What is most important if changing direction is the goal?

Quickening the feet prior to a sharp cut, juke, or aggressive change of direction is essential to high performance and keeping excess wear and tear off your joints. Observe the speed ladder-2 ins to see how this drill can teach the quick feet necessary prior to making a hard cut. At first players might have to make quite a few quick steps prior to accelerating out of a cut. As they improve, the number of quick steps prior to cutting will be reduced significantly. This, combined with keeping the hips and hands low throughout the transition portion of a re-direct, will be the best plan of attack.

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