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

Atlanta Falcons WR Justin Hardy showed tremendous skill running the 3-Cone Drill, and it helped him get drafted into the NFL.

Combine testing is an important part of elite football training. Good results can help high school players get recruited by top programs and college players earn the attention of pro scouts.

Although raw strength, speed and agility are definitely important for posting impressive numbers, technique is often the X-factor. Good technique can be the difference between a good performance and a great performance, just as bad technique can be the difference between subpar and solid. That's why Combine training is as much about learning proper technique as improving overall athleticism.

That's exactly the approach that TEST Football Academy takes with their Combine athletes. TEST is a football training facility located in Martinsville, New Jersey. Since 1992, TEST has been helping youth, high school, collegiate and pro football players improve their skills. Justin Hardy is one of their great success stories.

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