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Vertical Jump: Combine Prep

When assessing athletic performance, the vertical jump gets a lot of attention, and for good reason.  It is the most direct way to measure power output in athletes.  It answers the question how forcefully can you propel your body through space.  Power is...

The Pro-Agility drill

The Pro-Agility drill, also called the 5-10-5 drill, is one of the primary scouting drills used during performance evaluations and combine events across all sports.  Apart from the 40 yard sprint it is also probably the most well-known.  What people often...

3 Cone Drill Performance

The 3 Cone Drill, also known as the L-Drill, is considered by many coaches to be the most important at the combine to predict on-field performance.  The drill illustrates the athletes’ ability to accelerate, decelerate, and change direction in a small space as well as...

40: The Start

The start to the 40 yard sprint is arguably the most important part and, if deficient, is where the greatest improvement can be made in the shortest amount of time.  Often times training for a combine or pro-day comes down to the weeks before the event...