Elite Sport Programme – Resisted Accelerations (Sled Sprints)

Key Technical Points for Resisted Accelerations (Sled Sprints)

1) Strong trunk position
2) 45 degree forward lean
3) Drive the floor away, feet contacting behind the hips
4) Powerful arm drive from hip to lip
5) Keep the head down

***Always follow the resisted accelerations with an unresisted sprint (x1 rep)
***Maximum load of 10% of bodyweight on the sled

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