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Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition / Edition 3

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Vance A. Ferrigno, Lee E. Brown
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ISBN-13: 9781450468701
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Publication date: 11/13/2014
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 332,366
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, is a previous President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Board of Directors. In 2014 Brown received the NSCA’s Lifetime Achievement award for his work with the Association. Brown holds both a master’s degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. Formerly a high school physical education teacher and coach of many sports, Brown is now a professor of strength and conditioning in the department of kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. He and his wife, Theresa, reside in Buena Park, California.

Vance Ferrigno is President of F3 Training Systems, LLC and is also a Nike NG 360 Golf Performance Specialist for the Cliffs Clubs overseeing the golf performance program. Ferrigno earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Florida State University and a Fellow of Applied Functional Science from the Gray Institute. His certifications include American College of Sports Medicine’s Health Fitness Specialist and Health Fitness Director, National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weight Lifting Club Coach, USA Cycling Level 2 Coach and Nike NG 360 Golf Performance Specialist. He resides in Travelers Rest, SC.

Table of Contents

Part I Training Essentials

Chapter 1 How the Training Works

Chapter 2 Athlete Assessment

Chapter 3 Incorporating Mental Training

Chapter 4 Speed Training

Chapter 5 Agility Training

Chapter 6 Quickness and Reaction Time Training

Part II Training Programs

Chapter 7 Developing a Customized Program

Chapter 8 Baseball and Softball

Chapter 9 Football and Rugby

Chapter 10 Basketball and Netball

Chapter 11 Combat Sports

Chapter 12 Track and Field

Chapter 13 Soccer

Chapter 14 Lacrosse

Chapter 15 Tennis and Badminton

Chapter 16 Racquetball and Squash

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Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is one of the books that I use frequently when designing training programs for my athletes.”

Allen Hedrick, MA, CSCS, RSCC, FNSCA-- Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Colorado State University at Pueblo, Author of Dumbbell Training

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is a comprehensive resource that will benefit all readers. The recommendations are backed by research and are easily adjusted to the needs of each athlete.”

Boyd Epley-- Founder of National Strength and Conditioning Association, U.S. Collegiate Strength and Conditioning, Coaches Hall of Fame, Nebraska Football Hall of Fame, Lindy’s Sports Top 100 Most Important College Football Sports Figures of the Century


A conditioning and training guide for players of all sports, strength and conditioning enthusiasts, athletic trainers, conditioning coaches, personal trainers, and parents of athletes.

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Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book - plus online video!