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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 is the complete workout guide you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition.
With this total training package, you’ll have exclusive online access to a video library of the most effective drills and exercises for developing movement skills, and you’ll see how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills from the book. Sample training programs are included for these sports:
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 drills and proven assessments for customizing programs and tracking progress.
More than 100,000 athletes and coaches around the world have put their trust in Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness. Now you can, too. The third edition, featuring leading experts, unparalleled instruction, drills, sport-specific programming, and online video, sets a new standard for training.
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
A conditioning and training guide for players of all sports, strength and conditioning enthusiasts, athletic trainers, conditioning coaches, personal trainers, and parents of athletes.
Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, is professor of kinesiology and director of the Center for Sport Performance at California State University at Fullerton. Before joining the faculty at Cal State Fullerton in 2002, Dr. Brown spent two years at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro as director of the Human Performance Laboratory. Before moving to Arkansas, he spent 16 years in Florida serving as research director for an orthopedic surgeon’s office and teaching and coaching at the high school level. He is a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Dr. Brown received his bachelor’s degree in physical education from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City. He completed his graduate work and obtained his EdD from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
Vance Ferrigno is an exercise physiologist and golf performance specialist for the Cliffs Resort in Greenville, South Carolina. He is a fellow of applied functional science, ACSM health fitness director, ACSM health fitness specialist, USA Cycling level 2 coach, NSCA certified strength and conditioning specialist, and USA Weightlifting level 1 coach. Ferrigno earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Florida State University.
“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