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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Why Arm Drive Drills for Speed Training Aren't That Important

Many athletes and coaches tend to think that arm drive is the magic solution to sprint faster. It's not, although it does provide a strong secondary...

Improve Your Footwork With Tips From the Man With the World's Fastest Feet

Watching Luis Badillo Jr. move through a speed ladder looks fake. It seems impossible that a person can move with such speed and precision that you ha...

How to Get Faster With Mini-Hurdle Drills

Mini-hurdle drills are one of the best tools for getting faster and more explosive. That is if they're done right. Too often athletes will do mini-...

The Sprinting Form Mistake That's Slowing You Down

Many of you aren't reaching your potential sprinting speed, and it's all because of an all too common form mistake that's actually taught by many coac...

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

How De'Aaron Fox Became the NBA's New Fastest Man

De'Aaron Fox is basketball's Usain Bolt. As a true freshman at the University of Kentucky last season, Fox used his blinding speed to help himself ...

3 Strength Training Methods to Help You Reach Your Speed Potential

One of the most frequent question coaches get is... Can I get faster? The short answer is a big YES! You can definitely improve your speed. The long...

How John Ross Shaved .31 Seconds Off His 40-Yard Dash in 6 Weeks

  Wide receiver John Ross accomplished the nearly impossible when he broke Chris Johnson's 40-Yard Dash record time of 4.24 seconds with a lightn...

LSU's Donte 'Cheetah' Jackson Is College Football's New Fastest Man

If your nickname is "Cheetah," you'd better be fast. LSU junior defensive back Donte Jackson earns his nickname and then some. NFL.com recently ra...

3 Common Mistakes That Are Limiting Your Agility (and How to Fix Them)

There's a science to changing direction. It's not as simple as 'run over there, turn, and come back to me' which are the cues a lot of coaches might...

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