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© June, 2003
Incorporating Sand Training To Improve Team Quickness

by Jay Mayet
Defensive Coordinator, Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Parkview Baptist High School, Baton Rouge, La.

EVERYONE HAS HEARD the old saying “speed kills.” While I believe that is true to a point, a more appropriate saying for football is “quickness kills.”

The average play during a football game lasts 5 to 6 seconds. The average distance traveled is between 5 to 12 yards. Obviously, if you are running in a straight line for 5 to 6 seconds, it will take you much further than 5 to ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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