Training for Speed, Agility and Quickness - 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Training for Speed, Agility and Quickness - 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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by Lee E. Brown, Vance A. Ferrigno, Vance R. Ferrigno
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0736058737

ISBN-13: 9780736058735

Pub. Date: 08/05/2005

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

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 and DVD package you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition.

What elevates this book to become the ultimate training resource is the

Overview

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 and DVD package 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 DVD, 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 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 drills, many of which are fully illustrated, while the most complex drills and useful tests to track athletic skills and progress are featured on the DVD.

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

PLEASE NOTE: This is not an official book from SAQ™ INTERNATIONAL. For details of books including 'SAQ™ Soccer', and SAQ™ Rugby' and official SAQ™ Resources visit www.saqinternational.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736058735
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/05/2005
Edition description:
BK&DVD
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
10.66(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.68(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

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

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Training for Speed, Agility and Quickness - 2nd Edition 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you're looking for drills to improve you or your athletes speed, agility, or quickness- look no further.

The book starts out with a short chapter on preparing for the drills followed by another short chapter on "needs analysis" (which shows you how to evaluate the need for a speed, agility, and quickness program).

The rest of the book from there is the "meat" of the book: three sections of drills, one for speed, one for agility, and one for quickness. Each of these sections is loaded with great pictures of the drills along with the purpose of the drill and an explanation of how to do it.

The book ends with a 6th Chapter on sport-specific programs. Here the reader is given routines for all the different sports such as volleyball, karate, baseball, etc.

All-in-all I found this to be a very nice resource for drills- drills for really just about any sport. To boot, the size of the book is such that you can toss it in a gym bag and take it with you. Other sports resources I liked include The 5-Minute Plantar Fasciitis Solution if you suffer from plantar fasciitis. Happy training!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you're looking for drills to improve you or your athletes speed, agility, or quickness- look no further.The book starts out with a short chapter on preparing for the drills followed by another short chapter on "needs analysis" (which shows you how to evaluate the need for a speed, agility, and quickness program).The rest of the book from there is the "meat" of the book: three sections of drills, one for speed, one for agility, and one for quickness. Each of these sections is loaded with great pictures of the drills along with the purpose of the drill and an explanation of how to do it.The book ends with a 6th Chapter on sport-specific programs. Here the reader is given routines for all the different sports such as volleyball, karate, baseball, etc.All-in-all I found this to be a very nice resource for drills- drills for really just about any sport. To boot, the size of the book is such that you can toss it in a gym bag and take it with you. Other sports resources I liked include "The 5-Minute Plantar Fasciitis Solution" if you suffer from plantar fasciitis.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago