Developing speed

Athletes in all sports rely on speed. Whether it involves sprinting down the court on a fast break or chasing a loose ball, speed often contributes to overall athletic ability. Developing Speed teaches you how to elevate your speed in a scientifically based manner that will have you blowing by the competition. Written by eight of the top National Strength and Conditioning Association experts, Developing Speed is your guide to elite-level speed development, regardless of your sport. In addition to the scientific coverage of speed development, this guide helps you assess your current ability and identify your areas of greatest need. Using this information, along with the most effective drills and exercises, you’ll have the tools and information for creating your own speed development program. If increasing your athletic speed is what you’re seeking, then look no further. With the cutting-edge information packed into this one resource, you’ll achieve new personal bests and reach your most aggressive goals. Developing Speed is the only tool you need to develop your personal program and take your speed to the highest level! (Klappentext) Contents: Chapter 1. The Nature of Speed Chapter 2. Technical Models of Speed Chapter 3. Technical Development of Linear Speed Chapter 4. Assessment of Speed Chapter 5. Developing Sport-Specific Speed Chapter 6. Sport-Specific Speed Training (baseball,basketball, football, ice hockey, rugby, soccer, tennis, track athletics)
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Subjects: training speed track and field tennis rugby soccer icehockey American football basketball baseball
Notations: training science
Editors: NSCA/I. Jeffreys
Published: Champaign Human Kinetics 2013
Series: Sport Performance Series
Pages: 215
Document types: book
Language: English
Level: advanced