Travis Hansen

Travis Hansen

Travis Hansen is the creator of the Speed Encyclopedia, a research-based speed training system for athletes and coaches. He has been involved in the field of Human Performance Enhancement for over a decade, and he has over 25,000 hours of hands-on training experience. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fitness and Wellness, and he holds three training certifications—from the ISSA, NASM and NCSF. He was the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League during their 2010 season, and he is currently the Director of the Reno Speed School. He has worked with hundreds of athletes from almost all sports, ranging from the youth to the professional ranks. He is also the leading authority on speed development for the International Sports Sciences Association.

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Improve Your Quickness With Perfect 'Step and Cut' Technique

The "Step and Cut" is an essential speed skill that you must master if you have any hope of leaving your opponents in the dust on the field. The...

This Overlooked Aspect of Sprinting Is the Key to Getting Faster

Your body can experience forces up to three times your body weight when you're sprinting, according to many reports. You must be able to withstand these...

Why Arm Drive Drills for Speed Training Aren't That Important

Many athletes and coaches tend to think that arm drive is the magic solution to sprint faster. It's not, although it does provide a strong secondary...

9 Ways Athletes Can Get (and Stay) Lean

The topic of fat loss and weight management as it relates to atheltic performance hasn't been explored or expanded much to date. Athletes know that it...

Try the Kneeling Band Press for Serious Shoulder Strength

When it comes to upper body exercises, the military press is a legend amongst all potential exercise selections. While sticking with the military press...

5 Tips to Master the Slide Board Speed Skater Exercise (With 5 Advanced Variations)

MASTERING THE SLIDEBOARD In case anyone is unfamiliar with Slideboard exercises or this type training equipment, I will be sure to cover everything...

This Sprinting Technique Drill Will Improve Both Your Speed and Agility

An Agility Technique you better learn to get quicker I must warn you right off the bat that the drill I'm about to promote and share with you is not...

6 Upper-Back Stretches That Improve Mobility and Reduce Pain

6 ESSENTIAL UPPER BODY MOBILITY DRILLS If you are a trainer or coach then you will more than likely be pretty well versed about the role of the thoracic...

3 Ways That Building Strength Will Make You Faster

For as long as anyone can probably remember, "The Big 6" have been the go‐to bunch of exercises for those seriously looking to maximize their strength...

How the Military Press Benefits Athletes

As of right now, I think that most trainers and coaches tend to avoid most forms of military pressing with their athletes, primarily because they are...

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