Another Q&A session with Mike Young on all things speed. This will be a two-part series on the research of speed and the application of speed training on the track and in the weight room.

Listen to the previous Q&A with Mike HERE and listen to all of the previous episodes on iTunes

Discussion topics in Part 1 include:

  • The definition of speed as it relates to the track and field and court sports.
  • Characteristics of acceleration and max velocity.
  • The debate on horizontal vs. vertical forces in sprinting.
  • Debunking some research on horizontal forces in sprinting.
  • Posture and it’s impact on speed.