Utilizing Leg Recovery Mechanics To Improve Top Speed

No matter what position you play, speed is a major asset on the field.

It’s also something that talent evaluators look for at every level, from high school through the professional ranks.

Parisi believes athletes can increase their speed by better understanding leg recovery mechanics.

“When you sprint, your feet are either in the air recovery, or they’re on the ground, putting force into the ground,” Parisi said.

According to Parisi, short and tight leg recovery is a key to maximizing an athlete’s top-end speed. Watch Parisi break it down in the video below:

Bill Parisi, owner and founder of the Parisi Speed School, is an expert on helping athletes achieve higher speeds.

Read the original article from USA Football by Stephen Spiewak.