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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
 

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ISBN-10: 0736058737

ISBN-13: 2900736058734

Pub. Date: 08/05/2005

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

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ISBN-13:
2900736058734
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/05/2005
Edition description:
BK&DVD
Pages:
264

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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