Planning Speed Training for Team Sports

I recently spoke at the 2015 Southwest Speed Summit. One of the talks I gave was on planning speed training for team sports. Unlike sports like Track & Field where things are very controlled and training elements can be packed in nice, neat, regularly scheduled modules; planning speed training for team sports can be quite complicated because of logistical issues. Here’s my slidedeck from that presentation:

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Mike Young

Director of Performance at Athletic Lab
Mike is the Head Fitness Coach for the North Carolina Courage and North Carolina FC. He is also the owner and Director of Performance at Athletic Lab sports performance training center. He previously served as the fitness coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps and Carolina Railhawks. He has a PhD in Biomechanics, an MS in Coaching Science, and a BSS in Exercise Physiology and has coached Olympic and professional athletes in Skeleton, Track & Field, MLS and NASL Soccer, PGA Golf, NFL Football, MLB Baseball and Olympic Weightlifting. He has lectured around the world and authored 2 books and dozens of research and coaching articles.

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