10:00 - Comfortable with the Ball and in Passing

12:00 - Perfect Technique Starting from the Base Level

14:30 - General Guidelines for Progressing Skill

18:00 - Selfish Time for Players

22:30 - Bets Practices for Active Recovery

28:00 - NBA Off-Season

32:00 - Advice for Young Athletes in Basketball

36:00 - Philosophy on Warm-Ups

40:00 - Static Stretching

42:00 - Player Habits that are HIghly Changeable

44:00 - Trusting the Data

46:00 - Best Practices for Maintaining Strength in Season

48:00 - Mental Skills within Workouts

49:00 - Coping Teaching Strategies

51:00 - Conclusion

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