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Speed Report: Wide ReceiversQuickness, change of pace and acceleration skills - Part II
by: Dale Baskett
Football Speed Specialist
© June 2007
Last month we covered the idea that just looking at linear (straight) speed is not good enough when preparing a receiver for the type of speed endeavors required. The key to being a truly effective receiver requires a multitude of speed skills. Quickness, the ability to move to a new direction (separation from an angle of velocity travel to another angle of velocity) requires either natural gifts or proper mechanical and physiological training. As you can now appreciate Ė by reading the articles I provide month-to-month Ė I am a believer in movement skill development. Keep in mind that as Iíve clearly indicated over time that football requires multi-move skill development which Iíve indicated rhetorically over the last several articles.
Athletesí movement procedures stem from innate responses rather than a cognizant plan of move....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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