Training for Speed, Agility & Quickness 3E

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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: 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 is a must have. Contents 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 Audiences A conditioning and training guide for players of all sports, strength and conditioning enthusiasts, athletic trainers, conditioning coaches, personal trainers, and parents of athletes.