How to Improve Acceleration
This next drill is called the random crossover starts. Basically using a coach or a partner, you want the athletes set up in their regular athletic stance or defensive position and a partner is going to point out an indirection to work on the reaction time of the athletes and quickly accelerate from their athletic stance into a good crossover.
This next drill is to work on accelerating into a shuffle position in any direction laterally. So you want the athletes set up in their regular athletic stance or defensive position, and using a partner or coach, the coach is going to point out an indirection, and the athlete is going to accelerate from their stationary athletic stance into a shuffle.
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