SPPPPEED TRAINING- Building an explosive foundation!!

Speed is a massive determinant of successful athletic performance. We hear it all the time, I need to be faster to the ball, I need to be faster to beat my opponent. So what we normally do is jump straight into acceleration drills, top end speed drills, plyometrics etc… And that’s fine, we need to train fast to be fast…

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Individualizing Conditioning for Team Training 

PART 1: TESTING   Gone are the days (or at least they should be!) of coaches in pre-season sending teams on endless laps to build their “engine” for the competitive season ahead. Even at the “weekend warrior” levels of sport coaches are continually looking for ways to get teams fitter and faster. However in the team environment there can be…

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SPEED MADE SIMPLE

  Speed is an interaction of stride length (the distance between each step), stride frequency (how many steps we take in a given time) and the power developed each time our feet come into contact with the ground!   So very basically, to get faster all we need to do is take bigger steps and move our feet quicker!! Right???………………

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