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Sport Speed for Coaches Course

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Sport speed presenter Ranell Hobson will take you through leading technical drills to maximise performance in straight line and multidirectional speed. These drills and combinations can be applied to any field or court based sport to unlock the true athletic potential of your players.


You will also gain an understanding of the science foundations behind explosive speed – how to maximise every players potential and keep them injury free.              


Course modules include:

Mechanics in Speed for Explosive Force

Athlete Functional Mechanics

Plyometrics and Core Strength


There are also 2 practical sessions (with emphasis on Dynamic Warmup techniques) comprising:

Acceleration and Linear Speed

Multidirectional Speed and COD


This is a full day course that will provide you with skills and drills that you can implement into your current training and coaching programs immediately.


Recent feedback from international coaches:


“I recommend this workshop to any coach”

Dr Craig Duncan

ESSA Sports Scientist of the Year 2015

Socceroos High Performance Coach, NSW Rugby League State of Origin HP Coach


“A great workshop”

Des Ryan

Head of Sports Science, Arsenal FC Youth Academy


“Great day advancing knowledge base on Speed program progressions”

Dan Ferris

Head of Physical Performance, Manly Sea Eagles, NRL.


“Was a great day. Sound principles and great application in team sports”

Lachlan Wilmot

Athlete Performance Coach, GWS Giants, AFL.


“Ranell is at the forefront of youth sports development in Australia”

Gary Raffety

Head Physiologist, Australian Youth Football Institute


“If you ever have the opportunity to attend one of Ranell’s speed workshops do not miss it”

Jack Pullin

Manchester City FC Academy


“Fantastic workshop, great passion, brilliant knowledge”

Phil Greenwood

Strength and Conditioning Manager, Pro Football Support UK


Presented by Ranell Hobson

Ranell Hobson has over 20 years coaching experience. She is a current World Record holding Masters athlete in the 4x100m for Australia and a regular on the medal dais at World Championships in 60m sprints. She is also the Head of Department at WSI TAFE Sport and Fitness and the ASSA Director of Coaching.


Her passion lies within youth development, particularly strength and movement training to assist with a long career for our athletes in the sport of their choosing.


She has presented workshops and courses all over the world, most notably at youth academies of EPL clubs Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Leicester and Wigan. In 2016 she has been invited to assist with preparing athletes in the USA for the NFL combine in Florida.


She is currently planning her thesis for 2016 which will investigate the relationship between hip strength and mechanics in field based sport speed for youth athletes.


Ranell brings to her workshops and courses an environment that facilitates discussion and coach interaction, where evidence-based learning is paramount and excellence of drill execution is displayed and participation is encouraged.      


Course schedule

Genea Netball Centre Sydney Olympic Park 15 April 2018







ESSA Member $385.00 per person per course
Non-Member $385.00 per person per course

Contact details

For more information or to enroll in the course, please contact the provider below:

The  Academy of Sport Speed and Agility
Kip Hobson
Ph: 0414 706 482