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Developing Agility and Quickness


Optimum speed gives athletes an advantage
Athletes who can 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 even outrun a pursuer.
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Three-Cone Drills
Adding a third cone allows for different combinations of movements and increases the complexity of the drills. To set up for three-cone drills, coaches should place three cones in a straight line, spaced approximately 5 yards (5 m) apart.
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Quickness games develop movement skills
Games that incorporate quickness skills are a fun way to increase athletes’ motivation and enthusiasm for training. The quickness games in this section also help athletes develop their situational-movement skills and body awareness.
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Developing Agility and Quickness
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From the National Strength and Conditioning Association comes this resource packed with more than 100 drills to help in the development of agility and quickness training programs. Applicable to almost every sport, Developing Agility and Quickness focuses on improving athletes’ fleetness of foot, change-of-direction speed, and reaction time.

© 2012
Book   200 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736083263

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