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College Coaches Corner-Speed Training

Pinske, Kim MS1; Greener, Trent MS, CSCS2; Peterson, Andrew MS, CSCS3

Section Editor(s): Hedrick, Allen R. MA, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31826d8fa2
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Abstract

SUMMARY: SPEED TRAINING IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF IMPROVING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE. FOR MOST ATHLETES, GETTING FASTER LEADS TO IMPROVED PERFORMANCE. BECAUSE SPEED TRAINING IS A CRITICAL ASPECT FOR STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES, THE PURPOSE OF THIS COLUMN IS TO SEE HOW OUR PANEL OF COACHES APPROACH SPEED TRAINING WITH THEIR ATHLETES.

Author Information

1United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado

2University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

3Humboldt State University, Arcata, California

The College Coaches Corner provides practical information on a variety of topics that college coaches experience daily in directing a strength and conditioning program.

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COLUMN EDITOR: Allen R. Hedrick, MA, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA

Kim Pinske is an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the United States Air Force Academy.

Trent Greener is the director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Wyoming.

Andrew Petersen is the head strength and conditioning coach at Humboldt State University.

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