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Training for Speed, Agility and Quickness 3ed

by Lee E. Brown Vance A. Ferrigno Human Kinetics
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9781450468701
Format:
Pbk 312 pages
Price:
AU$47.99 NZ$50.43
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Today’s athletes are bigger, stronger, faster, and more agile than ever before. Exhibiting a combination of power, speed, and quickness, they’ve raised the bar on performance, competition, and training. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the complete workout guide you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition.

With this total training package, you’ll have exclusive online access to a video library of the most effective drills and exercises for developing movement skills, and you’ll see how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills from the book. Sample training programs are included for these sports:

Baseball and softball

Football and rugby

Basketball and netball

Combat sports

Track and field

Soccer

Lacrosse

Tennis and badminton

Racquetball and squash

The top sport and conditioning experts present the best information on testing, techniques, drills, and training programs to maximize athletes’ movement capabilities. The book includes 262 drills and proven assessments for customizing programs and tracking progress.

If you’re serious about elevating your performance, Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is a must have.

PLEASE NOTE: This is not an official book from SAQ International. For details of books including SAQ Soccer and SAQ Rugby and official SAQ resources, please visit www.saqinternational.com.

Part I Training Essentials

Chapter 1 How the Training Works

Chapter 2 Athlete Assessment

Chapter 3 Incorporating Mental Training

Chapter 4 Speed Training

Chapter 5 Agility Training

Chapter 6 Quickness and Reaction Time Training

Part II Training Programs

Chapter 7 Developing a Customized Program

Chapter 8 Baseball and Softball

Chapter 9 Football and Rugby

Chapter 10 Basketball and Netball

Chapter 11 Combat Sports

Chapter 12 Track and Field

Chapter 13 Soccer

Chapter 14 Lacrosse

Chapter 15 Tennis and Badminton

Chapter 16 Racquetball and Squash

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is one of the books that I use frequently when designing training programs for my athletes.”


Allen Hedrick, MA, CSCS, RSCC, FNSCA-- Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Colorado State University at Pueblo, Author of Dumbbell Training


Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is a comprehensive resource that will benefit all readers. The recommendations are backed by research and are easily adjusted to the needs of each athlete.”


Boyd Epley-- Founder of National Strength and Conditioning Association, U.S. Collegiate Strength and Conditioning, Coaches Hall of Fame, Nebraska Football Hall of Fame, Lindy’s Sports Top 100 Most Important College Football Sports Figures of the Century


 

Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, is a previous President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Board of Directors. In 2014 Brown received the NSCA’s Lifetime Achievement award for his work with the Association. Brown holds both a master’s degree in exercise science and a doctorate in educational leadership from Florida Atlantic University. Formerly a high school physical education teacher and coach of many sports, Brown is now a professor of strength and conditioning in the department of kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. He and his wife, Theresa, reside in Buena Park, California.

Vance Ferrigno is President of F3 Training Systems, LLC and is also a Nike NG 360 Golf Performance Specialist for the Cliffs Clubs overseeing the golf performance program. Ferrigno earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Florida State University and a Fellow of Applied Functional Science from the Gray Institute. His certifications include American College of Sports Medicine’s Health Fitness Specialist and Health Fitness Director, National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weight Lifting Club Coach, USA Cycling Level 2 Coach and Nike NG 360 Golf Performance Specialist. He resides in Travelers Rest, SC.