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Inside the Business of Basketball Training with Bobby Whyte

Bobby Whyte didn't expect to run his own training business, but when the opportunity was in front of him, he didn't back down from the challenge. True to his personality, Bobby charged at it head-on. He now runs the successful HyPower Performance and loves his role bringing players of all ages to the edge of their ability and beyond. He talks with us about how he got his start as an I'm Possible trainer and why teaching young kids vs. pros really isn't much different at the end of the day. He also tells you why consistency is the most important aspect if you want to improve your game.

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What It's Like to Coach Team USA featuring Don Showalter

Coach Don Showalter is the USA Basketball Youth Division Director of Coach Development. He comes from an extensive background of coaching where he has used over 50 years of experience to help his athletes get better everyday. He's undefeated in international play and now participates in most of the recruiting for USA Basketball Juniors. He talks with us about some of his philosophies when it comes to coaching and how he'd help a team form its chemistry after being brought together from all over the country. He has coached a ton of players that eventually made it in the NBA and tells us about a comeback story with one guy that just signed a max deal a few years ago. Coach Showalter has a ton of knowledge and he lays down some of it for you in this episode.

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How to Play Professional Basketball in Europe Featuring Dustin Sleva

Professional basketball player Dustin Sleva joins us to talk about his story from breaking records at Shippensburg University to making the most of his chance to play overseas for the Paris Basketball League. He gives us some insight to how he earned that opportunity and some of the talent he's able to play against in Europe. Dustin is a constant learner and walks us through some drills he continues to do to this day, and how he altered some of his training to play in a league with slightly different set of rules than the NBA and NCAA. With someone who hit a growth spurt later in life, he also talks about some of the mental hurdles he had to overcome early in his career and how you can gain that mindset in your own training.

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How to Improve Your Basketball IQ with Skills Trainer Paul Easton

Coach Paul Easton has an incredible story to tell the Hustle With Us podcast. He came from Scotland and used his persistence to become one of social media's most followed basketball trainers. He fills us in on how he grew his basketball IQ despite not being around the sport a ton when he was very young. He gives us some tidbits on finding his niche on social media and the different types of players he trains. He also gives advice on how he alters his style when coaching young athletes vs. coaching professional players.

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How to Shoot a Basketball with Perfect Form featuring Professional Shooting Coach Mike Dunn

Trainer and Professional Shooting Coach Mike Dunn joins us to talk about his transition to the training world and how he was able to make the leap. He developed an almost perfect shot at a young age and passes those lessons on to all his athletes, young and old. Take out your notebook as you listen to him describe the perfect shooting technique and how to improve your free throw percentage. He also touches on some of his plans for this summer.

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Strength Training for Youth Athletes & How Young Is Too Young to Lift with Micah Kurtz

Micah Kurtz is the current Assistant A.D. at Windermere Prep in Orlando, FL and a Strength & Conditioning Consultant for Oak Hill Academy. He was the NSCA National Strength Coach of the Year in 2016 and was named a Top 40 Coach Under 40 by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association in 2018. He excels in developing strength & conditioning programs for athletes of all sports and making sure they stay safe while training. He talks to us about his experience being a lifelong learner, about what age is the right age to start strength training, and the best way to build a program with your own team.

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Basketball Training with Professional Players and Developing the Right Work Ethic with Marcus Hodges

Marcus Hodges joins the HustleWithUs podcast to talk about his training tactics and how he encourages his players to stay on the grind. Marcus works with players of all ages, from youth athletes to high school and college players and also some well-known professional players. He shares some of his favorite drills and exercises with us while. He also touches on his specialties as a trainer and provides insights on how he has been able to build such a loyal following on social media.

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How to Master Fundamentals to Achieve Greatness with Jefferson Mason

Jefferson Mason tells us about his experience playing professionally and his work now as a skills development trainer and an ambassador for Dr. Dish Basketball. After a college career that took him to the national championship game, a professional career that led him to several international leagues, Jefferson started training players at all levels, from youth to professional and most recently joined Dr. Dish Basketball. Jefferson talks to us about what's in store for the future of technology and sports training.

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How to Build a Shooter's Mindset with Skyler Halford

Coach and Trainer Skyler Halford joins us to talk about his experience playing college ball and how that translated into this part of his career as a coach and trainer. He touches on his favorite drills, workouts, and how he helps his players gain confidence in their shot. He also tells us about his approach to training different types of players, from youth athletes to professionals.

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