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Speed and strength are necessary assets in basketball. Speed and strength equal power on the court. Increased power helps a player in jumping, rebounding, defending, and finishing moves around the basket.

Enter: plyometrics. Jumping, bounding, and hopping exercises are used in various situations to enhance basketball performance. This type of exercise describes the method of training that seeks to enhance the explosive reaction of the individual through powerful muscular contractions.



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