Pro Agility Shuttle 5 10 5 Capital QBs Quarterback Training Ottawa

Pro-Agility Shuttle (5-10-5)

The Pro-Agility Shuttle is an essential test for quarterbacks, as it closely simulates the quick lateral movements and change-of-direction skills required during gameplay. It not only measures the physical ability to move quickly but also tests the athlete’s coordination and balance under rapid directional changes, reflecting the dynamic demands placed on a quarterback during a football game.

Pro-Agility Shuttle (50 Points Total)

  • Objective: Assess lateral quickness and the ability to change direction.
  • Distance: 5 yards to the left, 10 yards to the right, and 5 yards back to the start.
  • Method: Athletes begin at the center cone, sprint to the left cone, touch the ground, sprint to the right cone, touch the ground, and then sprint back past the center cone.
  • Scoring System:
  • Under 4 seconds: 50 points
  • 4.0 – 4.1 seconds: 40 points
  • 4.2 – 4.3 seconds: 30 points
  • 4.4 – 4.5 seconds: 20 points
  • 4.6 – 4.7 seconds: 10 points
  • 4.8 seconds and over: 0 points Points are awarded based on completion time, with faster times earning more points.
  • Rules:
  • Cones: Participants must touch the line at each cone with their hand.
  • Mechanics: Proper turning and sprinting mechanics must be maintained throughout the drill.
  • Redo Policy: One redo is allowed for a slip or stumble; any subsequent issues will result in a score of 0 points for the redo.
  • Timing: The clock starts on the athlete’s first movement from the center cone and stops when they cross the finish line.

General Rules for Speed Tests:

  • Surface: The drill will be conducted on a surface that maximizes performance and safety.
  • Footwear: Appropriate athletic footwear is required.
  • Preparation: Participants will be given sufficient time to familiarize themselves with the layout and rules.
  • Judging: Judges will provide instructions and signal the start of each attempt.
  • Accuracy: Timing will be recorded with precision equipment to ensure accurate measurement.

This challenge is crucial in evaluating a quarterback’s agility and quick directional change capabilities, vital skills for maneuvering on the field. The structured scoring and clear rules ensure a fair assessment of each participant’s agility.