Speed Drills

If you want to get faster, you have to do more than run. Learn how speed drills can help you improve your reaction time and develop quick-twitch muscle fibers which will help you change direction more quickly and improve your breakaway speed. We've got speed drills you can do on any field or court to improve performance and help you become a better athlete. Let STACK's expert network of strength coaches and elite athletes show you how to get faster with the following speed drills.

Latest in Speed Drills

4 Footwork Drills for Football Quickness

When you see a Running Back make a crazy cut and gain yards or a Defensive Lineman make their way around to sack the Quarterback it all started with an...

By: Tony Duckwall

WATCH: How 'Rugby's Fastest Man' Trains for Serious Speed

Carlin Isles from Massillon, Ohio, a wing on the USA Eagles Sevens rugby team, is known as the fastest man in rugby. Before his rugby career began, ...

By: Rob Scott

Mini-Hurdle Drills to Improve Athletic Speed

Mini hurdle drills are a great training tool for develop athletic speed. In a previous article...

By: John Cissik

3 Acceleration Drills to Get Faster

Acceleration is the act of rapidly increasing movement velocity. While maximum speed in athletics is important, being able to quickly turn on that speed...

By: Danny Takacs

Basketball Speed Drills for Offense

Basketball speed drills for offense are difficult to put together. One of the most challenging aspects of coaching basketball is teaching the concept of...

By: John Cissik

Latest Videos in Speed Drills

Prolific Speed Training: 3-Cone Reaction Drill

Ryan Flaherty, owner of Prolific Athletes in San Diego, teaches you how to improve your reaction time with the 3-Cone Reaction Drill.

Prolific Speed Training: Acceleration Ladder Drill

Improve your acceleration and top-end speed with the Acceleration Ladder Drill, which speed coach Ryan Flaherty teaches to NFL players at Prolific Athletes in San Diego.

World-Class Workouts With Todd Durkin: Can You Handle the 60-Yard Shuttle Test?

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin challenges you to take the 60-Yard Shuttle Test.

World-Class Workouts with Todd Durkin: Improve Speed and Reaction Time with the 4-Cone Box Drill

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you how to increase your agility and reaction time with the 4-Cone Box Drill.

Michael Johnson Performance Series: 3 Drills to Increase Your Top-End Speed

In this episode of the Michael Johnson Performance Series, Lindsey Andersen shows you three cone drills that can improve your top-end speed.