For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.
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If you coach any team sports, you know acceleration is king. In sports like soccer, 90% of sprints are 20m or shorter, while in rugby, 68% of sprints...
By: Michael Zweifel
The "Step and Cut" is an essential speed skill that you must master if you have any hope of leaving your opponents in the dust on the field. The...
By: Travis Hansen
Your body can experience forces up to three times your body weight when you're sprinting, according to many reports. You must be able to withstand these...
By: Travis Hansen
There's a saying in sports that speed kills. It kills anyone who doesn't have it. This holds true for any athletic event, whether its sprinting in a...
By: Chris Cooper
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