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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Exercise of the Week: Triangle Drill

The STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exerc...

Build Agility and Conditioning With the M-Drill

Tired of hearing your coach tell you to "hit the pavement and go for a run"? Try a high-effort sprint program. This type of training forces you to wor...

Playoff Round-Up: The Hard Work Behind the NFL Conference Championship Games

All pro football fans know the teams, stars, matchups and story lines of this weekend's NFL Conference Championship games. However, the hard work ...

TD1 Minute: 20-Yard Shuttle

Kurt Hester, D1 Sports Training National Training Director and one of the driving forces behind The Dominant One Challenge, joins us periodically to g...

Improve Agility With Quickness Drills

Speed is a difference maker in every sport, from linear speed to the ability to accelerate, decelerate and change direction quickly. Arguably, th...

The Best Speed and Agility Drills for Defensive Linemen

Defensive linemen are expected to disrupt the passing game, sack the quarterback and shut down the running game. (Check out the Ndamukong Rising s...

Complete Speed Workout Essentials

Athletes know that speed workouts are necessary to get faster, but there's a lot more to these workouts than simply running. You need to teach you...

Get an "A" on the L-Drill During Combine Testing

The L-Drill, or 3-Cone Drill, is one of the major tests to evaluate football players every year at the NFL Combine, College Pro Days and other combi...

Exercise of the Week: Three-Cone Crossover Drill

The STACK Exercise of the Week will help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. Th...

John Cissik Named STACK Expert of the Month

John Cissik, president of Human Performance Services, LLC, has been named STACK's Expert of the Month for August 2012. He will receive a $500 cash...

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