Youth Strength and Conditioning

Welcome to the Bedford Thunder Youth Strength & Conditioning page.

Here you will find:

  1. All the videos to the exercises required within the program
  2. Further information on areas like nutrition, sports therapy, and injury prevention

As always any questions feel free to speak to one of the coaches at practise.

Speed & Agility

Plyometrics drills involve stopping, starting and changing directions in an explosive manner. By enhancing balance and control of body positions during movement, agility should improve.

Strength Training

Strength training is a type of physical exercise specializing in the use of resistance to induce muscular contraction which builds the strength, anaerobic endurance, and size of skeletal muscles

Cardio Endurance

Cardiovascular endurance is the ability of the heart, lungs and blood vessels to deliver oxygen to your body tissues. The more oxygen delivered to its tissues, the lower your breathing rate is.

Vertical Leap

Workout drills to help players to jump higher. Will help with players wanted to rebound from a higher point, dunk the ball or just having the ability to reach the rim.

Injury Prevention Guide

Inside you will find guides on how to prevent the common basketball injuries as well as guides on how to treat common basketball injuries to keep you player longer.

Nutrition Guide

Our nutrition guide should help you with engergy level, recovery times and muscular development. A major part of becoming a better basketball player.