10 Types of Speed

10 Types of Speed

Its important to identify and train different types of speed for an athlete to increase overall performance.  Most sports, with the exception of track and field, require an athlete to make different types of movements depending on the situation. These 10 types of speed are like the gears to an old fashion watch.  If you take out just one of those gears, no matter how big or small that gear may be, the entire watch stops working.

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Training Progressions for Linear Speed

Training Progressions for Linear Speed

These are 4 coaching progressions that I learned during a seminar with Keiser Performance.  At TeamEP, we have adopted this method as a way to coach all of our athletes, beginner and advanced.  Coaching a skill or a movement in this order is a great way to teach, introduce and reinforce proper movement mechanics and ultimately get great results.   It can be applied to movement mechanics like acceleration, shuffle cutting, or crossover step, and can even be applied to traditional strength moves like squat.  In this video, you will see 3 basic drills that we use to teach linear acceleration.  

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