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Take your training to new heights with enhanced edition of best-selling guide

See 49 video demonstrations of the best drills and exercises in Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness, Third Edition

Today’s athletes are bigger, stronger, faster, and more agile than ever before. Exhibiting a combination of power, speed, and quickness, they’ve raised the bar on performance, competition, and training. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness: Enhanced Edition is the complete workout guide you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition.

This total training package offers 49 video clips of the most effective drills and exercises for developing movement skills, letting you see how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills in the book. Sample training programs are included for these sports:

  • Baseball and softball
  • Football and rugby
  • Basketball and netball
  • Combat sports
  • Track and field
  • Soccer
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis and Badminton
  • Racquetball and squash

The top sport and conditioning experts present the best information on testing, techniques, drills, and training programs to maximize athletes’ movement capabilities. The book includes 262 drills and proven assessments for customizing programs and tracking progress.

If you’re serious about elevating your performance, Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness: Enhanced Edition is a must have.

This enhanced e-book with video is now available for purchase through the Apple iBookstore and Amazon’s Kindle store and is compatible with iOS devices—iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch—using the iBooks or Kindle app. It is also available via Barnes & Noble for use on the NOOK Color or NOOK Tablet.

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is one of the books that I use frequently when designing training programs for my athletes.”

Allen Hedrick, MA, CSCS, RSCC, FNSCA

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Colorado State University at Pueblo

Author of Dumbbell Training

“Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is a comprehensive resource that will benefit all readers. The recommendations are backed by research and are easily adjusted to the needs of each athlete.”

Boyd Epley

Founder of National Strength and Conditioning Association

U.S. Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall of Fame

Nebraska Football Hall of Fame

Lindy’s Sports Top 100 Most Important College Football Sports Figures of the Century


Part I Training Essentials
Chapter 1. How the Training Works
Chapter 2. Athlete Assessment
Chapter 3. Incorporating Mental Training
Chapter 4. Speed Training
Chapter 5. Agility Training
Chapter 6. Quickness and Reaction Time Training

Part II Training Programs
Chapter 7. Developing a Customized Program
Chapter 8. Baseball and Softball
Chapter 9. Football and Rugby
Chapter 10. Basketball and Netball
Chapter 11. Combat Sports
Chapter 12. Track and Field
Chapter 13. Soccer
Chapter 14. Lacrosse
Chapter 15. Tennis and Badminton
Chapter 16. Racquetball and Squash

PLEASE NOTE: This is not an official book from SAQ International. For details of books including SAQ Soccer and SAQ Rugby and official SAQ resources, please visit

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Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition
Gain an edge on the competition and achieve your optimal level of athletic performance. Featuring more than 200 drills, the book gives you access to streaming video demonstrating the most complex and dynamic drills and exercises found in the book. Included is a personal assessment to help you identify drills to incorporate into your training program, and 14 sport-specific training programs to tailor exercises and drills even more precisely to your needs.

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