This title deals with maximizing speed in any sport. Athletes in all sports rely to greater or lesser degree on speed, whether it involves sprinting down the track or chasing a loose ball speed often contributes to overall athletic ability. Developing Speed is an elite-level guide to speed development, regardless of the sport involved. In addition to the scientific coverage of speed development, it helps in the assessment of current ability and identification of areas of greatest need. Combining this information with the suggested drills and exercises provides the tools and information for creating an individualised speed development programme.