Agility

All about agility in sport

The definition of agility

The ability to change direction quickly and maintain control of your whole body.

Drills to help you be more agile

  • Lateral plyometric: these are jumps help build dynamic power, coordination and balance.
  • shuttle runs: The shuttle run is a standard agility and speed drill used by athletes who play stop-and-go sports such as soccer, hockey, basketball, and tennis.
  • The speed ladder: this is a simple piece of portable equipment that can be used to perform agility drills