Best Agility Drills to Take Athletes to the Next Level

Agility- drillsAgility for athletes is crucial. It helps the athlete catch a touchdown pass or kick an important shot. It is the ability of a player to swiftly accelerate, decelerate, stop and change directions. Using Garg Sports International’s high quality agility equipments you can practice drills to improve your performance on the field.

Different types of agility drills:

  1. X Drill: For this activity, you need four cones. The cones must set in a square formation with each side of the square being 15 feet. Start at the upper left cone and run diagonally across to the lower right cone. After reaching here, you have to shuffle laterally to the lower left cone and then swiftly run diagonally to the upper right cone. You have to finish this pattern by going back to the first cone. This exercise helps in improving the ability to swiftly change directions.
  2. Shark Skills Drill: In order to practice this exercise,you have to make a tape grip on the floor. The grid has to be 3 X 3 feet with nine equal squares. The person performing has to stand in the centre square. All the surrounding squares must be numbered 1 to 8. Stand on one foot and jump to the first box and then come back to the centre box. You have to do this on all the numbers. You can also ask your friend to call out random numbers and you jump accordingly.
  3. Lower Body Ladder Shuffle: Put both the first feet in the first square of the ladder.  Now, step and put your right foot on the next square. As soon as your right foot touches the ground, get your left foot in the same square. Continue this pattern until you reach the end of the ladder and then change directions.

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