Swift Performance has been designing sports monitoring systems and performance measurement products for over 20 years. They provide the state of the art, SpeedLight Timing system, the EZEJUMP, and sports monitoring systems to fit any program.
Wilson Sporting Goods has unveiled their new Wilson X Connected Football, an affordable way to track key quarterback metrics. Making use of bluetooth and smart phone technologies, the Wilson X Connected Football detects velocity, distance, spiral efficiency, spin rate and whether a pass was caught or dropped.
Athletes who want to be successful in their chosen sports should not take a casual approach to their speed, agility and quickness training programs.
What follows may stimulate a new approach to your overall program. Or maybe it will force you to reevaluate your own offensive concepts. There are lots of ways to skin a cat, and I believe the minute we think we have the absolute best way to do something and close our minds to anything else, we are on our way down.
The game has evolved from ball control and “3 yards and a cloud of dust” to fast-paced, uptempo offenses using spread formations and run-pass options. Some may think this evolution is primarily due to better conditioning or a focus on getting the offense to the spot of the ball and the new line of scrimmage as fast as possible. But, streamlined communication is also extremely important.
After a long, draining football season, Iowa football director of strength and conditioning Chris Doyle helps his student-athletes recover by starting at square one and re-teaching them the basics.
After active recovery ends, explosive speed and power once again dominate the lifting schedule.
Optimal technique for linear sprinting in the acceleration phase involves four factors that maximize stride length and frequency.
One problem that many trainers and coaches confront is how to effectively and efficiently evaluate human movement. To authentically evaluate movement, we must understand one main principle of training: The test is the exercise and the exercise is the test.