To many baseball coaches and scouts, running speed is an extremely valuable ability to possess on the baseball diamond. It is so highly valued that the 60 yard dash is the first evaluation players go through at any tryout or showcase.
While strength and speed-specific conditioning play a vital roll in developing speed, it is often poor form that is the culprit for many slow 60 yard dash times – especially for high school baseball players. There are three big factors when it comes to sprinting form – posture, arm swing, and leg drive. Check out my latest article over on STACK that breaks down these three factors and then gives you drills to help you work on fixing your sprinting form.
Check out the article on STACK here - Fix Your Form for a Faster 60 Yard Dash
More Ways to Improve Your 60 Yard Dash Time
The article on STACK serves as a great introduction to understanding sprinting form. If you are looking for more ways to help lower your “60,” check out 60 Yard Dash Secrets. With this program you’ll learn how to adjust your steal-start technique for improved quickness, why the 60 yard dash is different than other speed tests, how to manipulate the variables in your favor, and how to improve your running mechanics even more for better 60 times, improved base stealing ability, and a faster home to first time.