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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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Segmental Training for the Lateral Shuffle

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Lateral Shuffle Drills The exercises below are great for building lateral shuffle motor programming. 1. Resisted Step Outs- Band on lower leg (leg furthest from attachment) - aggressively step out…

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Speed and Quickness in the Real World

Being a sports performance mentor, I receive many questions and I absolutely love answering them. One particular question was regarding landing technique and how it should be performed. The question…

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Teaching Olympic Lifting to Young Athletes

Why I like to teach Olympic Lifting to Youngsters? The reason I love teaching Olympic lifting to kids, keep in mind this is taught with sticks/pvc pipe/training bars.... 1. Olympic lifting is…

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