Follow by stepping forward with the opposite leg and continue switching from leg to leg. Calf Raises - stand at the edge of a step and lift your heels until you are standing on your tippy toes while keeping your leg straight. Hold on your toes for 2 seconds then slowly lower your heels back to floor.
One of the best ways to learn how to dunk a basketball is to perform alley-oop dunks. Alley-oops allow you to swing your arm without the ball in your hands and therefore maximise the arms role in upward propulsion. Focusing on your arms during dunking can feel awkward at first.
In this video I do some practice dunking. Lately I have been doing a lot of strength training and in the process have increased my vertical quite a bit. Befo...
How To Train To Dunk: Step 2 - Develop Jump Specific Strength. Once you have achieved appropriate stability in the limbs it is time to begin training for strength. To maximise strength gains you must train with heavy loads. By loading the muscles we stimulate the amount of motor neurons that are activated.
Below you will find our complete list of articles that will help you learn how to jump higher for basketball and optimize your dunk technique. In order to achieve a higher vertical jump you will need to consistently work hard for at least 8 weeks.
Dunking a basketball isn’t just about the ability to jump high enough. You also have to be able to handle the ball, and if you intend to dunk in a game, you need to do it without traveling. This means you have to practice. For smaller guys, much of the problem, and one I struggled with, is managing the ball.
russell-westbrook-gq-fitness-dunk-basketball-sports.jpg. Not so long ago, I played the worst basketball game of my life. I missed layups, turned over the ball, allowed my opponent free reign to ...
Training hard using a combination of plyometrics and strength training is the way to go. Incorporate a healthy diet, one that’s high in protein and healthy fats and you’ll see results sooner. Once you’ve reached your goal and you’re able to dunk, keep at it.