THE BOX SQUAT FOR SPEED

          The Box Squat is a form of squat that has been utilized by the strongest men and women in the world for years now.  We’ve also adopted the technique and noticed considerable gains in acceleration and speed with all athletes.  But does the science support it?  That’s what we are going to look at next, and the answer is a resounding yes!  There are several reasons why and we will dissect them one by one.

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A VITAL ERROR IN HANG CLEAN TECHNIQUE

         The hang clean is a specific Olympic lift variation that ALL athletes should use and rely upon to help increase any speed based activity (i.e. jumping, cutting, sprinting, throwing, etc.).  It really is still underrated in traditional athletic training programs.  For a detailed description of this lift and the role of Olympic lifting on speed development, I would strongly suggest you check out my book “The Speed Encyclopedia” which can be found here: The Speed ...

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