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Speed Training for Sports

3 Credits
Many athletes and coaches believe the myth that 'speed is a gift you're either born with or without.' They don't realize that there are effective methods to running faster. Easy-to-learn techniques that coaches can apply to any sport setting are provided. Learn a number of drills that have been proven to develop speed and the reasons why they are so effective. Learn how to assess a student athlete's techniques regarding the components of speed and how to fit speed training into an overall training program. Designed for teachers and coaches of senior high school students.

NOTE: Required textbook must be purchased separately.

This course is applicable towards the Strength and Conditioning Certificate.

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Dr. Andrew Herrick

I am currently Director of Academic Development and a faculty member at Fresno Pacific University. I am responsible for all course offerings and marketing through the Office of Continuing Education, which includes identifying and developing new programs, courses, and instructors who are passionate about Christian higher education. I actively teach graduate, undergraduate, and professional development online courses for the university.