Without a shadow of a doubt, the 40 yard dash remains the absolute most popular football athletic measure. Athletes, coaches, and parents long to lower their or their athletes times to make a major impression everywhere. Although there are several variables which affect a player’s stock at anytime (i.e. confidence level, experience, work ethic, instincts, collective athletic ability, etc. etc.) there is no denying the 40 helps performance for ANY player on the field. Now I’m going to address several key techniques and our specific start training system to help immediately shave a few hundredths to even a tenth of a second off of your 40 yard dash time.
- By Travis Hansen
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Speed is the athletic attribute most evaluated by coaches. Your speed could determine whether you make the team, actually play in games or sit on the bench. No matter your position, speed is a vital part to excelling on the football field. It’s a reflection of your strength, power, and efficiency. The more powerful you are and the more efficiently you can move, the faster you’ll be on the field. Being able to control your body when sprinting,