Mike Meister

Website: http://www.thundersportsinstitute.net/

Mike Meister

Founder of Thunder Sports Institute (Irving, Tex.), Mike Meister has coached players and teams from the youth recreation level up to the professional ranks across the United States. He is currently the head coach and general manager of the Southwest Texas Mustangs in the United Basketball League.

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2 Brutal Basketball Conditioning Drills to Get in Shape Fast

To be in shape for games, basketball players must condition themselves for long-lasting endurance. (See Three Ways to Get in Basketball Shape.) This...

Learn Basketball Layups, Part 2: The Underhand Layup

In our second installment of the "How to Master Basketball Layups" series,  we focus on the "true" layup or, as it's better known, the underhand ...

Learn Basketball Layups, Part 6: The Backhand Reverse Layup

Ok folks, here it is. The last of the basic layups in our series on Mastering Basketball Layups before you move on to the advanced finishing moves...

Learn Basketball Layups, Part 5: The Middle Reverse Layup

Ok, welcome to the fifth installment of our series on mastering basketball layup. In this post we'll kick things up a notch with the middle rever...

Learn Basketball Layups, Part 3: The Power Layup

Ok folks, we're moving along here in our series on how to master basketball layups. By now you should have seen our step-by-step guides to the Ov...

Learn Basketball Layups, Part 4: The Backhand Layup

Welcome back! In this fourth installment of our "How to Master Basketball Layups" series, we'll dive into the backhand layup—the signature move ...

Learn Basketball Layups, Part 1: The Overhand Layup

In basketball, the layup is the highest percentage shot in the game. Every player should master the move. But many athletes know how to correctly ex...

5 Basketball Footwork Drills

Good footwork and agility are keys to success on the court. To be effective on both offense and defense, you need the ability to change direction whil...

Helpful Point Guard Tips

Do you like being the center of attention and making important decisions? Then point guard is for you. Your exact role depends on you, your coach and...

4 Simple Changes to Step Up Your Defensive Hoops Game

Defense is a key to basketball success. If you score, you may win, but if they don't score, you can't lose. You always want your defense to be ag...

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