Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-2nd EditionBy
264 pages. Published: 2005
About the Book
Not only are modern athletes larger and more muscular than their predecessors, but they also move with a swiftness and power never seen before. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the workout guide and DVD package you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition.
What elevates this book to become the ultimate training resource is the bonus DVD, ideal for both athletes and coaches. It allows you to see exactly how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills from the book.
Sample training programs are included for the following sports: Baseball and softball Basketball Soccer and field hockey Volleyball Football Tennis Netball Cricket Rugby Australian rules football Top sport and conditioning experts present the best information on testing, techniques, drills, and training programs available to maximize athletes innate movement capabilities.
The book contains 195 drills, many of which are fully illustrated, while the most complex drills and useful tests to track athletic skills and progress are featured on the DVD. Build the movement skills to excel in sports with Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness.
About the Author Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FACSM, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a previous member of the NSCA board of directors. He is also a certified health fitness instructor through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and a certified club coach by USA Weightlifting (USAW).
In 2003 Brown received the NSCA Outstanding Young Investigator award for his research on high-velocity exercise. Brown holds both a masters degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. Brown is now an associate professor of kinesiology in the department of kinesiology at California State University at Fullerton. He resides in Buena Park,
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