Effective Basketball Sprints

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Performing short sprints that begin with some type of athletic movement, such as belly sprints or back sprints, will improve agility and reaction time. Belly and back sprints effectively simulate game situations such as diving for a loose ball, popping up and then sprinting down the court.

- Mike Tolloti, assistant strength and conditioning coach for Wake Forest men's basketball

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Performing short sprints that begin with some type of athletic movement, such as belly sprints or back sprints, will improve agility and reaction time. Belly and back sprints effectively simulate game situations such as diving for a loose ball, popping up and then sprinting down the court.

- Mike Tolloti, assistant strength and conditioning coach for Wake Forest men's basketball


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