High School Athlete: Basketball

The High School Athlete: Basketball
The Complete Fitness Program for Development and Conditioning
Written by Michael Volkmar
Category: Health & Fitness - Exercise; Sports & Recreation - Basketball; Sports & Recreation - Training
Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale Date: November 26, 2019
ISBN: 9781578268054


For the dedicated student athlete, it’s always basketball season.

The High School Athlete: Basketball is the essential program for any student looking to play basketball in high school, as well as any coach looking to revolutionize their methods. Designed from the ground up for developing student athletes and drawing on scientifically proven training models, The High School Athlete: Basketball builds from fundamentals to advanced workout progressions for both freshmen and varsity players of all positions.

With over 100 workouts, The High School Athlete: Basketball includes everything a young athlete needs to know about physical and mental fitness, nutrition, and training regimens. Geared towards young athletes and their immediate fitness goals, The High School Athlete: Basketball’s comprehensive workout schedule takes players through an entire year, from pre-season to off-season, helping players maintain gains while driving themselves beyond their limits to achieve never-before-seen results.

The High School Athlete series provides sport-specific training and nutrition information designed to enhance the winning capacity of high school athletes. Based on successful strategies with proven results, The High School Athlete series offers coaches and student athletes a comprehensive resource for physical and mental development and conditioning.

About the Author

Michael Volkmar, MS, CSCS, PES, CPT, received his master's degree in Exercise Science with a specialization in Exercise, Nutrition, and Eating Behavior from George Washington University (GWU). He worked for three years as the Strength and Conditioning Coach at GWU before moving on to spend one year at the International Performance Institute of IMG Academies, FL. Mike continued his professional development by becoming the Director of Strength and Conditioning at the APEX Academies. Currently, Mike is the strength and conditioning coach at the Peddie School. He has advanced specialty certifications in strength and conditioning, post-rehab exercise, athletic development, and sports medicine.