Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness

Book - 2015 | Third edition
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Today's athletes are bigger, stronger, faster, and more agile than ever before. Exhibiting a combination of power, speed, and quickness, they've raised the bar on performance, competition, and training. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the complete workout guide you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition.

With this total training package, you'll have exclusive online access to a video library of the most effective drills and exercises for developing movement skills, and you'll see how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills from the book. Sample training programs are included for these sports:

Baseball and softball

Football and rugby

Basketball and netball

Combat sports

Track and field



Tennis and badminton

Racquetball and squash

The top sport and conditioning experts present the best information on testing, techniques, drills, and training programs to maximize athletes' movement capabilities. The book includes 262 drills and proven assessments for customizing programs and tracking progress.

If you're serious about elevating your performance, Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is a must have.

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, please visit

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2015
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781450468701
Branch Call Number: 613.711 TRA 2015
Characteristics: xvii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Brown, Lee E. 1956-
Ferrigno, Vance 1961-


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Feb 12, 2019

Highly recommend this book if you are a coach or trainer. It has a huge amount of drills using cones and ladders to increase speed and agility.

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