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What's the best drill to measure the ability to fire off the ball?

In testing your ability to "fire off the ball," coaches are looking to measure explosive power without the aid of momentum. Running a timed sprint of 10 to 20 yards would be a great assessment to measure this type of attribute. It is essential to start from a completely still stance and begin the timer as soon as any part of your body flinches. This is the standard used while playing and is also the legitimate standard for the professional leagues when assessing players' ability in this area. This test can be replicated on multiple occasions throughout the year and is relatively safe compared to longer sprints.

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