Balance reaches are a common exercise for basketball players and even golfers. They can also be useful for soccer players, as they help develop the leg strength and jumping ability that can be crucial during physical play or for winning flighted balls.
Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is by far my favorite SAQ (Speed, Agility, and Quickness) resource anywhere. Much like Discover Soccer, it is a combination of technique like butt kickers and drills like t-drills.
Soccer and many other sports require not only agility, but the ability to make explosive movements. Some examples of this in soccer are having a burst of speed to beat a defender, or “exploding” vertically to reach a ball in the air for a header.
Will Wearing Ankle Weights Help Me Improve My Speed?
One of the 5 ways to improve speed is to have a more powerful “drive”. Ankle weights, when used properly, will help you strengthen some of the muscles that will help you have a more powerful drive from your legs; so in that way, yes.