Category Archives for Youth Athletes

Try this drill for quicker acceleration and first-step quickness

In almost every sport, accelerating quickly is key to playing well. You can easily lose an opponent on offense or keep up with anyone on defense – plus, you’ll cut quicker and dodge better. One of the best ways to improve acceleration is to improve first-step quickness. Try this drill to build a better first step: […]

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Explosiveness for Athletes: The Jump Shrug

If your high school athlete is looking to jump higher and develop a quicker first step, the Jump Shrug is one of the best exercises they can do. It’s also an exercise that most athletes do wrong – unless they have proper supervision from a trained coach. The safest way for your son or daughter […]

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Can athletes “learn” how to get faster?

Every athlete wants to be faster. It doesn’t matter what sport, what position, or what level – being faster gives you an edge on everyone else. Sadly, many athletes and coaches think that speed is something you’re born with – “I’ve always been slow, there’s nothing I can do about it” – and let this […]

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Speed is a Skill

Every athlete wants to be faster. It doesn’t matter what sport, what position, or what level – being faster gives you an edge on everyone else. Sadly, many athletes and coaches think that speed is something you’re born with – “I’ve always been slow, there’s nothing I can do about it” – and let this […]

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How To (Safely) Bench More Weight

Click Here To learn more about what High School athletes need to get stronger and faster

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