There are few stations more versatile in a circuit workout than the agility ladder. From drills focusing on speed, to agility, to strength, whatever your goals are, there’s a way to incorporate your agility ladder into the mix. If you’re getting into circuit workouts and looking for the next tool to add to your collection, an agility ladder should be near the top of your list. For longer drills, a second ladder is even handy to have around when you need it.
Ladder agility drills are an excellent way to improve foot speed, agility, coordination and overall quickness.
They are an integral part of many SAQ programs and compliment many different sports and events.
Speed ladder drills are about quality and form rather than producing overload. The drills are not meant to leave you fatigued or breathless in the way that shuttle runs might, for example.
It is better to perform these drills at the start of a session after the warm up. Your muscles should be fresh to ensure good quality of movement. And because they will not leave you exhausted you can perform resistance or endurance training afterwards.