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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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2 Simple Drills to Help Athletes Accelerate Faster

If you coach any team sports, you know acceleration is king. In sports like soccer, 90% of sprints are 20m or shorter, while in rugby, 68% of sprints...

By: Michael Zweifel

3 Form Tips to Increase Your Top-End Speed

While acceleration gets the most loving when it comes to team sports, top-end sprinting is arguably just as important. If you watch a game, many of the...

By: Michael Zweifel

Improve Your Quickness With Perfect 'Step and Cut' Technique

The "Step and Cut" is an essential speed skill that you must master if you have any hope of leaving your opponents in the dust on the field. The...

By: Travis Hansen

This Overlooked Aspect of Sprinting Is the Key to Getting Faster

Your body can experience forces up to three times your body weight when you're sprinting, according to many reports. You must be able to withstand these...

By: Travis Hansen

6 Types of Exercises That Will Help You Get Faster

There's a saying in sports that speed kills. It kills anyone who doesn't have it. This holds true for any athletic event, whether its sprinting in a...

By: Chris Cooper

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STACK Sports Health: How Your Foot Should Strike the Ground When Running

Learn why where your foot strikes the ground is more important than how it strikes the ground.

Myles Garrett's Body Control Tennis Ball Drill

Ever wonder how Myles Garrett is able to beat offensive linemen around the corner so swiftly? He builds his elite body control and flexibility with this simple drill.

Band-Resisted Shuffle With Myles Garrett

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett performs Band-Resisted Shuffles.

Treston Decoud Builds Explosion With Single-Leg Band Jumps

NFL DB Treston Decoud uses this single-leg exercise to develop explosion and speed on the football field.

Improve Your Speed and Quickness With Treston Decoud's Single-Leg Hops

Take a page from this NFL DB and his performance coach by incorporating this plyometric drill into your speed workouts.