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Lateral Gait System

I have written many posts based on my “naturalist” approach when it comes to athletic speed or multi-directional speed. I am a firm believer in the concept of learning from…

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How to Evaluate Sprinting

how to evaluate sprinting

When coaches evaluate sprinting mechanics, what should they look for? Here is a simple template to use when working with multi-directional sport athletes during sprinting. When working with sprinters in…

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Low Box Training Workout

One of my favorite tools to use to introduce how to move the feet from under the center of mass is the Low Box series. The other great use of…

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Reduce Injuries with Proper Technique

It is fresh in all our memories on how quickly a season can end with a knee injury. It happens thousands of time every season, with most being non-contact injuries.…

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Multi-Directional Speed

Athletic Development Strength Energy System Multi-Directional Speed When we look at these three areas of athletic development; strength, energy system, and multi-directional speed we must understand that the first two…

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How to Coach First Step Speed

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Let’s not think in only a linear direction. In basketball, tennis, and football most of the time the first step is on an angle or lateral. Many times the first…

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A Great Acceleration Drill

There are hundreds and hundreds of different acceleration drills you could choose from to improve starting and acceleration quickness, but I have one that creates great results… Acceleration Drill -…

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