MIKE FRASCOGNA III
ST. JOE CATHOLIC SCHOOL
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The Easy Speed video series is for athletes age 8-14 and their parents. These videos presents simple systems for movement skill enhancement for young athletes competing in any sport.
This Easy Speed video focuses on an athlete’s ability to change direction and move side to side. training routine uses the Sidewinder and Break-Away Belts.
Speed is not only the ability to physically move fast, but also the ability to recognize the need to begin moving. The visual ignition program enhances an athlete’s speed by teaching the athlete to quickly recognize and react to visual triggers such as flashes of color. By learning to recognize a color, decode what that color means, and then to quickly execute a physical response in reaction to that color, an athlete will perform more smoothly and confidently in the course of athletic competition.
Possessing a strong core (stomach and lower back) is important because it ties together the upper and lower body during intense athletic movements like sprinting and jumping. The stronger an athlete is from the middle out, the more effective that athlete will be in any athletic competition.
Training with a Jelly Ball is one of the most fun and effective ways to quickly impact core strength. This video illustrates 40 of the most popular Jelly Ball drills used by our staff.
Basic Explosive Drills
Advanced Explosive Drills
Core Strength Drills
Think about all the situations in team sports where two athletes are locked in a cat and mouse game of chasing and shaking. In other words, an offensive player doing everything in his power to lose a defensive player who is sticking to him like glue. these little battles take place constantly and often decide the outcome of entire games. To win such a battle, an athlete must possess great change of direction skills, body control, and jackrabbit acceleration.
Break-Away Belts have been specifically designed to arm an athlete with this unique combination of skills. and in this video, you are about to see the 15 best drills that can be conducted with this awesome training tool.
Break-Away Belt Drills
If you were told to form a picture in your mind of what the world’s fastest human being looks like. chances are your mind would create the picture of someone with muscular thighs and hamstrings, rock-hard calves, and lightning quick feet. But what about that athlete’s elbows? If you’re like most people, it probably didn’t even cross your mind that the elbows would play in to this equation at all. But the fact is, a large part of an athlete’s sprint speed is rooted in the ability to quickly fire the elbows backwards during a sprint. And Hand Weights are the perfect item for developing this skill.
The 15 Best Hand Weight Drills
You’ve heard it said time and time again: “defense wins championships”. There is a lot of truth to this statement, and that’s why we use the Sidewinder. This product is designed to strengthen the muscles responsible for lateral movement, and designed to teach athletes proper technique for defensive positioning. By mixing the Sidewinder into your training, you will develop smothering defensive skills, and make it extremely difficult for your opponent to put points on the scoreboard.
A dynamic warm up routine is preferred over the traditional method of sitting on the ground and stretching. A dynamic warm up requires the athlete to bounce around, creatively stretch their muscles, exercise balance and body control, and reinforce specific forms of proper movement technique. This type of warm up routine also awakens an athlete’s mind for the upcoming workout. By conducting a better warm up routine, you will accomplish more in your practices and be better prepared for your games. So don’t begin your next practice by sitting your athlete on the ground. Instead, kick it off by implementing a handful of the following drills on this video.
An athlete who can produce a rapid succession of foot contacts, while retaining body positioning and control, has a great advantage over an athlete whose feet are “stuck in the mud”. The quickfoot Ladder may be the best training tool in existence for teaching young athletes rhythm and control and for helping elite athletes develop feet that move at the speed of light. This video illustrates 70 of the most popular Quickfoot Ladder drills used by our staff.
Change Of Direction Drills
Shatter Ladder Drills
This Easy Speed video focuses on an athlete’s ability to jump. Turn an athlete into a human pogo stick by using Jelly Balls and Mini Hurdles. Athletes will learn to synchronize body movements to jump quicker and more explosively.
This Easy Speed video focuses on an athlete’s ability to sprint in straight lines. By using a Quickfoot Ladder and Hand Weights, an athlete will learn to sprint faster by smoothly coordinating rapid foot contacts with explosive upper body movements.
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Preparing yourself for a football season is a year-round process. If you’re not training your speed and strength in January, then you’re already behind for the season that starts in September. The fact that football’s off-season period is so long requires that it be broken up by several different phases in order to maximize gains.
Goal: Perfect base level, foundational skills such as balance, rhythm, body control, and general movement technique.
Method: Focus on an individual training products for three to four weeks and then
switch to a new product after you have mastered the first. Products that should be given the most attention include the Quickfoot Ladder, Hand Weights, Viper, Sidewinder, Jelly Balls, Rocket Rope, Break-Away Belts, Hurdles, and Parachutes.
Goal: Enhance raw movement ability such as acceleration, top speed, change of direction, lateral speed, and jumping.
Method: SAQ Attack! Football. This is a 3 day-a-week, 6 week training routine that is designed to enhance skills needed by all football players.
Goal: Polish your raw movement ability and tailor it to your position.
Method: Game Speed. This is a 3-days-a-week, 4 week training routine that varies according to the position of the athlete using it. Volumes of the Game Speed series are available for Quarterbacks, Running Backs, Wide Receivers, Linebackers, and Defensive Backs.