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Friday, October 19, 2012

You Can't Teach Height, Quickness

You can't teach height.

Bucks Brandon Jennings 
That was the rallying cry for Utah Jazz Coach Frank Layden when he spoke about 7-4 center Mark Eaton who honed his skills and eventually became a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year as he played 875 games, all for the Jazz.  So, today I ask? Can you teach quickness?


Mission Athletecare™ and OptoSource™ today released findings and a related video after a three-month analysis that showed a 24% average improvement on basketball player’s quickness and improved balance and stability when using Court Grip, a product developed by MISSION Athletecare designed to increase traction on hardwood courts. The product is catching on with pro teams and their athletic trainers and equipment men as OptoSource, a recognized leader in sports performance tracking, uproved their product's value with state-of-the-art LED sensors to track and measure athlete’s speed, agility and quickness to determine their efficiency of motion.

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