The Importance of Water

dejan-matijevic-headshot-smallDejan Matijevic is the founder of Healthy Basketball, a current medical student in Tempe, AZ, and a Human Kinetics graduate (University of Windsor). Dejan has had a passion for basketball for over a decade, and is committed to growing the sport the right way. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

The human body is made up roughly of 60% water,1 so it follows that it must be the top priority on the path to becoming a more explosive, stronger, and healthier player.

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Sleep as a Performance Enhancer

dejan-matijevic-headshot-smallDejan Matijevic is the founder of Healthy Basketball, a current medical student in Tempe, AZ, and a Human Kinetics graduate (University of Windsor). Dejan has had a passion for basketball for over a decade, and is committed to growing the sport the right way. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

It’s about time we go back to basics and take into consideration something we do for 1/3 of our lives (i.e. sleep!) as having serious potential for elevating our athletic performance and well-being.

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How Much is Too Much? Overtraining Our Young Athletes

Rodney Wilson Headshot (Small)Rodney Wilson is conditioning coach at Conquer Training (Kingston, ON) and former Head Strength Coach at Queen’s University, with years of experience developing complete athletes. In his free time Rodney trains for ultra marathons and drives his daughters to every activity under the sun.

Today’s young athletes and their parents are faced with an expectation that demands MORE. More practice time, more training time, more competitions, more money, more commitment, more equipment, more money (did I mention that one?) more, more, more.

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Fast Lane to Retirement (Video)

Parents are looking for help with youth sport. The world of youth sport they grew up in no longer exists, and so parents can end up confused and overwhelmed with how best to guide their own child through the modern youth sport environment.

Parents are afraid that if their kids don’t progress they will get left behind. So they push for progress, push for development, and push for success. Just to keep up.

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Small-Sided Games Have Huge Up-Side

Emma Glasgow is the Athletic Coordinator at St. Margaret’s School in Victoria, BC. Emma is a multi-sport athlete and coach with a passion for basketball, a Bachelor’s of Physical Education & Health and a Master’s of Education in Coaching.

The benefits of small-sided games have long been observed by coaches, parents, and educators world-wide. More time engaged in the game, more meaningful touches, more teammates involved; these are just a few of the benefits.

SNYB strongly believes that 3X3 basketball is the best way to engage and develop young players. This post will convince you of the same.

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