Agility Training Articles

Success in sports relies on an athlete's ability to move fast and change direction quickly, which is why training for agility and quickness should be the ultimate goal for an athlete's training program. Discover ways to enhance your ability to accelerate, decelerate, change direction, and react quicker with training tips and drills from STACK's network of leading performance coaches and experts.

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4 Jump Rope Drills for Speed, Agility and Quickness

Jump rope drills are one of the best ways of developing sports specific athleticism that instantly transfers over to field or hardwood. With a jump rope...

Do the Pro Agility Shuttle to Build Multi-Directional Speed

Pro Agility Drill (5-10-5) Not only is the Pro Agility a test to measure change of direction (COD) speed, it can also be utilized as a great drill for...

Improve Speed and Conditioning With These 4 Cone Drills

You don't necessarily need the fanciest equipment to help you improve as an athlete. All you need is your body, space, and cones. Yes, those annoying...

In Defense of the Speed Ladder

The ladder, along with other "foot" quickness type tools, is a source of heated debate within the S&C community. Many claim the ladder to be the holy...

Half-Kneeling Exercises Will Improve Your Strength, Speed and Agility

If you are not familiar with half-kneeling training, odds are you are missing out on a lot of training benefits either as a strength coach or an...

Why Sport-Specific Training is Overrated

I recently had a parent of one of the athlete's I train approach me and kindly imply that our training should be based on primarily sport specific...

2 Elements Often Missing From Workouts to Get Faster

Athletes are constantly in search of gaining an advantage over their opponent, and speed is often the line between success and failure. Incorporating...

The Complete Athlete 1-Year Workout Plan: Speed and Agility Training

Speed and agility is important for success in sports. What follows is a sprogram that will develop a well-rounded athletie. This program is meant to...

Hack the 3-Cone Drill With Help From Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver Justin Hardy

Combine testing is an important part of elite football training. Good results can help high school players get recruited by top programs and c...

WATCH: Bodybuilders Race NFL Players in the 3-Cone Agility Drill

NFL Combine athletes are some of the fittest humans on the planet. Before they even begin training for the Combine events, elite college footbal...

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