November, 15, 2021

Mini hurdles for speed training

The mini hurdles are a great tool for first-step acceleration and can be scaled to fit your level of training.

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November, 02, 2021

Best age to start lifting weights

How young is too young?

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September, 28, 2021

5 Words to plan your training

What are the 5 key things you need to consider when planning your training program.

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September, 10, 2021

Should I go into coaching

Is a coaching career something that you should pursue? Coach Bob King and Aaron King discuss what it's like to be a coach and things to consider.

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September, 06, 2021

How many reps until a drill starts working

How many times until a particular drill starts working and you see results? Coach Bob King breaks down some myths of what you should expect to see from doing a specific drill over and over.

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August, 31, 2021

Will this drill work for my sport?

We get asked if drills will work for a specific sport. This often comes from videos shown on a grass field and it's asked if it will work for a sport that is played on a court etc.. Coach King answers these questions.

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August, 22, 2021

6 tips for starting your weight training program

Before you just start lifting like someone you saw at the gym or on TV. Let's cover a couple bases first.

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August, 08, 2021

Speed and conditioning for in-season football

When high schools are limited on time, you have to train efficiently without losing off-season training.

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August, 03, 2021

Alternative schedule for high school football two a days

We want to preserve rest while still getting to work. Here is a proposed alternate schedule for high school football coaches.

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July, 27, 2021

4 tips for training in the heat

Heat is a thief and we want to avoid the negative impacts while still adjusting.

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July, 19, 2021

Training the backside of the body

How do you balance out your hamstrings and back for speed training?

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July, 12, 2021

Coaching Cues To Correct Running Technique For Athletes

Coach Bob King breaks down his coaching cue basics for correcting sprinting technique

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June, 28, 2021

Podcast: Biomechanics vs Program Design

The best programs have both and they work in perfect harmony, but most schools don't have those resources. There is a balance to everything and all the tools and gadgets have their place.

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June, 19, 2021

How much training is too much

The problem with training too much is that nobody believes it until they can’t, which is usually an injury.

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June, 15, 2021

What athletes should eat to gain weight

A fast-strong athlete plays big. We want to gain weight the right way.

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June, 03, 2021

How we plan summer speed training

How to maximize your summer speed training program so that you continue to improve into the season.

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May, 25, 2021

The basics of speed training

Before diving into the details of sprint mechanics, a coach needs to know how to coach speed, (more than just what the correct mechanics are). Speed can be hard or easy to coach depending on the athlete and situation.

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May, 17, 2021

drills to correct knee drive in running and sprinting

How to fix the knee heal connection in the lower body power triangle.

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May, 12, 2021

DeepSnap 40 yard dash challenge

Some weekend warriors may feel washed up or feel like they have something left in the tank. Aaron King (@DeepSnap) gave 4 weeks his best shot to see how fast he could run.

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April, 20, 2021

Expectations on youth athletes

Expectations can breed disappointment. How should we manage our expectations on youth athletes in athletic development?

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April, 14, 2021

Does the agility ladder really work?

There are several reasons we use the agility ladder. Coach Bob King breaks it down.

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April, 05, 2021

How our 0-10 training was born

If steps 1 and 2 are good (spoken slowly), then steps 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10… (spoken quickly) will be good.

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March, 29, 2021

Correcting Upper Body Sprint Technique

There are simple corrections you can make for developing athletes that will help their upper body.

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March, 22, 2021

What is speed training

Coach Bob King provides several illustrations on how to improve speed training at a very simple level.

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March, 16, 2021

Can you make a person faster?

The short answer is yes, of course. We see small improvements in athletes all the time, yet some folks will say, “no” you can’t make a person faster.

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March, 10, 2021

5 Words to define time and intensity

There are 5 words that we use to guide the level of each training program design. These are highly relevant when you factor in-season vs off-season and your level. Youth will not be at the same intensity as a sophomore in college and so on.

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February, 25, 2021

What happens if I miss a workout?

Coach King is often asked, "What happens if I miss a workout?" Today we answer that.

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February, 17, 2021

Pitfalls of Youth Sports Training

Coach Bob King breaks down some things to avoid when training youth athletes.

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February, 08, 2021

Speed Daily February 2 of 4

Week 2 of 4 in February's speed daily newsletter and free workouts.

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February, 08, 2021

16 Best Cone Drills For Speed And Agility

16 cone drills you can add to your workouts for speed and agility.

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February, 01, 2021

Speed Daily - February 1 of 4

February 1 speed daily.

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February, 01, 2021

Weight lifting and stress relief

Coach Bob King and Aaron King discuss the impact of stress for youth athletes and some things coaches and parents can be looking out for.

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January, 25, 2021

Speed Daily #3 - Stress In Youth

Speed Daily are free speed workouts Coach Bob King puts online every week. Our mission is to make professional training available worldwide. Not just for the highly motivated, but also for making it more accessible to those that can't afford proper coaching.

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January, 25, 2021

The effect of stress on youth athletes

Coach Bob King answers questions about how stress affects youth athletes.

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January, 19, 2021

How much fitness is enough

When have you done enough cardio and can you do too much?

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January, 18, 2021

Speed Daily #3

Speed Daily #3

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January, 12, 2021

Best Exercises For Hip Power And Speed

Episode #33 is all about hip power.

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January, 11, 2021

Speed Daily #2 - Setting Goals

Speed Daily #2 2021. Speed Daily is a free newsletter with workouts and performance tips for former and future pros.

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January, 04, 2021

How to set and reach your goals in the gym

Coach King breaks down how to build strength in a productive and achievable manner.

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January, 04, 2021

Speed Daily #1 for 2021

Speed Daily #1 2021. Speed Daily is a free newsletter with workouts and performance tips for former and future pros.

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December, 14, 2020

Track speed vs sport speed

Does track speed translate to all sports? The Kings discuss how the training differs and how athletes transition.

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December, 14, 2020

Can you prevent injuries

Coach Bob King and Aaron King talk about the myth behind injury prevention.

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December, 13, 2020

Jordan Palmer on purpose, mentorship and entrepreneurship

Jordan Palmer joins the podcast just before one of the most highly anticipated NFL drafts to discuss how he approaches his impact on young quarterbacks.

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December, 12, 2020

How to be an elite competitor

Aaron King sits down with tennis legend Dick Stockton to discuss how he trains his tennis players to be elite competitors

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December, 11, 2020

Track workouts for 100m 200m 400m

The 100m, 200m and 400m are different events, especially going from 100m to 400m. Coach Bob King breaks down how to balance all three.

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December, 09, 2020

Nutrition Basics for Athletes

Coach Bob King breaks down some basics that all athletes need to know when thinking about their nutrition.

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December, 09, 2020

How to be prepared for gameday

Today's topic is about your training and how it leads up to or correlates with game day. We were talking a little bit about this earlier about how you have your game day is a hundred percent effort.

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November, 04, 2020

Cardiovascular Conditioning aka Fitness in Sports Training

Coach King breaks down fitness training and how much is too much?

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May, 29, 2020

Workouts for weekend warriors

How aggressive should you be when starting training back up. Coach Bob King and Aaron King discuss.

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April, 14, 2020

How conditioning effects speed in weekend warriors

See how conditioning connects to speed through @deepsnap's experiment

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August, 14, 2019

Coach King on the PFRPA Podcast

Coach Bob King visited with PFRPA podcast host Brian DeMarco to discuss his time with the Cowboys.

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August, 05, 2019

How to print workouts

In July 2019, we released the ability to print your workouts as PDF's

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August, 05, 2019

#27 // Brian DeMarco // Playing against Hall of Famers

Retired NFL player, Brian DeMarco discusses what it was like playing against some of the best players in the history of the NFL.

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June, 04, 2019

NFL Combine Pro Day Training

If you are preparing for a pro day or a combine, we are here to help you set new personal records.

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May, 31, 2019

Should I lift with shoes on

Shoes can impact performance, but budget is always a concern. Which shoes should you wear?

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May, 31, 2019

Concussions ended my career

A brief introduction to the history of head injuries.

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May, 31, 2019

Multi Sport Players // Should I Play One Sport // Episode #25

In this episode, Aaron King and Coach Bob King discuss the athletes that play multiple sports across the school year and how to manage the load. Many parents want to specialize in one sport at a young age. Studies do not support this method and in this episode, multi-sport athletes are encouraged.

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May, 16, 2019

Cones

Cone drills build leg power and explosion which gives athletes the ability to cut on a dime. Perform position specific drills and agility training drills for maximum sports performance training.

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May, 13, 2019

Circle drills 3 drills for speed and agility

The circle drill has 3 different variations. This is a very effective routine to add to your speed and agility training program, it doesn’t matter which sport.

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May, 13, 2019

Speed training can train person run faster increase speed

Can you make a person faster? Yes you can, and Coach King has answers on why we focus so much on speed training.

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May, 13, 2019

Choosing the right training program

Coach Bob King talks about what to look for in a training program.

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May, 13, 2019

What is the best time of day to workout?

Morning, noon or night? When should we workout? Does it matter? Coach Bob King and Aaron King discuss in this podcast.

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May, 13, 2019

Breaking down the 2018 NFL Draft Quarterbacks

Aaron King sits down with John Brenkus of Soul & Science to breakdown the quarterbacks in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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May, 12, 2019

Webinar 5 training themes streamline speed training

Coach King breaks down his 5 training themes for streamlined performance training in a webinar.

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May, 12, 2019

warming speed training dynamic warmup vs static stretch getthemost 011

Which type of warm-up should you do before speed training?

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May, 12, 2019

How does weather change effect training

Heat, humidity or cold. Changing seasons can affect your training, but how?

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May, 12, 2019

Does soreness mean the training is working?

No pain, no gain? Coach Bob King breaks down what soreness can mean to your training.

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May, 12, 2019

Super Bowl Speed

For the vast majority of the coaches and players in the Super Bowl, this is there first and may be their only opportunity to win at this stage. Every single one of them will tell you, "I've been preparing my entire life, for this moment."

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May, 12, 2019

Should you lift before you run?

Running and weight lifting go hand in hand. The question is what order. This can be a complex answer, but Coach Bob King breaks down the basics.

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May, 12, 2019

Summer speed training dallas

Train this summer with Coach Bob King in Dallas, TX

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May, 12, 2019

Fix My 40 presentation at THSCA

CBK presented at coaching school in Texas on the 40-yard dash start. This methodology has been used to training athletes for the NFL combine, pro days and Olympic athletes. The technical details are used to both improve that athlete’s speed and to improve a coach’s ability to teach.

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May, 12, 2019

High Intensity Vs Endurance Training

What is the best way to get in shape? Coach Bob King talks about intensity and endurance.

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May, 12, 2019

How to train in the summer

Coach Bob King and Aaron King break down summer training.

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May, 12, 2019

Lift Run Jump

Coach Bob King breaks down the three elements of performance training.

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May, 09, 2019

Power Training vs Power Lifting for Speed

How does powerlifting differ from power training? Coach Bob King breaks down how to build power for speed.

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May, 09, 2019

Circuit Training vs Crossfit

How does Crossfit compare to Circuit Training?

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May, 05, 2019

King sports podcast on itunes

Our podcast is now available on iTunes. Our goal is to provide the same type of training and solutions that we have seen work over the years in real life.

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May, 05, 2019

Does squatting make you faster?

In this episode, we discuss the impact of squatting on the first step of acceleration both in the 0-5 and 0-10 yard acceleration phase.

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May, 05, 2019

Combine Prep and Youth Training Programs

Podcast with Aaron King and Coach Bob King discussing the combine and youth training programs.

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May, 05, 2019

6 Simple Drills For Teaching Sprint Technique

There are a lot of factors that go into sprinting. We like to focus on speed and it's a relationship to complete athletic development.

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May, 05, 2019

8 Drills For Speed and Acceleration with Mini Hurdles

Mini Hurdles provide speed training that focuses on acceleration through fast stride rate/frequency. For best results, set up 10 Mini Hurdles at 3-foot spacing. The Spatial Illusion drill uses 4-foot spacing.

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May, 04, 2019

What are Speed Breaks?

The Speed Training programs include exercises called "Speed Breaks"

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May, 04, 2019

101 Tips For Starting Athletic Development Training

There are many things that you may not think about when training, so we answered with 101 tips for getting started.

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May, 04, 2019

How To Use Your Arms On Agility Ladder Drills

Your arms are directly connected to your legs in speed and agility. The faster your arms go, the faster your legs will go.

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May, 04, 2019

USA Skeleton Training For the Olympics

In 2001, I was the push coach for the 2002 skeleton men’s and women’s teams. If you are unfamiliar with the sport, check it out on the Olympics that are currently being aired.

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May, 04, 2019

Can you make a person faster?

One question that sparks debate amongst coaches is: can you make a person faster?

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May, 04, 2019

Combine Training: How to run the 3 Cone L-Drill

The L-Drill is also known at the 3 cone and is used by football coaches to measure agility, change of direction and balance. The total distance covered is 30 yards, broken into six 5 yard short sprints.

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May, 04, 2019

Dynamic Warmup Drills for Speed Training

Performance training requires a proper warmup, and we use a dynamic warmup to begin a training session. This is different than a static stretch which is used at cool down.

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May, 04, 2019

10 Best Speed and Agility Cone Drills

Speed and agility training drills are designed to work all your leg and core muscles, as well as the tendons in your body.

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May, 04, 2019

Combine Training: How to Run the Pro Agility Shuttle

The Pro Agility Shuttle is a common agility drill used by coaches and scouts at football combines. This drill provides a great deal of explosive training for football players looking to train speed and leg strength.

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May, 04, 2019

Jason Kidd. An All-Time Great

Jason Kidd has retired, and I wanted to take a moment to recognize one of the greatest talents I have ever worked with. This is a guy who if you knew him, you figured that he would play forever.

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May, 04, 2019

6 What If Situations Answered by Coach King

Different situations come up in your training. Coach King answers 6 "what if's" for you training.

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May, 04, 2019

13 Speed and Agility Ladder Drills (VIDEOS) for Faster Footwork

These Agility Ladder drills show how the ladder is the most effective tool for training footwork & quickness. These training videos were filmed in slow-mo to give detailed instruction. It is important to go slow on patterns until you are familiar with them, then increase your speed as much as you can without losing control.

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May, 04, 2019

Speed Training For Wide Receivers Using Mini Hurdles

Wide receivers require great acceleration coming off the ball and out of breaks. Fast foot turnover improves the first couple of steps that influence how fast an athlete can get to full speed.

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May, 04, 2019

Agility Ladder Training for Running Backs

There is a wide range of speed and agility drills that running backs need to work on, but the agility ladder drills should be a regular part of a running back’s regimen.

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May, 04, 2019

The Agility Ladder For Quarterbacks

This a great asset to all positions on the football field. One position that is the most hunted in a game is that of a quarterback. Every defender on the field wants his shot at the quarterback, which is why he has to have superior footwork.

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May, 04, 2019

5 KEYS TO TRAINING YOUTH ATHLETES

You want to train your young athlete to stay tall without too much unnecessary movement.

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May, 04, 2019

3 Keys to More Stride Frequency with Mini Hurdles

There is a connection between the heel and the knee that is often lost in coaching. When the heel comes up, the knee naturally rises to its proper position.

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May, 04, 2019

How To Run a fast 40 yard dash

By breaking the body down into segments, you can see how they are connected. Each segment has its role in sprinting technique.

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May, 04, 2019

What is a Football Combine?

For the players, a combine is football’s decathlon where they compete against the clock and have to look good in “space”.

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May, 04, 2019

5 Musts for talking to College Coaches and Scouts

If you are a high school football player training for the next level, it is important to know how to talk to college coaches. Here are some things to think about as you prepare.

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May, 04, 2019

Run your fastest pro agility shuttle drill time

The Pro Agility Shuttle is an explosive drill that requires leg power and balance. The pro agility shuttle can be broken into 4 phases. The start, first turn, the second turn and finish

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April, 30, 2019

How Quarterbacks Read Defenses

This past weekend, Nashville hosted a sporting spectacle. The NFL draft took place at the end of a long row of bars filled with live music. While in town, I was able to talk with Trent Dilfer's QBIQ founder, Chris Hixson. We did the entire podcast in the middle of the action.

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