“I can’t think of a more versatile tool to increase foot speed, coordination, deceleration training and varying levels of the stretch shortening cycle training,.."
Box drills are one of my very favorite cross training activities. They are an excellent addition to any athlete's regimen from any sport—especially for anyone desiring a quick burst of speed. Some gyms are starting to put out boxes in the free weight area, which shows their up-and-coming popularity. For those unfamiliar with box drills, the boxes are actually very, very sturdy elevated platforms. Generally there are a series of boxes—small, medium, and large....
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You can also work on lateral movements with the small box. Rather than hopping up and down on the box, you'll simply hop from side to side. This can be both a strength and speed drill. The box can also be used during weight training. For example, you can do toe raisers for your calves, squats, and stepping/thrusting exercises for the lower body. The box is also great for stretching. Need a cardio workout on a rainy day? Use box jumps in place of jumping rope.