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April 2007

April 2007


The Speed Report: Developing Quarterback Speed

by: Dale Baskett
Football Speed Specialist
© April 2007

Baseball pitchers are the most difficult athletes to convince that speed development is important. Why? Because they stand on the mound and hurl the rock forward at incredible speed. That is all well and good. However, we need to look at the physiological aspect of the nervous system enhancement as indicated in our past article on speed for linemen. You will gain an insight on how the nervous system and high end concentration correlate to produce positive physiological changes. We must train specifically to get specific results. If a pitcher would train for twitch enhancement he would be complementing his ballistic characteristics and training for specific physiological correlation in the correct manner. However, they are often instructed to run distances which is the wrong energy mechanism.

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