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Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition

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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.

    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 visit

    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

    Sample Content

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