Whilst the two-hour discussions will focus on basketball, the learning and education from each can be applied universally to any sporting environment – perfect for coaches and performance support staff, such as strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists and performance analysts.
“These talks are a unique opportunity for the basketball community to access expert advice from the UK’s best-in-class SSM experts, especially learning how to improve the efficiency of the performance team – developing and improving athletes”, said Andy Howse – BE’s head of physiotherapy and sports science.
BE Strength and Conditioning Lead Mark Williams said: "We're really pleased to bring these series of workshops to coaches and practitioners working within the talent and performance environment. This is part of a wider piece of work to create a strong synergy between areas of performance in the development of young players in this country."
Alex shares team and player development ideas for coaches, teams, federations, and organisations all around the world. Alex’s focus is on helping coaches stimulate their thinking by combining their personal and practical experiences with the empirical evidence which exists within the research world. Alex specialises in helping coaches make sense of the research, putting this into basketball-specific examples so that coaches can immediately integrate these ideas into their practices. He consults for NBA, NCAA and professional teams, while also serving as Player Improvement Specialist for Paris Basketball in the EuroCup and Head Coach of College Prep in Borgomanero, Italy.
Rich is a strength and conditioning coach and education professional who specialises in agility training, athletic movement, problem solving and coach education. Rich runs the S&C for Bristol Flyers Basketball but has worked across a number of sports over the past 10+ years.
Paul is Tottenham Hotspur’s first team rehabilitation physiotherapist and previously worked as head of sports science and medicine at Great Britain Basketball/Basketball England, and as squad physiotherapist for Essex County Cricket Club. Paul has a special interest in lower limb injury, particularly the foot and ankle, which was the focus of his master’s degree.
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