The Illinois Agility Test – Improve Player Speed and Agility

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The Illinois agility test will help to improve the speed and agility of your players. As can be seen from the image below its simple to setup and administer.

Illinois agility test setup
Illinois agility test setup

Use eight cones and a stop watch to time your players.

The video shows players starting from a standing start however the coach could also incorporate starting from a face down on the ground position.

Record the timed results for each player and then repeat the test at various points throughout the season watching for improvements or reduction in performance.

 

 

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