Hustle With Us - Learn Sports Skills from Pro Players, Coaches & Trainers to Help You Up Your Game!

Hustle With Us - Learn Sports Skills from Pro Players, Coaches & Trainers to Help You Up Your Game!

By Hustle Training
Welcome to the Hustle With Us podcast! We interview professional players, coaches and trainers to hear their success stories, learn lessons from their failures and figure out where they're taking the cutting edge of sports skills development. Along the way, we'll uncover the drills they've practiced to help build pro-level skills and get you behind-the-scenes insight into what it takes to become a smarter coach, a better player and a more knowledgeable student of the sports you love.
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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. Download the Hustle app: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo Coach Easton's Instagram: http://bit.ly/2LZc2cL Photo courtesy of: www.iwantskills.com
32:12
July 18, 2019
How to Shoot a Basketball with Perfect Form from 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. Download the Hustle app: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo Mike Dunn on Instagram: http://bit.ly/30wr7qi Photo courtesy of Mike Dunn's Instagram
22:52
July 11, 2019
Strength Training for Youth Athletes 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 life-long learner, about what age is the right age to start strength training, and the best way to build a program with your own team. Download the Hustle App: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo Micah Kurtz on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Nw7i0n Photo courtesy of:  http://www.theathletemaker.com/ 
36:36
July 4, 2019
Marcus Hodges on Training With Pros and Developing the Right Work Ethic
Marcus Hodges joins us to talk about his training tactics and how to stay on the grind. Marcus works with players of all ages, including some pros you've definitely heard of, and shares some of his favorite drills and exercises with us. He touches on his specialties as well as how he was able to build such a loyal following on social media. Download the Hustle App: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo Marcus Hodges Instagram: http://bit.ly/2RIeVQ0 Photo courtesy of:  https://www.separationteam.com/ 
26:38
June 27, 2019
Jefferson Mason on Playing Overseas and Keeping Your Workouts Basic
Jefferson Mason tells us about his experience playing professionally and his work now as a trainer as well as with Dr. Dish Basketball. He touches on the different teams he played for across several countries, and what eventually brought him back home. He started training players at all levels, from youth to professional. Finally, he joined Dr. Dish Basketball and talks a bit about what's in store for the future of technology and sports training. Download the Hustle app: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo Jefferson Mason on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2RqyCLS Photo courtesy of Coach Mason's Instagram.
34:00
June 21, 2019
How To Build A Basketball 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. Skyler Halford's Instagram: http://bit.ly/2KKLwTD Download the Hustle App: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo Photo credit: www.byucougars.com
31:29
June 13, 2019
How to Walk On to a Division 1 Basketball Team with John Willkom
John Willkom joins us to talk about his book "Walk-On Warrior: Drive, Discipline, and the Will to Win". John tells us his story about starting out playing high school basketball in a small town in Wisconsin. He eventually worked his way to becoming a walk-on at Marquette University through grit and determination. He was also able to utilize his relationships he formed through basketball into a promising career after school was over. Download the Hustle app: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo Buy John's book: https://amzn.to/2KtAZfC Podcast episode photo credit: www.onmilwaukee.com
34:41
June 6, 2019
David Breslaw on How to Find the Right Coaching Job & Helping Players Overcome Mental Fatigue
Coach David Breslaw is the head basketball coach at Richard Montgomery HS in MD. He recently broke the school's record for wins in a season and currently sports almost a .900 win percentage in his time there. He sits down with us to talk about his start into coaching, keeping his players engaged throughout the season, and what he considers a "loss". Download the Hustle app here: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo
34:55
May 30, 2019
Brendan O’Connell on How to Build a High School Dynasty
Coach Brendan O'Connell joins us to talk about the mini-dynasty he has built at Eleanor Roosevelt HS in MD, and the importance of playing sports year-round to stay in shape. Download the Hustle app: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo
21:54
May 23, 2019
Sam Brand, USA Basketball & Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
We're joined by Coach Sam Brand, who just won his third straight state championship in Maryland with his squad at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. In addition to being the head coach there, Coach Brand also works with players at the U16 and U17 levels for USA Basketball. We talk to him about his start into coaching and how he zeroes in on what his players need to work on. He walks us through a typical season and what drills and exercises he puts his team through to keep bringing back those trophies to BPI. Download the Hustle app: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo
33:21
May 16, 2019
How to Win a National Championship with Matt Lewis of University of Wisconsin Osh Kosh
We talk with Matt Lewis, head coach of the Men's Basketball team at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Last season, Coach Lewis guided UW-Oshkosh to its most successful season in the program's 121-year history. Lewis and the Titans capped off the campaign with a 96-82 victory over Swarthmore College (Pa.) in the national championship game. He talks to us about that experience, his favorite drills and exercises that got his team to that pinnacle, some background on the recruiting process, and much more. Download the Hustle app here: https://apple.co/2VlqIZo
36:47
May 9, 2019
How to Become a Basketball Statistician with Gabe Skrinjar
Fox Chapel high school basketball coach and statistician, Gabe Skrinjar, explains the importance of incorporating objective performance measurements into practice and game day routines.
23:23
November 13, 2018
Training Tips from Professional Basketball Player Nick Novak
In the first episode of the HustleWithUs podcast, we speak with professional basketball player Nick Novak (IG & Twitter: nicky_nov1) about what it's like to play overseas, what he does to improve his skills during the off-season and his advice for youth athletes who want to play at the next level. The Hustle training app (iPhone: https://apple.co/2M2Ddk8) and (Android: http://bit.ly/2LXR1fC) is the simple way to learn new sports skills. Learn directly from college coaches, professional players & expert trainers. Hustle's practice plans & workout routines are designed to make you a more effective coach, a better player & a more knowledgeable student of the sports you love. When you download the Hustle app, you get: - 1,000s of drills covering the skills you need to become a successful coach or athlete - Guided practice plans & exercises designed to help you attain new skills, techniques & know-how - Training led by professional players, coaches & trainers
26:20
July 29, 2018
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