A key factor for the development of change of direction ability and agility performance are the tests you put in place for your athletes. Correct test selection for your athlete can be crucial for their agility and change of direction development; each sport will require a different output from your athlete. In this episode, Coach Young discusses the 5-0-5, 5-10-5 and Y agility tests and provides guidelines and examples of how to run these drills.
Tune in next Wednesday to watch episode 2 of Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young.
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Episode 1 | Warming Up for Speed Sessions
Episode 2 | Sprint Drills for Speed Sessions
Episode 3 | Hurdle Mobility for Speed Sessions
Episode 4 | Considerations for Speed-Power Session Development
Episode 5 | Monitoring Readiness for Fatigue Within Speed Sessions
Episode 6 | Varying Starting Positions for Speed Sessions
Episode 7 | Using Data to Inform Decisions and Drive Athlete Intent
Episode 8 | Using Complexed Training for Speed and Power
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