- Big Force
- Small Time
- Proper Direction
- Optimal Range of Motion
Getting Stronger for Speed
These 2 important drills help you to develop BIG FORCE qualities. Although these are not weight room drills, strength training for speed development is important. To be fast, athletes need to train in the weight room and do it properly.
You need to develop some of the specific strength qualities in these drills to improve your speed. They are very specific to building strength for speed. They are proven speed training drills that build specific strength and have a high carryover from training to application.
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Box Blast Exercise
The Box Blast is a speed training drill that lets you focus on maximum power. The basic alignment of the limbs and torso is similar to the acceleration phase of sprinting. Most importantly, the muscle motion is a piston-like action which we observe the acceleration phase.
Heavy Sled Runs
This is another greater drill that is highly specific to strength for speed. Speed training drills like this need to be executed with great form and body alignment.
Velocity Speed Formula
Both of these are important speed training drills to develop the force production capabilities of athletes. Execute them explosively and with great body position to be effective. If you perform them well and often, you’ll the results transfer to game speed.
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