If you want to get faster, you have to do more than run. Learn how speed drills can help you improve your reaction time and develop quick-twitch muscle fibers which will help you change direction more quickly and improve your breakaway speed. We've got speed drills you can do on any field or court to improve performance and help you become a better athlete. Let STACK's expert network of strength coaches and elite athletes show you how to get faster with the following speed drills.
Latest in Speed Drills
If you coach any team sports, you know acceleration is king. In sports like soccer, 90% of sprints are 20m or shorter, while in rugby, 68% of sprints...
By: Michael Zweifel
Watching Luis Badillo Jr. move through a speed ladder looks fake. It seems impossible that a person can move with such speed and precision that you ha...
By: Andy Haley
Speed kills. Perhaps this fact is no more apparent than in football. A football field is only 100 yards long and 53.33 yards wide. The faster a pla...
By: Brandon Hall
To quote the film "Remember the Titans": football is about being "lean, mean, agile, hostile, and mobile!" No position better personifies this statement...
By: Nick Parasiliti
In the sport of Basketball, first step quickness is vital to success on the court. Optimizing your first step will allow you to create separation and...
By: Jamal Baptiste
Latest Videos in Speed Drills
Washington WR John Ross is officially the fastest player in NFL Combine history. As it turns out, he's been preparing for greatness for a long time.
Ryan Flaherty, owner of Prolific Athletes in San Diego, teaches you how to improve your reaction time with the 3-Cone Reaction Drill.
Improve your acceleration and top-end speed with the Acceleration Ladder Drill, which speed coach Ryan Flaherty teaches to NFL players at Prolific Athletes in San Diego.
In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin challenges you to take the 60-Yard Shuttle Test.
In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you how to increase your agility and reaction time with the 4-Cone Box Drill.