Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness - SAQ



16.0 CECs /Book and Online Resources 

Not only are modern athletes larger and more muscular than their predecessors, but they also move with a swiftness and power never seen before. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the workout guide with online resources that you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition. 

What elevates this book to become the ultimate training resource is the bonus online resources ideal for both athletes and coaches. It allows you to see exactly how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills from the book. Sample SAQ training programs are included for the following sports:

  • Baseball and softball
  • Basketball 
  • Soccer and field hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Cricket
  • Rugby
  • Australian rules football

Top sport and conditioning experts present the best information on testing, techniques, drills, and training programs available to maximize athletes’ innate movement capabilities. The book contains 195 SAQ drills, many of which are fully illustrated.

Build the movement skills to excel in sports with Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness.

Chapter 1. How the Training Works
Chapter 2. Athlete Assessment
Chapter 3. Speed Training
Chapter 4. Agility and Balance Training 
Chapter 5. Quickness and Reaction Time Training
Chapter 6. Sport-Specific Training

“Whether gaining a speed edge on the ice, greater quickness on the court, or superior agility on the field, this book with resources provides the drills and workouts you need to get a step ahead of the competition. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness develops both maximum power and greater efficiency in each movement, and that's essential to perform at a high level in any sport. Add it to your conditioning program and experience the benefits.”
-Chris Witty, Speed Skating Gold Medalist and World Record Holder​