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Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness Video on Demand: Acceleration

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness Video on Demand: Acceleration


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    For many sports the ability to start explosively from multiple positions is critical. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness Video on Demand: Acceleration provides a special drill progression that develops those acceleration skills.

    The 12-drill progression, featured in the best-selling Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness, Third Edition,* by Lee Brown and Vance Ferrigno, will increase hip extension and flexion strength, hip power, leg power, and stride length. Beginning with wall drills, you will learn proper body position and alignment and move on to skipping drills that increase leg power, hip power, and stride length. Shuffles and bounds increase ankle strength while quick-feet drills develop high-acceleration runs. Learning how to start and accelerate in the most effective manner can mean the difference between victory and defeat—so be victorious!

    Drill Progression
    Wall Drills
    Skip for Height and Distance
    Straight Leg Shuffle
    Straight-Leg Bounds
    A Skips
    Single-Leg A Skip
    Single-Leg Bounds
    Quick Feet to Acceleration
    Straight-Leg Bound to Acceleration
    Bound to Acceleration
    Mountain Climb to Acceleration
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    About the Author

    Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, FACSM, is a past president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Board of Directors. In 2014 Brown received the NSCA’s Lifetime Achievement award for his work with the association. Brown holds both a master’s degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. Formerly a high school physical education teacher and coach of many sports, Brown is now a professor of strength and conditioning in the department of kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. He and his wife, Theresa, reside in Buena Park, California.

    Vance A. Ferrigno is president of F3 Training Systems, LLC, and is also a Nike NG 360 golf performance specialist overseeing the golf performance program for the Cliffs Clubs. Ferrigno earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Florida State University and a fellowship of applied functional science from the Gray Institute. His certifications include American College of Sports Medicine’s health fitness specialist and health fitness director, National Strength and Conditioning Association’s certified strength and conditioning specialist, USA Weightlifting club coach, USA Cycling level 2 coach, and Nike NG 360 golf performance specialist. He resides in Travelers Rest, South Carolina.


    from the book: Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness 3E:

    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 at 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, MEd, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, RSCC*E-- 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