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Basketball Training Accessories

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

If you want to become the best basketball player, you need to have the right training in order for you to know if you are doing well or if you need more practice. You also need to have several basketball training accessories that are involved in shooting and in improving your dribbling techniques. Some of the parts of your body that you need to train first is your jumping ability, leg and arm muscles, stronger grip, footwork and body skill. If you need to improve one of the skills, you need the right accessory for it.

One of the most famous basketball training accessories of all time is the grip powder. Grip powder is known to improve your grip by enabling the right friction. The powder is used before each game and you need to constantly use it once your palms are sweaty. Aside from the grip powder, heavy workout basketballs are used for improving dribbling and ball handling skills. Standard heavy basketballs are actually designed to be twice the size of original balls meaning it is around 1.3 lbs. Practicing with the heavy basketball is also known to improve shooting, passing as well as rebounding and jumping skills.

Aside from dribbling and shooting equipment, there are other basketball training accessories that are based on stability and speed. One of which is the shooting sleeves. Shooting sleeves are designed to increase strength as well as stability in every shot. This tool enables the player to shoot perfectly. Standard shooting sleeves are made with quality fabric and easy to use collar that has a lightweight material. For kids who would want to use the sleeves, there is a special kind of sleeve that is for youth that are 5ft below. The sleeves are quite smaller than standard ones and can virtually fit in any arm. For jumping, there are special ankle and arm weights used. Such weights are designed to make movements heavier so that its user would be able to practice moving faster.