Speed Technique Drills: The Wicket Drill

Photo source: https://simplifaster.com/articles/how-to-build-speed-hurdles-wicket-drill/ In the last year, I came across a speed drill that did a great job in showing proper leg mechanics for sprinters. Two basic skills are needed to enhance speed: increasing your stride rate and stride length. Stride rate is the number of strides in a period of time and stride lengthContinue reading “Speed Technique Drills: The Wicket Drill”

How to Increase Your Speed: The Basics

Speed is king. Speed is what everyone compares each other with to determine the better athlete in most cases. Football coaches and fans love looking at 40yd dash times or, if you’re a track & field fan, watching Usain Bolt win the 100 and 200 meters. Speed is everything in sports and, therefore, many coachesContinue reading “How to Increase Your Speed: The Basics”