Speed kills: the three keys to developing blistering rugby speed
Simon Nainby May 28, 2015
Argentina Strength and Conditioning Coach Keir Wenham-Flatt sets out his three key speed training methods to leave the opposition grasping at thin air
If you remember one thing about this article make it this: speed is the most important physical quality you need to succeed in rugby. Strength may get all the accolades but in my experience speed is the true physical ability that separates great players from average players.
A coach I’m fond of quoting frequently says “getting strong is like falling out a boat and hitting water”, and he is right. There are strong players at every level of rugby. The biggest difference I’ve noticed between coaching international players and regular pros is their speed. To me it’s clear: if you want to be a great player, you have to be fast.
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