Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd 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 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
Track and field
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.
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 www.saqinternational.com.
A conditioning and training guide for players of all sports, strength and conditioning enthusiasts, athletic trainers, conditioning coaches, personal trainers, and parents of athletes.
Table of 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
“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
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