Coordination Drills

10 Plyometric Coordination Drills

The following video, 10 Plyometric Coordination Drills, comes from the Athletic Continuum eBook. The 5 step continuum is a Powerful way to understand how athletes learn to become athletes. As you well know, athleticism is...

The Athletic Continuum

<<Grab a copy of the book here.>> What is The Athletic Continuum®? Think of the athletic continuum as a connection of skills that make up someone’s ‘Athletic Ability.’ While it’s true that some people...

The Most Important Muscle for Speed

  For athletes, all muscles need to be strong, balanced and powerful. However, depending on the  sport and the position that is played, there can be certain muscle groups that will play a bigger...

Sprinter Lesson: The Hammer and The Nail

Could the hammer analogy be the key to speed? Elite sprinters deliver a forceful punch to ground. New research finds that world-class sprinters attack the ground to maximize impact forces and speed. The world’s fastest sprinters...

Sprinter Block Starts

Ready, Set… … the gun fires and the sprinters burst out their blocks. While reaction time plays a role in a good start, proper mechanics to the block start can make a big difference...

3 Ways to Improve Your Reaction Time

Quickness or reaction time refers to how long it takes you to react to a stimulus. Examples include how fast you get off the blocks and react to a gun as a sprinter, how...