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Speed and Agility Hurdle Drills - Speed and Agility Drills

Speed training hurdles are one of the best tools for athletes who are looking to increase speed and agility.

If you don’t have access to speed training mini hurdles, you can check out our previous article on the best speed training hurdles for athletes.

In this article, we’re going to cover the top 10 drills for speed and agility with mini hurdles.

These drills are specific for athletes to help you build explosive speed and prepare you for this upcoming season.

If you’re looking for mini hurdles yourself, be sure to check out a list of Mini Hurdles and one of our latest articles: Best Speed Training Hurdles For Sports Performance.

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Football Speed and Agility Drills

Below are some drills for speed and agility with mini hurdles you can start doing in your workouts to help you improve your speed, agility, and explosiveness. 

For the best results, we recommend setting up 4-8 speed training hurdles spaced out about 3 feet apart. 

Single Leg Bounds - Perform 2 Sets Each Leg

Single Leg Hop Stick Landing - Perform 2 Sets Each Leg

Run Pass Run - Perform 2 Sets Each Direction

Downhill Shuffle To Break Downhill 45 - Perform 2 Sets Each Direction

Shuffle To Sprint - Perform 2 Sets Each Direction

Sprint One Foot In Each - Perform 3 Sets

Two Feet Linear Hop to Sprint on Clap - Perform 2 Sets

Two Feet Lateral Hop to Sprint on Clap - Perform 2 Sets

Slalom Weave Cone Shuffle To Single Leg Hurdle Hop To Sprint - Perform 2 Sets Each Direction

Slalom Weave To One Foot Hurdle Sprint To Slalom Weave -
Perform 2 Sets Each Direction

Gridiron Speed and Agility Training Programs

Above are some of the speed and agility drills we use with our athletes to prepare them for the upcoming football season.

If you need more speed and agility drills to do for your training, you can read some of our latest posts on the “Best Speed and Agility Cone Drills For Football” and “Agility Exercises For Football“.

If you’re a serious football player looking to play football at the next level, you can access all of our sports performance training programs, football drills and workouts, and the Gridiron Recruiting Center inside “The Gridiron Academy” to help you with your football recruiting.

best football workouts for speed and agility

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We created “The Gridiron Elite Academy” which is an online football performance network that provides football players of all levels with sports performance workout programs, football position-specific drills, mindset coaching, mental toughness training, recruiting guidance and help, and nutrition programs.

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Gridiron Elite Training was started to help educate and provide football players with a community to receive proper training and guidance.

We created “The Gridiron Elite Academy” which is an online football performance network that provides football players of all levels with sports performance workout programs, football position-specific drills, mindset coaching, mental toughness training, recruiting guidance and help, and nutrition programs.

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