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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Speed Hurdle Drills for Football Players

For a workout that builds both conditioning and agility, incorporate adjustable hurdles into your off-season football training this summer. The fo...

The Skills Needed to Develop Agility

Agility is a confusing term for many athletes. Some see it as the ability to change direction as quickly as possible, which can be measured in dri...

Get Faster: Change of Direction and Agility

The ability to change direction quickly and efficiently is one of the most lethal weapons an athlete can possess. Rarely do athletes cover a ...

Do These Low Box Drills to Develop Quick Foot Speed

Derrick Rose is one of the most dominant basketball players in the world. Wes Welker is one of the most feared wide receivers in the world. What do ...

Improve Agility With Skills-Based Drills, Part 2: The Box Drill and T-Drill

In this agility drill series, we will break down three common drills and how you can adapt them to your sport. Today we break down the Box Drill and T...

Improve Agility with Skills-Based Drills, Part 1: The L-Drill

In this agility drill series, we will break down three common drills and how you can adapt them to your sport. Today, we examine the L-Drill and h...

Exercise of the Week: Tennis Ball Reaction Agility Drill

Every Wednesday, STACK features an Exercise of the Week to help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, condition...

Exercise of the Week: 60-Yard Shuttle With Agility Ladder

Every Wednesday, STACK features an Exercise of the Week to help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, condition...

5 Drills to Increase Agility on the Playing Field

Agility is one of the most important attributes an athlete can possess. It allows you to decelerate, change directions and then accelerate again a...

Build Speed and Power With Movement-Based Training

To be successful in your sport, you must be able to move quickly and powerfully while maintaining balance and control of your body. Traditional tr...

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