Speed Training for Sports
- 3 Credits
Many athletes and coaches believe the myth that 'speed is a gift you're either born with or without.' They don't realize that there are effective methods to running faster. Easy-to-learn techniques that coaches can apply to any sport setting are provided. Learn a number of drills that have been proven to develop speed and the reasons why they are so effective. Learn how to assess a student athlete's techniques regarding the components of speed and how to fit speed training into an overall training program. Designed for teachers and coaches of senior high school students. NOTE: Required textbook must be purchased separately.