Hawaii Pacific University (Psychology)
My sessions include mental preparation and practice, progressive resistance, foot speed and agility drills, face up and post up progression, shooting, rebounding, ball handling and conditioning therefore; as a result, 2 hour sessions are recommended for ages 12 and up to make a complete player sooner than later. I also teach defense as the way to make anyone's team (30 min shooting, 15 min quickness and agility, 15 min defense, 30 min ball handling, 30 min 1-on 1 moves).
I make sure students get a good warm-up and stretch to prevent injury and increase workout output of the athlete. I take my time to explain reasons and techniques to help improve a player's game so he or she can be more confident in their ability on the court when their moment comes.
I have played Varsity basketball since I was a sophomore in High School where I was District MVP, City-First Team led my team to State Playoffs every year and we were always ranked top 20 in the state of Texas 5A schools (big Schools) junior and senior year. We lost in sweet 16 two years in a row but I can teach students to prepare for the Highest level of basketball.
In college I played at Cochise Junior College where I helped a great team who was ranked 3 in the country win a Conference Championship. I was top 3 in 3pt field goal % in the conference and later moved on to play Division 2 NCAA at Hawaii Pacific. I then was First Team All-Conference (Pac-West) at Hawaii Pacific University and was player of the week 3 times throughout my senior year. Was also MVP of the Sonoma State University Invitational in Sonoma, California.
I have since played in Mexico where I have help the Nuevo Laredo Toros win a Championship in the Liga Nacional Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP)(Top League)(2011) and I have also won a championship with Indios de Saucillo, Chihuahua in the low division in Mexico called Chihuahua Vive were I was an All-Star selection player. I have also played in Argentina in a FIBA Americas South America Games in Mar de Plata, Argentina. I do currently play in Mexico but have taken some time off due to family matters and coaching opportunities. I have been exposed to different styles and very high levels of basketball and can translate that to help others on their game. My sessions include mental preparation and practice, progressive resistance, foot speed and agility drills, face up and post up progression, shooting, rebounding, ball handling and conditioning therefore; as a result, 2 hour sessions are recommended for ages 12 and up to make a complete player sooner than later. I also teach defense as the way to
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