Shannon Brown’s dunks are simply as spectacular as his vertical. The 24-year-old Los Angeles Lakers guard has one of many highest verticals within the NBA (44.5 inches)! And he’s solely 6 foot 2 inches tall (not 6’4”).
After all Brown was disappointing on this 12 months’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest (February 2010). He did not even advance past the primary spherical. However most consultants agree it wasn’t his final look on this contest. In reality, Brown has been dunking for a very long time:
“It was going into my freshman 12 months at Tim Hardaway basketball camp. I truly received a steal, was on the break on my own and I went up and I dunked it. It wasn’t a clear flush, nevertheless it was adequate to the place I knew I might do it. I might been making an attempt it in gymnasium class my eighth grade 12 months earlier than that summer time camp, and it wasn’t working for me. Then I lastly received my likelihood” (Shannon Brown).
Though Brown did some weight lifting in highschool and School, he principally eradicated weight coaching from his exercise routine since getting into the NBA. In reality, Brown sticks largely to push-ups and nearly does not practice his legs! So, for some components it have to be in his genes: the quick twitch fibers are working at their greatest. However in fact it is just one facet of the coin. The opposite facet is follow that begins already as a child. Nevertheless, there may be one factor that Brown consistently has been engaged on and nonetheless does: core energy. It is his small secret…
With regards to leaping core energy is extraordinarily essential. With out core energy you may’t create the physique rigidity that’s important within the leaping course of. Core muscular tissues enable the switch of highly effective actions of the legs and arms. Workout routines that enhance core energy are:
– Push Ups
– Stomach Bracing
– Again Bridges
– Indirect Twists
– Superman workout routines
However as you might be in all probability not as athletically gifted as Shannon Brown you additionally have to work in your calves, hamstrings, quads and glutes muscular tissues.