Speed Training

Bursting through the the line, beating the defense down the court or going from first to third on a routine single comes from being fast. And no athlete is ever satisfied with their current speed. Get faster with speed training workouts from elite athletes in all the major sports, and discover secrets and techniques that can improve your footwork or your athletic ability to shave precious seconds off of your timeā€”no matter what sport you play.

Latest in Speed Training

3 Rules Every Good Speed Training Plan Must Follow

If you're a strength and conditioning coach you'll have to frequently answer athletes questions about ways to get faster? And the reason athletes want...

By: Erick Avila

Should Athletes Run Wind Sprints for Conditioning?

I'm tired. Not because I've been running intervals all day, but because reading article after article of recycled babble making bold claims about the...

By: Scott Gunter

Why the Speed Ladder Alone Won't Get You Faster

Are you ready for this? I want you to sit down before I say this. OK. Fast feet will not make you fast. Furthermore being able to move your feet quickly...

By: Seth Blevins

Weightlifting for Sprinters: Why You Need to Get Strong

Quick physics lesson: how do we get faster? Well, acceleration (a) equals force (f) divided by mass (m): a = f / m So if we want to accelerate faster...

By: Tony Bonvechio

Strength Training for Speed: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Training

Strength training done right will make you faster, done wrong and it is a waste of time. Your program must include these four building blocks if you are...

By: Corbin Lang

Latest Videos in Speed Training

Real Workouts: Austen Lane

NFL linebacker Austen Lane pushes through his off-season training session with position-specific field work, acceleration and lower-body lifting.

BOSU Lateral Switches With Drew Brees

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints All-Pro quarterback, performs BOSU Lateral Switches during the off-season with coaching by Todd Durkin.

Increase Your Sprint Speed With Velocity Sports Performance

Rett Larson of Velocity Sports Performance shares tips on how to increase sprinting speed through core strength.

Olympic Sprinter Rodney Martin Resistance Belt Drills

In this training video, Olympic sprinter Rodney Martin performs a series of Resistance Belt Drills with coaching by Cedric Hill.

Olympic Sprinter Rodney Martin 30-Meter Sprints

Olympic sprinter Rodney Martin performs 30-Meter Sprints as part of his on-track speed training with coaching by Cedric Hill.