Petra’s Combine Prep: The 40 Yard Dash Sprint Phase

We know all our CFC athletes are working hard in all aspects to improve their game and create opportunities, and a big part of that is getting tested in combines. Having great testing numbers in your 40 yard dash, shuttle, vertical and broad jumps are always going to be a viable pathway to bigger and better opportunities at higher levels, which is why we are not only rolling across western Canada with our CFC Showcase tour, but we have enlisted the fantastic Petra Richard, a speed and strength development specialist with over a decade of coaching experience, to make sure you’re performing ands testing at your best. Today, Petra will be walking us through the final step in a great 40 yard dash: the Sprint Phase.

CFC40 2023 DRAFT RANKINGS
2024 CFC100 RANKINGS
SUBMIT YOUR PROFILE AND SEASON PREVIEW NOW

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW FOR THE CFC SHOWCASE TOUR IN JULY

Sprint Phase: 28-40 yards
This phase comes naturally after your acceleration phase and is 100 % of your top speed.
Sprint Mechanics Posture
• Upright Torso
• Lifting knees upward
• Heel strikes underneath hips
• Foot lands on the balls of the feet, striking the ground + pushing foot forward
• The leg extends back and heel comes close to backside (glutes)
• Then knee is lifted upwards and cycle continues

Come back next week for mkore combine prep from Petra!

Advocating for football prospects one story at a time.

Comments are closed.