Improving Speed and Explosiveness

There is old but common adage in sports – speed kills! Every coach has said at one time or another,...

Basketball Conditioning: Linear Training Applications

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The ability to run fast up and down the basketball court is a game...

3 Optimal Devices for Running Speed Improvement

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   There will most likely never be a magic pill or potion that miraculously...

Deceleration Training with Variable Resistance: Importance for Sports Performance & Injury Reduction

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   An automobile with no brakes is literally an accident waiting to happen. This...

Lateral Training for Improving Forward Sprinting Velocity

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The running motion predominantly occurs in the sagittal plane, which is the plane in...

Speed Development Using Resistance Cords

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The training applications for running speed development have taken on a number of different...

The Importance of Sprint Mechanics for Reducing Injury

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   Establishing proper technique with all human movement allows us the freedom to perform...