On-field success in sports requires the ability to solve sport-specific problems and utilize speed and agility within the specific context of the game. In this session from the 2015 NSCA National Conference, Ian Jeffreys explains how adding a task-based approach to an athlete’s speed and agility training can help ensure optimal transfer from training to game performance.
CoachesProgram designstrength and conditioningSpeed TrainingAgility TrainingGame Performance
This book excerpt from Developing Agility and Quickness describes the windows of opportunity in youth athletes to time progressions in speed and agility training with their biological and chronological development.
In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 Personal Trainers Conference, Vance Ferrigno teaches how the body moves in spherical three dimensional space and how to apply fun and innovative speed, agility, and quickness drills to enhance total movement quality.
Personal trainersExercise TechniqueProgram designSpeed TrainingQuickness DrillsPersonal TrainersAgility Drills
In this hands-on session from the 2020 NSCA Coaches Conference, Allison Skufca, from Landow Performance, demonstrates progressions from their four pillars of speed and agility training with soccer athletes.
CoachesExercise TechniqueProgram designSpeedAgilityTop End SpeedDecelerationAccelerationSoccerEnergy Systems Development