40-Yard Dash Articles

One of the most important drills in the NFL Combine is the 40-Yard Dash. Just ask any college football player hoping to make the leap to the NFL. STACK's team of experts have developed can't-fail techniques on how to shave precious seconds off your time. From the perfect starting stance to routines designed to improve your speed, STACK's got you covered on all things 40.

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I Ran the 40-Yard Dash at the NFL Combine and Sucked at It

It's Wednesday, and I'm standing in the middle of Lucas Oil Field, the cathedral-esque home of the Indianapolis Colts. In the coming days, hundred...

Mythcrusher: Does a Fast 40-Yard Dash Predict NFL Success?

The 40-Yard Dash is widely considered the most important drill at the NFL Combine. Many believe that running a blazing-fast 40 makes an athlete mo...

Improve Your Football 40 Time During the Season

Football season is nearing playoff time and it has been a long season full of wear and tear. However, in this day and age there is no offseason and...

8 Positions to Lower Your 40-Yard-Dash Time

8 Positions To Help You Get That 4.2 Forty Yard Dash If you are talking American football, the 40 yard dash will certainly come up. Some around the game...

3 Simple Tips to Improve Your 40-Yard Dash

3 Tips to Improve Your 40 From working nearly 100 football camps across the country, I commonly see athletes who seem uneducated on how to run the 40....

How to Sprint Faster and Lower Your 40 With 3 Speed Drills

A number of speed drills can be used to help you with your 40. The 40 is a test that is used in many sports. It tests you ability to start explosively,...

Michael Johnson's Guide to a Faster 40

The 40-Yard Dash is the ultimate measure of explosive speed—which is why many football coaches put such a high value on it when scouting players. Bu...

Football Speed Drills to Improve Your 40-Yard Dash

The football combine circuit is quickly approaching and the 40 Yard Dash is football coaches and scouts preferred method of testing an athletes' speed....

Why NFL Draft Prospects Are Running Faster Than Ever

Marquise Goodwin looks calm. He stares straight ahead at the white line in front of him. His chest and shoulders raise and lower as he takes slow...

40-Yard Dash Form Tips From the Pros

"Speed is a skill. It can be taught like any other skill," writes Loren Seagrave in his paper Systematic Approach to Teaching and Training the 40-Ya...

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