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© December, 2011
How Can You Make Your Linebackers Faster?

by Ken Taylor
Speed Specialist – The Speed Dr

Can your linebackers have great acceleration without possessing top-end speed? Yes, if they learn how to accelerate before their opponents. In change-of-direction team sports, an athlete may look extremely fast when, in fact, they may only possess moderate top-end speed. If an athlete consistently separates away from an opponent within say, five or ten yards, observers might say that athlete looks “fast”. But in actuality, he is just accelerating before the opponent accelerates. Running backs, linebackers a ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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