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Hosted at Pelham High School June 3-7, 1pm - 4pm for ages 13-18About PurSpeed SAQ Training CampsAs all sports are becoming more competitive, the assets of speed, agility and quickness (SAQ) are now more important than ever. PurSpeed’s experienced staff takes a comprehensive approach to developing SAQ by addressing proper running mechanics, flexibility, acceleration and transition, change in direction (cutting), first step explosiveness, quickness and reactivity, maximum speed and starting technique. In addition, they also address other often forgotten factors such as strength, body balance, proper nutrition and rest. All these factors together contribute to an athlete’s overall performance no matter what the sport. By implementing our proven formula, we can guarantee that the committed athlete will show measurable improvement after completing this camp and will possess the tools needed for ongoing improvement.About PurSpeed SAQ Instructor Willie Smith III:Willie J Smith III had a storied and distinguished track career that included:· 2 time NCAA champion in the 400 meter· 2 time American champion in the 400 meter· 3 time World outdoor champion on the 1 mile relay· Participation in 3 Olympic Summer games· 1984 Olympic Gold Medal in the 4x400 relay· Setting a world record in the 60 yard dash· 1992 World indoor champion in the 1 mile relay· 1996 Setting the World Masters record in the 400 meterAfter his track career came to an end, Willie came to Birmingham, AL as a pioneer in the field of speed, agility and quickness (SAQ) bringing with him many of the drills and implements he had developed over time with the help of others. He was the first to bring this level of talent and expertise to the State of Alabama. He has worked as a consultant for many universities and high schools to develop SAQ in athletes competing in a variety of sports and continues to be a sought after resource for speed clinics through the country.
PurSpeed Pelham Ages 13-18 175.00