Throughout October and November we looked at team speed and the unique demands of speed in team sports. Our team of contributors put together 7 new articles, 2 podcasts, and 1 training program on the topic. Find links to both our new and archived resources on team speed below.
New training programs and podcasts
- Vern Gambetta’s speed basics circuit training program: A new training program from Vern Gambetta focuses on developing the basics of speed.
- GAINcast Episode 227: Game speed with Dean Benton
- HMMR Podcast Episode 259: Speed in context with Jonas Dodoo
Archived podcasts and video
- HMMR Classroom Lesson 7: Robust Running with John Pryor
- HMMR Classroom Lesson 15: Hip lock with Frans Bosch
- GAIN Video 17: Soccer speed with Vern Gambetta
- GAIN Video 8: Total speed with Vern Gambetta
- Vern Gambetta explains speed on GAINcast 16, details an initial speed session on GAINcast 39, shares best practices in getting faster GAINcast 115, and looks at team speed on GAINcast 164.
- Biomechanics: Ken Clark looks at the biomechanics behind linear and multi-directional speed on GAINcast 21 and HMMR Podcast 94,
- Elite speed: Jonas Dodoo on individualizing speed training on HMMR Podcast 72 and Stuart McMillan talks about elite speed on HMMR Podcast 202.
- Rethinking speed development for team sports by Dean Benton
- 7 lessons on team speed by Martin Bingisser
- Improving speed across football codes by Craig Pickering
- Increasing team speed through progression, recovery, and collaboration by James Marshall
- Off-ice speed training for on-ice performance by Xavier Roy
- Better speed through posture by Martin Bingisser
- The speed grid and training speed in a large group setting by Martin Bingisser
- The anatomy of a team sports speed session by James de Lacey
- Track speed vs. team speed by Nick Lumley
- What sprint coaches can teach us about speed training by Martin Bingisser
- Training talk with John Pryor by Martin Bingisser
- Robust running: a constraints-led approach by James de Lacey
- Does sprint training “inoculate” athletes against hamstring injuries? by Warren Young
- Training for the demands of curved sprinting by James de Lacey
- How to start out in teaching the sprint start by Martin Bingisser
- A three-part article series by Vern Gambetta outlining the mechanics of sprinting: part one, part two, and part three.