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Sports Speed for Coaches Course &
Sports Science Award
April 5th & 6TH & April 12th & 13th 2014
Manchester City Academy, Platt Lane Manchester
Teaching perfect
sprint mechanics for
explosive sports
This extensive course introduces coaches to world leading
technical sessions to maximise performance in straight line,
multidirectional speed, and reactive agility.
These and combinations can be applied to any field or court
based sport to unlock the true athletic potential of your players.
Learning Outcomes:
• How to quickly assess an athlete’s current mechanical efficiency in maximising
• How to identify weaknesses that contribute to a lack of speed on the court or field
• Perfect technique for both acceleration and speed
• Perfect technique for multidirectional and COD speed
• How to develop explosive strength (force) for speed
• Importance of recovery and regeneration for adaptation
• How to create a session plan for speed development
Saturday Itinerary
8:00 – 8:30
8:30 – 9:00
Introductions/ tour of facility
9:00 – 10:00
Athlete functional mechanics - theory presentation
10:00 – 11:00
Mechanics in speed for explosive force - theory presentation
11:00 – 11:15
Questions and Answers
11:15 – 12:00
Lunch Break
12:00- 1:00
Resistance training for explosive force - theory presentation
1:00 – 2:00
Acceleration and linear speed - practical session
2:15 – 6:00
Course attendees are guests at an English Premier League Game for match and
player analysis
Sunday Itinerary
9:00 – 10:30
Multidirectional speed & COD – practical session
10:40 – 11:40
Plyometrics & Core strength - theory presentation
11:40 – 12:00
Questions and Answers
12:00 – 1:15
Plyometrics & Core strength - practical session
1:15 – 2:00
2:00 – 3:30
Creating session plans - theory presentation and group work
3:30 – 4:15
Recovery and regeneration – theory presentation
4:15 – 4:30
Questions & Answers
4:30 – 5:00
Final wrap up – Group photo
Content Synopsis
Athlete functional mechanics - Learn how to decrease the risk of injuries by
understanding hip, knee and ankle function in running. Gain an understanding of the stability
and mobility required in joint structures and simple exercises to improve your athletes
Mechanics in speed for explosive force - Learn the correct mechanics required including
foot strike, foot recovery, change of direction mechanics including acceleration and
Acceleration and linear speed - A practical session where the coaches become the
athletes and experience techniques and drills presented in the theory presentation relating to
acceleration and straight line speed.
Recovery and regeneration - Learn current practices in recovery and how to put simple
after training / game techniques together for your athletes.
Content Synopsis continued
Resistance training for explosive force –
(1)Learn the best modes of training to develop explosive force.
Learn what equipment can be used in the gym, on the field /
court. We will discuss the importance of resistance training to
repeat sprint ability and explosive speed.
(2) A practical session where the coaches become the athletes
and experience techniques and drills presented in the theory
Plyometrics and Core Strength –
(1)Learn the science and application of plyometric training. Learn
which exercises are appropriate for varying sports and positions
and how to implement them safely into a weekly training unit.
Learn the importance of the core as a foundation of maximum
athletic performance, discover what the ‘new core’ looks like for
athletic conditioning and best practice modes of development.
(2) A practical session where the coaches become the athletes
and experience techniques and drills presented in the theory
Content Synopsis continued
Multidirectional speed & COD - A practical session where the coaches become the
athletes and experience techniques and drills presented in the theory presentation relating
to multidirectional and change of direction speed.
Creating session plans - Learn how to put together your own speed and agility session
plans for beginner, intermediate and advanced players. You will also receive take home
Your Trainer/Mentor
ASSA Training Director & Head coach - Ranell Hobson
has over 20 years experience in Sports Speed & Agility
training and Coaching
Ranell has national and international qualifications relating to sport speed
as well as currently training and competing at the highest international level
for sprints. On a competition level Ranell is a multiple Australian and
International champion in Masters Athletics in sprints & hurdles.
Ranell’s qualifications, both locally and internationally, are extensive &
• Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
• Bachelor of Sports Science & Coaching,
• International ATFCA Advanced Event Level 3 Coach (Sprints, Hurdles,
• SAQ (Speed, Agility, Quickness) Trainer,
• Grad Dip in Adult Education (VET).
Ranell is also the Head of Sport & Fitness WSI College, Sydney Australia and
has won numerous awards in the field of education.
Your Academy Manager
ASSA Academy Manager Kip Hobson has over 15 years
experience in Operations Planning Management for
multi billion dollar corporations.
His sporting career includes State and National titles in the sport of
Swimming. Kip was also a Surf Life Saver, competing at State, National and
International level whilst representing North Bondi SLSC. He made the final
of the World Championships at Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast in 1988.
Kip also qualified for the 1988 Seoul Olympic Trials, making the finals but
not the Australian team. He then enjoyed a brief career in Law
Enforcement, attending the 1990 Law Enforcement Olympics where he won
7 gold medals and set 5 new World Records, 2 of which still stand 24 years
Kip has recently taken on the responsibility of growing knowledge of the
ASSA program both domestically and abroad as he believes the programs
are a benefit to every sports player . He also believes in building long-term
relationships with sporting clubs and organisations and in fostering an
environment of continuous education and training excellence for the
betterment of all.
Our Goals
To ensure each and every athlete can achieve
their Maximum Athletic Potential.
To educate the program makers and planners
of athletes to ensure excellence of delivery
and implementation of sport speed drills
To inform all that Speed is a skill that can be
improved through specific training
To remove energy leaks by removing inefficient
To increase the life span of our athletes
To keep the athlete competing at their
maximum athletic potential right to the final
If you coach !
Rugby (league or Union)
• This Course is specifically designed for you, to improve the
body mechanics and performance of your players within your
Full Course Fee £395
2 Full Days of World Class Instruction from
Ranell Hobson
One night at the WillowBank Hotel
including breakfast.
Course specific Training Shirt, Shorts and
Premier League Match Ticket
Team Bus
Onsite training aids, and facilities
On site snacks /drinks
Theory course material
Special Saturday Night Team Dinner
Recent Attendees Feedback
• Fantastic, engaging, very expertly demonstrated. Thanks !!!
• Excellent, passionate - develops a great rapport with the audience would continually relate specific drills back to the specific sports.
• Excellent knowledge – a lot of information which was very valuable
for me as a coach.
• Very informative and scientific - specific to all sports - constant
• Well prepared and excellent knowledge
• Professionally organised and facilitated
• Very passionate - makes everyone feel involved.
• An unbelievably complete understanding of the bodies working.
• As a coach of elite athletes, I found it quite informative
• I loved how the whole concept of Speed and Agility was explained
To secure your place on this unique course :
Please click this link follow
the instructions from the ESSR Football Academy Website.
Places are very limited and restricted to 25 coaches in order to
maximise the learning and interactive environment.
Please book your place early to avoid disappointment, this link
will automatically close when the maximum course number has
been reached.
Please contact the course instructors if you require any further
information regarding this course
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