Reaction Time

A quick reaction time is key to having explosive athletic performances during game time. Any athlete can benefit from improving this skill needed for speed, coordination and ball control. Learn how to increase your abilities with sport-specific drills, training and techniques. Get quicker and train smarter for the season to impress your coaches, scouts and opponents using STACK's insider information.

Latest in Reaction Time

Do Power Naps Actually Work? Here's What The Research Says

For most people, the word "nap" conjures images of drowsy toddlers and sleepy seniors. It doesn't exactly evoke chiseled athletes at the apex of hu...

By: Brandon Hall

We Tested JAWKU Speed, a Wearable Designed to Make Athletes Faster

Athletes already know they're active. It's why devices that simply track the number of steps taken or stairs climbed in a day might not be all that...

By: Brandon Hall

Watch Odell Beckham Jr. Show Off Crazy Quickness and Reflexes With His Tennis Ball Reaction Drill

Odell Beckham Jr. makes the impossible look pedestrian. The 5-foot-11, 198-pound New York Giants receiver has unbelievable reactions, hand-eye coordin...

By: Brandon Hall

How a Set of Flashing Lights Is Revolutionizing the Way Elite Athletes Train

The tool that's revolutionizing athletic training looks like the offspring of a Simon board. It's a series of small black disks, each capable of li...

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Could This Non-Prescription Sleep Aid Be Your Key To Improved Focus And Performance?

Not getting enough sleep can have disastrous consequences. The scary part is that most Americans are feeling those consequences at this very moment...

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Latest Videos in Reaction Time

STACK Performance Series 28: Better Goaltending With Jean-Sebastien Giguere

NHL goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere develops solid reaction skills with a BOSU drill. Learn how incorporating this drill into your workout can improve your hockey abilities.

Build Rotational Power for Baseball in the adiPure Trainer

Athletes' Performance founder and owner Mark Verstegen provides instruction for two exercises, Med Ball Single-Leg Rotational Throws and the Three-Hurdle Drill, and explains the benefits of performing the drills in the adiPure Trainer.

Tennis Ball Reaction Agility Drill

Speed Strength Systems owner Tim Robertson explains how to perform the Tennis Ball Reaction Agility Drill and reveals why this exercise will increase quickness, speed and reaction time, thus improving tennis defense.

Rope Endurance Training With Matthew Stafford

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford works through Ropes Gone Wild, an exercise designed to hone his play reading and reaction, plus improve his conditioning.

Hope Solo Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch/Depth Jump

U.S. Women's <a href=”http://www.stack.com/soccer/”><s>Soccer</s></a> goalkeeper Hope Solo performs a Single-<br>Arm Dumbbell Snatch/Depth Jump With Ball Superset to improve her explosive goaltending<br> ability.