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Old June 4th, 2008, 12:01   Go To Top / FR Forum Home / #1
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Icon1 How to improve quickness?

What methods would you recommend to increase and improve quickness?
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Here are a few things you can do to improve your quickness.

1) Jumping rope.

2) Line jumps - Standing on one side of a line jump back and forth over the line and quickly as possible for thiry seconds.

3) Bleacher Hops - Stand in front of the first first row and jump up and take two running steps and hop back down and then back up over and over again for thirty seconds.

If you're thinking about workout exercises, you could try some of these:

Speed Squats - 15+ reps 3-4 sets
Machine Hack Squats - 10 reps 3-4 sets
Flutter Kicks - 20 reps - 4 sets
Calf Press on Leg Press Machine - 10 reps 3-4 sets

That should get you started Good luck.

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Line jumps worked great for me when I played football. It's very exhausting but it pays off in the long run.
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thanks to you both. I was thinking about a combination of strength exercises and a regular "quickness" workout. Thanks for posting the alterantives Gavin, I will give it a try and see where it takes me.
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