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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”.

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.

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.

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.

Can you make a person faster?

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

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.

What are Speed Breaks?

The Speed Training programs include exercises called "Speed Breaks"

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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