Speed Training

Bursting through the the line, beating the defense down the court or going from first to third on a routine single comes from being fast. And no athlete is ever satisfied with their current speed. Get faster with speed training workouts from elite athletes in all the major sports, and discover secrets and techniques that can improve your footwork or your athletic ability to shave precious seconds off of your time—no matter what sport you play.

Latest in Speed Training

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

Jump Higher and Run Faster With These 5 Trap Bar Exercises

Wanting to jump higher and run faster are probably two of the reasons you stepped into the weight room in the first place. The great thing is that we ...

By: John Papp

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

Build Strength and Speed With Weight Vest Workouts

Weight vests are an underrated training tool for strength and speed. Wearing a vest automatically makes an exercise or drill more difficult by increas...

By: Andy Haley

4 Keys to Speed Training (Plus a 4-Day Workout Plan)

Speed training is important for athletes of all ages and all sports. Speed is also a major focus on athletic assessment, so it can be used to determine...

By: John Cissik

Latest Videos in Speed Training

2017 Path to the Pros: The Fastest Guys in the Draft

Get to know the fastest players in this year’s NFL Draft, including Washington WR John Ross, who just broke the NFL Combine 40 Record with a blazing 4.22.

Game Changers: Can VKTRY's "Performance-Enhancing" Insoles Really Make You a More Explosive Athlete?

VKTRY's VK insoles have been found in studies to make athletes run faster, jump higher and change directions quicker. STACK puts them to the test.

Pro Bowl Running Back Latavius Murray’s Dodge Ball Agility Drill For Elite Reaction Time and Cutting Ability

NFL running back Latavius Murray performs a dodge ball agility drill with his performance coach Vincent Scollo.

How J.J. Watt Prepares for Speed Workouts

Brad Arnett, J.J. Watt's strength coach, explains how to perform a movement prep warm-up that prevents injury and improves speed.

How J.J. Watt Develops His Football Speed

Brad Arnett, J.J. Watt's strength coach, shows the ladder drills that J.J. performs to improve his multi-directional speed and quickness.