Developing Agility & Quickness for Sports Performance

If you have a specific interest in training athletes, this course will help you understand the physical and mental components of agility and quickness.

Where & How to Study


Developing Agility & Quickness for Sports Performance



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Course Requirements

You must hold a personal trainer or exercise science qualification to do this course

Course Description

Applicable to most all sports, this course focuses on improving quickness of foot and change of direction speed, along with perceptual and decision making factors.

It covers the essential components of developing rapid force high power output and explosive movement that allow athletes to achieve high-level performance.

It includes more than 100 drills to help in the development of safe, effective and comprehensive training programmes.

This home study course is offered to you in a distance-learning format providing continuing education for health and fitness professionals who wish to help athletes take their performance to the next level.

The best training advice, drills, and programmes for optimising athletes’ linear and lateral movements are presented.

This is a must have resource for developing successful athlete specific and sport-specific training programmes.

Shortly after registration with HFPA for a course from the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) you will receive an email from AAHF notifying you of a new account established for you on the AAHF website. You should follow the instructions in the email and log into that account to find your course materials and online test information. You should also expect other emails from AAHF.

Course Material

This includes:

Online testWorkbook and test instructions in PDF format
No time limit for completion
You provide the 200-page textbook Developing Agility and Quickness by Jay Dawes and Mark Roozen, Editors

ISBN-13: 978-0736083263
ISBN-10: 073608326X

This ISBN/barcode number lets you verify that you’re getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Accreditations & Certifications

Successful candidates will receive an American Academy of Health and fitness certificate and 6 CEC points.

This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM 6.0 BOC Category A 3.75 NASM 0.6
CPTN 7.0 PTAG 6.0 NSCA 0.7
YMCA 6.0 BCRPA 8.0 ISSA 6.0
SFA 0.6 NFPT 0.75 KIPS 0.6
NETA 6.0 HFPA 6.0 NAFC 0.6
WITS 8.0 VBPT 3.75 – Type 1

The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 13.00 Category A hours/CEUs.

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Academy of Health and Fitness” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from December 2017 – December 2020. Providership # 817430

Career Opportunities
  • Apply the basic foundations of agility and quickness programmes to sport-specific training
  • Work with individual athletes and teams to enhance speed, agility and quickness
  • Enhance your expertise, scope of practice and earning potential as a fitness professional


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