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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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The Costly Speed Training Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Now more than ever, sports reward speed. No matter the sport or the age of the athlete, the faster and more explosive players will not only get more o...

By: J.T. Kotowski

Don't Trash Your Speed Ladder: How to Get the Most Out of This Much-Maligned Training Tool

There have been several instances in my career when I learned that things I did as an athlete growing up were not as effective as I thought they were ...

By: Justin Ochoa

3 Steps to Help Young Athletes Get Fast, Faster

If you train athletes, then you know Ball is Life. That's to say playing the sport is frequently prioritized over preparing to play the sport. Of c...

By: Ryan Patrick

Master the Stretch-Shortening Cycle to Sprint Faster and Jump Higher

When you hear the term "plyometric," you might think of jumping or jump training. However, plyometric is defined as an action that causes a muscle to ...

By: Rakim Anim

Improve These 3 Physical Skills to Sprint Faster

We've all heard it before…Speed Kills. Every athlete is concerned about how fast they are and what they have to do to get "faster". Yet speed skills and...

By: Richard Kompf

Latest Videos in Get Faster

The Keys to Faster Sprinting From Legendary Speed Coach Loren Seagrave

Learn how to avoid common sprinting mistakes with these tips from Loren Seagrave, who has trained Olympic sprinters and NFL prospects preparing for the 40-Yard Dash.

STACK Sports Health: How Your Foot Should Strike the Ground When Running

Learn why where your foot strikes the ground is more important than how it strikes the ground.

Myles Garrett's Body Control Tennis Ball Drill

Ever wonder how Myles Garrett is able to beat offensive linemen around the corner so swiftly? He builds his elite body control and flexibility with this simple drill.

Band-Resisted Shuffle With Myles Garrett

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett performs Band-Resisted Shuffles.

Treston Decoud Builds Explosion With Single-Leg Band Jumps

NFL DB Treston Decoud uses this single-leg exercise to develop explosion and speed on the football field.