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The Costly Speed Training Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Now more than ever, sports reward speed. No matter the sport or the age of the athlete, the faster and more explosive players will not only get more o...

By: J.T. Kotowski

Don't Trash Your Speed Ladder: How to Get the Most Out of This Much-Maligned Training Tool

There have been several instances in my career when I learned that things I did as an athlete growing up were not as effective as I thought they were ...

By: Justin Ochoa

3 Steps to Help Young Athletes Get Fast, Faster

If you train athletes, then you know Ball is Life. That's to say playing the sport is frequently prioritized over preparing to play the sport. Of c...

By: Ryan Patrick

6 Upper-Body Exercises to Help Make You Faster

Running as a sport is different than running as part of a sport. It's the difference of unhindered straightaway running compared to multiple direction...

By: Ryan Patrick

Master the Stretch-Shortening Cycle to Sprint Faster and Jump Higher

When you hear the term "plyometric," you might think of jumping or jump training. However, plyometric is defined as an action that causes a muscle to ...

By: Rakim Anim

Latest Videos in Speed And Agility

2017 Path to the Pros: The Fastest Guys in the Draft

Get to know the fastest players in this year’s NFL Draft, including Washington WR John Ross, who just broke the NFL Combine 40 Record with a blazing 4.22.

Game Changers: Can VKTRY's "Performance-Enhancing" Insoles Really Make You a More Explosive Athlete?

VKTRY's VK insoles have been found in studies to make athletes run faster, jump higher and change directions quicker. STACK puts them to the test.

Pro Bowl Running Back Latavius Murray’s Dodge Ball Agility Drill For Elite Reaction Time and Cutting Ability

NFL running back Latavius Murray performs a dodge ball agility drill with his performance coach Vincent Scollo.

How J.J. Watt Prepares for Speed Workouts

Brad Arnett, J.J. Watt's strength coach, explains how to perform a movement prep warm-up that prevents injury and improves speed.

How J.J. Watt Develops His Football Speed

Brad Arnett, J.J. Watt's strength coach, shows the ladder drills that J.J. performs to improve his multi-directional speed and quickness.