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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Kentucky RB Boom Williams Ran a 4.28 40-Yard Dash in 9th Grade. Now He's Poised to Demolish The NFL Combine

Stanley "Boom" Williams burst onto the national recruiting scene as a 9th grader. A native of Monroe, Georgia, Williams balled out as a freshma...

Improve Agility With the Lateral Shuffle Drill

Coaching the Lateral Shuffle Adrian Guyer C.S.C.S., USAW 2, CSAC Lateral Shuffle Drill The lateral shuffle is a very popular agility drill used by...

4 Basketball Quickness Drills to Help You Get Faster and More Explosive on the Court

In the sport of Basketball, first step quickness is vital to success on the court. Optimizing your first step will allow you to create separation and...

You'll Never Believe Who the Fastest Player was During the 2016 NFL Season

The NFL season is over and it's time to reflect on some of the top performances of the year. Thanks to NFL Next-Gen Stats, we can see who ran the fast...

Kirk Cousins Somehow Chased Down Aqib Talib After an Interception

At the NFL Combine in 2012, quarterback Kirk Cousins ran a 4.93-second 40-Yard Dash—respectable, but not exactly a blazing time. Four years prior, c...

4 Speed Training Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Speed training is one of the most butchered types of performance training. Old-school methods and strategies that aren't supported by science are still...

How This Type of Weightlifting Will Make You Sprint Faster

Force-Vector training takes into account each exercise's direction of resistance. For sports performance, force vector training is a beneficial strategy...

Cornerback Footwork Drills with All-Pro Chris Harris Jr.

Chris Harris Jr. hasn't always been a dominant defender. To earn his Pro Bowl nods, All-Pro honors and Super Bowl win, Harris persevered through adver...

How to Supercharge Your Speed With Resistance Bands

Super Charge your SPEED Training with Banded Resistance Key Points Bands provide resistance throughout the full range of motion Training through...

The Optimal Warm-Up for Sprinting and Speed Drills

When it comes to sprinting fast, having a focused speed training warmup that activates the proper muscles and grooves the correct motor patterns is...

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