After a month of relative displeasure, John Calipari was genuinely pleased with the progress the Cats made following the Marshall game. The only problem was the improvement was halted by a three-day break for Christmas that Coach Cal has always given his team.
With everything that Coach Cal does, especially during the season, how much sleep does he actually get at night? And what type of strength and conditioning program do the Cats go through? Calipari tackles those questions in this week’s CoachCal.com Mailbag.
Now two weeks into Camp Cal, it’s time to see if all those early morning conditioning workouts, additional practices and time together is having an effect.
I’ve been on them about their conditioning, but part of the reason they’ve been so exhausted in practice and in games is their energy levels have been low. You can say that’s for a number of reasons, but one of them is they aren’t eating enough. Under the current rules, if a young man eats at our training table and wants to take some food for later, he can’t
Why is Coach Cal so serious in the start of this week’s Mailbag but laughing so hard at the end? It probably has something to do with the fact that he talked about both his team’s lack of communication and his favorite Christmas tradition of re-gifting in this week’s episode. That’s right, we cover both and more in this edition of the Mailbag.
Kentucky will get a much-needed break from practice on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. to take on Lipscomb – UK’s first game in a week – but after that, it’s another week off for more early morning conditioning sessions and afternoon tune-ups.
John Calipari knows a thing or two about motivating young kids. After taking 17-, 18- and 19-year-old kids year after year, molding them into men and oftentimes placing them in the NBA, he has an idea of what it takes to get them to work hard enough to succeed and this level and take the […]
Harrison notched 22 points and a career-high seven rebounds in the win over Eastern Michigan and a career-high four assists Sunday night at the Barclays Center against Providence.