Course Overview for the Enhance athletic performance
For sport where quick feet, fast reaction times and excellent balance and coordination is required, speed, agility and quickness (SAQ) training can help athletes reach the top of their game. This course delves into the science behind SAQ training. You will learn drills and training methods that can be used independently or integrated into current training programmes to improve speed, change of direction and reaction time and, ultimately, enhance overall sport performance.
Development of Speed
Athletes in all sports rely on speed. Whether it involves sprinting down the court on a fast break or chasing a loose ball, speed often contributes to overall athletic ability. Developing Speed teaches you how to elevate your speed in a scientifically-based manner that will have you blowing by the competition.
Written by eight of the top National Strength and Conditioning Association experts, Developing Speed is your guide to elite-level speed development, regardless of your sport. In addition to the scientific coverage of speed development, this guide helps you assess your current ability and identify your areas of greatest need. Using this information, along with the most effective drills and exercises, you will have the tools and information for creating your own speed development programme.
If increasing your athletic speed is what you are seeking, then look no further. With the cutting-edge information packed into this one resource, you will achieve new personal bests and reach your most aggressive goals. Developing Speed is the only tool you need to develop your personal program and take your speed to the highest
You must hold a personal trainer or exercise science qualification to do this course
Why you should study this course:
- Learn drills and training methods that can be used independently or integrated into current training programmes
- Improve speed, change of direction and reaction time
- Learn how to elevate your speed in a scientifically-based manner that will have you blowing by the competition.
- Develop your personal programme and take your speed to the highest level
- Enhance your scope of practice as a fitness or sport professional