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7 Critical Variables For Training Speed, Agility and Quickness

7 Critical Variables For Training Speed, Agility and Quickness

July 9, 2014 No Comments

Athletes who want to be successful in their chosen sports should not take a casual approach to their speed, agility and quickness training programs. Renowned kinesiology professor Lee Brown says athletes should have enough of a strength base to adequately complete each exercise without undue strain, using the training as a supplement to traditional resistance ...

Teach Your Players To Play Fast

Teach Your Players To Play Fast

September 27, 2013 No Comments

One of the hardest things to do as a football coach at any level is to teach your players to play fast. We all understand the value of team speed and how it can help your football team.We normally think of speed as a physical trait that our team either has or doesn’t. Coaches constantly ...

Optimum Speed Gives Athletes An Advantage

Optimum Speed Gives Athletes An Advantage

November 15, 2011 No Comments

Athletes who move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may outrun a pursuer. For this reason, athletes in most sports value speed highly. Speed is often measured by using linear (straight-line) sprinting over a distance ...

Agility Drills For Offensive Linemen

Agility Drills For Offensive Linemen

August 16, 2011 3 Comments

You can improve your offensive linemen’s speed, quickness and direction movement with the following drills.   1. Dot Drill The dot drill will improve an offensive lineman’s agility and foot quickness. Paint 5 dots on the ground approximately 2 feet apart in the shape of a square, with one dot in the middle of the ...

Cleveland Browns’ Joe Haden To Wear Unequal During 2014 Season

Cleveland Browns all-pro defensive back Joe Haden has signed a multi-year endorsement agreement with Unequal Technologies, the leading provider...

7 Critical Variables For Training Speed, Agility and Quickness

Athletes who want to be successful in their chosen sports should not take a casual approach to their speed,...

4 “Hit-And-Shed” Linebacker Drills From Lou Tepper

  Currently the defensive coordinator at the University of Buffalo and a man with over 40 years of collegiate...

Arena Football League To Require Helmet Sensors

The Arena Football League (AFL), in partnership with Brain Sentry,  became the first professional sports league to require helmet-mounted...