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April 2008

April 2008


The Speed Report: Playing Fast Transition Speed is Essential

by: Dale Baskett
Football Speed Specialist
© April 2008

Playing fast means winning games. Coaches in football love speed. The question is twofold: how do we develop it and what kind of speed works? Football requires what I term transition speed. Whenever an athlete has a change of velocity or changes the direction of any movement, a transition must occur. When this transition happens it may cause a physiological change. It will absolutely change the mechanical function of limb cycle and body positioning to force relationship. As athletes run, motor patterns are being programmed, motor patterns can be reorganized for positive results by using correct drill processing. It is natural for limb speed to slow down during transition phases. This alters the velocity prior to the initial change. When momentum is displaced during intense speed activity, the arms instantly react as a balancing device. Th....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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