This man helps Warriors’ Stephen Curry take game to new heights

June 14, 2016

Meet the man who is responsible for training the NBA’s unanimously selected MVP, Stephen Curry.
Trainer Brandon Payne and his unique methods have developed Curry into the mentally motivated and physically intelligent basketball player that you can’t help but admire. Exploring the connection between brain and body, Payne teaches Curry better neuromuscular efficiency to take his game to a new level. “So much of improving is mental,” says Payne. A great reminder to all of us in our pursuit of health and recovery.

Article written by Diamond Leung.

FORT MILL, S.C. — The training lair of Stephen Curry can be found at a virtually nondescript warehouse off a one-lane road in an unincorporated area of South Carolina called Indian Land. Inside, there is one hoop, some uncommon pieces of workout equipment and traces of the Warriors superstar.Commemorative banners of Curry hang on opposite sides of the half-court gym. His brother-in-law happens to be working out hours before the Warriors game against the Charlotte Hornets. A Warriors schedule is posted on the wall in the office of the personal trainer who Curry said Friday has played a “huge part” in his career and development this offseason.

Inside the Accelerate Basketball Training Centerin South Carolina. Stephen Curry has trained there with Brandon Payne starting in 2011.

Inside the Accelerate Basketball Training Center in South Carolina. Stephen Curry has trained there with Brandon Payne starting in 2011.