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Plan to Win: Speed, Stamina, and Agility for Sport

We’ve all seen it. A line of athletes drags through a circuit of agility ladders, mat drills, and an endless succession of 20 yard shuttles as coaches scream about toughening up and being strong in the fourth quarter. Athletes stumble through drills looking at their feet, standing up straight, not using their arms. Put simply, they are in survival mode.

 

The goal here is to build speed, agility, strength, and the stamina to go all day long. While these goals all make sense and should be priorities, they cannot all be trained simultaneously.

Shane Trotter is the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at Mansfield High School. He holds the CSCS, USAW-1, and CFT certifications. He is a fitness enthusiast who has always found passion in working out, training athletes, and programming for different goals and priorities. Through training, Shane Trotter has found an amazing vehicle to impact students. He believes strongly in living an active, healthy lifestyle and helping others take control of their lives with positive habits and goals...Read more