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May 2008

May 2008


The Speed Report: Quickness & Speed - What\'s the Difference in Football?

by: Dale Baskett
Football Speed Specialist
© May 2008

I travel the country month to month installing my progression Ė designed football speed training system. It deals with quickness and transition speed effectiveness. As teams and their staffs spend a few days learning to use the comprehensive package, I am always asked whatís the difference between quickness and speed?

The common thought is that if a player has limb speed (arm and leg cycle frequency) then he has good speed. Itís the general thinking of most coaches but itís not always accurate. If you're to gauge speed in general by looking at limb speed when an athlete is moving quickly, you can be seriously deceived. So how do you determine what you are seeing for an accurate assessment of speed?

The Eyeball Test

The eyeball test will fool you so you must validate by timing the athlete to det....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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