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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Improve Soccer Agility with Lateral Strength Exercises

Of course performing to your maximum potential on game day means you need to get strong in the weight room using basic exercises. However, no sport with...

4 Powerful Band Agility Drills

Agility drills are so important for all athletes. If you really take a look at how athletes move in most sports you will see that a majority of the time...

Get Stronger with 4 Simple Workout Strategies, Plus: Complete 12-Week Program

Following four workout strategies can go a long way towards improving your strenght and athletic performance. Strength is critical for athletic...

Improve Your Footwork to Improve Football Agility

Footwork is incredibly important for football agility. Being able to move your feet quickly can have a big impact on your performance on the football...

How Ryan Mathews Returned to Highlight Reel Status

The San Diego Chargers finally discovered a cure for their sluggish rushing attack—a healthy Ryan Mathews dishing out steady doses of punishing,...

Stability Training Can Improve Your Agility and Range of Motion

The physical demands of soccer rival that of the technical skills needed to succeed on the playing field. The successful athlete must balance the unique...

3 Box Drills That Develop True Game Speed

If you're a sprinter, running fast in a straight line may be all you need to do. Nearly every other sport, however, requires players to move fast in e...

This Little Kid's Footwork Is Way Better Than Yours

Earlier this week, Jacksonville Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien watched a session at Blitz Football Camp in Houston, Texas. On the agenda: foot...

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Ladder Drills

To become a better athlete you must continue to progress your programs difficulty and in my opinion, for advanced athletes, ladder drills alone don't...

How Long Would It Take You to Complete John Cyprien's Insane Footwork Drill?

Jacksonville Jaguars safety John Cyprien had 104 tackles during his rookie season last year. Hoping to avoid a "sophomore slump," Cyprien has b...

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