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John Wall Basketball Workout

Updated on November 16, 2010

The man dubbed to be the next great thing, John Wall creates havoc for defenders on the court. He grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina where he started displaying his phenomenal basketball skills at an early age. He helped his team win the high school state championship in 2008 and was considered the number one prospect in the country. Ineligible to enter the draft due to age restrictions, Wall signed with Kentucky to play under John Calipari.

In his first year, he led the Wildcats to an amazing season but they fell short in the elite eight. His astounding play and incredible drive helped him get recognized as the 2010 SEC Basketball Player of the Year and a first team All American.

Shortly after his first season, Wall declared for the 2010 NBA draft where he was selected first overall by the Washington Wizards. His high-flying acrobatics and impressive ball handling abilities make him a fan-favorite in the NBA. Wall's coaches consider him a huge potential because of his work ethic and drive to be the best.

John Wall Basketball Highlights

John Wall Workout

John Wall understands there is a big difference between college workouts and NBA workouts.

Asked in an interview what the biggest difference was, he said:

“In college, most of the time you work out at night. You might try to slide something in during the day, but you got time management, class, tutoring, practice… you know. In the NBA, basically it’s your job. Right now we got workouts, last week we had rookie camp, but overall, you just got a lot of time to yourself.”

However, when interviewers asked him which coach works him the hardest, he says nobody works him as hard as he works himself.

When Wall is in the gym, he goes hard. He doesn't do a drill unless he's going to do it to the best of his ability.

John Wall Workout Video

Wall starts his workout days with cardiovascular training. He likes to do some interval training as part of his cardio workouts to simulate game situations. For example, he'll alternate 2 minute jogging sessions with 30s sprints to get his heart rate going.

John's conditioning trainers know how to work with his baffling athleticism and incredible quickness with the ball. They do drills with defenders to teach john how to get defenders off balance and how to read situations.

John’s main focus for the upcoming season is to improve on his shooting. He does a lot of drills with his trainer to improve this aspect.

John Wall Basketball Workout Video

Drill 1: He starts off at the three point line and takes 2-3 hard steps as the trainer passes him the ball. He rises and shoots. He takes 10 shots from 5 different spots.

Drill 2: This one works in reverse. He starts off in the key and backpedals 2-3 hard steps. This forces him to use more of his legs in his jump shot.

It's hard to find players with incredible talent who are still willing to put in the work. He just wants to keep working and improving. there is no limit to what he can do and it's going to be a joy watching him dominate in the upcoming seasons.

I hope you enjoyed reading the John Wall Basketball Workout.

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