Basketball ankle sprains can sideline even the strongest and most athletic players.  Are you doing everything you can in your training to reduce the chance of rolling an ankle?

Andre Mattson is a strength & conditioning coach for the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets and is the inventor of The Ankle Saver.  The Ankle Saver is a revolutionary training device that strengthens the foot and lower leg to decrease the risk of injury and optimize performance. With The Ankle Saver, you can make significant improvements in your athleticism and finally make ankle injuries a thing of the past.

Before joining the Hornets, Andre was an assistant strength coach with the New York Knicks and also spent time as an adjunct professor of exercise science at San Diego Community College District.  His experience working with elite athletes in college and the NBA has given him the knowledge and insight to truly understand human performance.

Andre joined me on the podcast and let me pick his brain on how he’s keeping his player’s healthy and minimizing basketball ankle sprains. Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • How to reduce the chance of basketball ankle sprains
  • Why the intrinsic muscles of your feet matter
  • When you should train barefoot
  • How the Ankle Saver can strengthen your feet
  • What to do after your sprain an ankle
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If you want to learn more about keeping players healthy, check out one of my most popular podcast episodes, Building Healthy Basketball Players w/ Logan Schwartz