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How do I improve my open field agility?

Install the following three exercises in the off-season and keep them handy whenever you or your players need a refresher course: 1. The side lunge is a great way to improve lateral leg strength as well as coordination and stability. Perform 3-4 sets with repetitions ranging from 6-12 each side; 2.) single leg squat with cable assistance demands total body awareness in order to maintain balance and keep the ankle, knees, and hips aligned to ensure injury resistance. Implement 2-3 sets of 15 reps each side; and 3.) speed ladder zig zag demands lightening quick feet and taps into the ability to re-direct in short bursts. Have your athletes perform about 4-6 reps of 10 second bursts on this exercise to get them one step closer to becoming more agile on the field.

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