The Off-Season is the time to make improvements in Skill and Conditioning. Coaches, as well as players, should prepare a plan of improvement for off-season and stick to it. Strength, Speed and Vertical Training should be considered in the Spring and Summer.

For Skill Development, Post Players should consider using my Daily Four listed in the links to the right.

If you have a question or topic of discussion for Coach Battenberg, please submit it through "Ask Coach"

Peter Eberhardt, Basketball Skill Development Coach, Germany.

"It was fantastic having Terry for our Clinic in September. He presented his broad knowledge with passion and a great sense of humour."


How to Make the High School Team 

Goal Setting

Vertical Question

Player Development


Weight Training

The Daily Four

Off Season Improvement

Fall Conditioning

"Basketball can sometimes be a game of luck and if you don't have a good post player,
you could be in for some bad luck."  Coach Battenberg