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Today’s athletes are bigger, stronger, faster, and more agile than ever before. Exhibiting a combination of power, speed, and quickness, they’ve raised the bar on performance, competition, and training. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the complete workout guide you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition. With this total training package, you’ll have exclusive online access to a video library of the most effective drills and exercises for developing movement skills, and you’ll see how to perform key tests and execute the best and most complex drills from the book. Sample training programs are included for these sports: Baseball and softball Football and rugby Basketball and netball Combat sports Track and field Soccer Lacrosse Tennis and badminton Racquetball and squash The top sport and conditioning experts present the best information on testing, techniques, drills, and training programs to maximize athletes’ movement capabilities.

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Lee E. Brown

Dr. Brown is Director of the Center for Sport Performance and a Professor of Strength and Conditioning in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. He served as President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) from 2006-2009 and is a Fellow of both the NSCA and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). His research investigates human neuromuscular adaptations to high velocity exercise primarily for improved sport performance. He has authored more than 500 scientific articles, scholarly presentations, books and book chapters worldwide.

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