Speed Drills Articles

If you want to get faster, you have to do more than run. Learn how speed drills can help you improve your reaction time and develop quick-twitch muscle fibers which will help you change direction more quickly and improve your breakaway speed. We've got speed drills you can do on any field or court to improve performance and help you become a better athlete. Let STACK's expert network of strength coaches and elite athletes show you how to get faster with the following speed drills.

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Improve Your Footwork With Tips From the Man With the World's Fastest Feet

Watching Luis Badillo Jr. move through a speed ladder looks fake. It seems impossible that a person can move with such speed and precision that you ha...

By: Andy Haley

8 Drills For Building NFL-Style Speed and Explosiveness

Speed kills. Perhaps this fact is no more apparent than in football. A football field is only 100 yards long and 53.33 yards wide. The faster a pla...

By: Brandon Hall

3 Linebacker Footwork Drills for Speed and Quickness

To quote the film "Remember the Titans": football is about being "lean, mean, agile, hostile, and mobile!" No position better personifies this statement...

By: Nick Parasiliti

4 Basketball Quickness Drills to Help You Get Faster and More Explosive on the Court

In the sport of Basketball, first step quickness is vital to success on the court. Optimizing your first step will allow you to create separation and...

By: Jamal Baptiste

16 Acceleration Starts for Team Sport Athletes

Acceleration is the most common part of speed utilized by team sport athletes. They are constantly forced to start, stop and change directions at any...

By: Josh Gibson

Kings Forward Rudy Gay Is Improving His Footwork and Basketball Strength This Off-Season

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay has been working hard all off-season to improve his game. The 30-year-old is still producing great numbers, but he...

By: Rob Scott

5 Keys to Lacrosse Speed Training

Of all of the major sports in this country, none move at the quickness and in as many directions as Lacrosse. While basketball is similar, the movements...

By: Bill Rom

Find Out Why NFL Superstars Are Training With This Elite Footwork Coach

The best NFL receivers perform footwork drills that allow them to stop on a dime, quickly change directions and juke defenders out of their cleats. ...

By: Andy Haley

Odell Beckham Jr.'s Trainer Explains the Crazy Drill Blowing Up Instagram

What's it take to make seemingly impossible one-handed grabs like "the catch" look easy? New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has spent thi...

By: Brian Sabin

How Luis Badillo Jr. Builds the Fastest Feet in the World

Luis Badillo Jr. might have the fastest feet on the planet. The Miami-based trainer's Instagram page has drawn millions of views, and his jaw-dro...

By: Brandon Hall

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