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Incorporating Sand Training To Improve Team Quickness

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© June, 2003

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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