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Warm up essentials: Speed, agility, quickness

You've jogged, skipped and stretched, now it's time to give the body one final push before you take to the field for 90 minutes of blood and thunder.

Wolves' head of first team performance, Tony Daley, believes sharpening your footwork and reaction speed will give you the edge over your opponents.

“Ability is the most important thing, but it’s the team that prepares right that will have the greatest advantage," Daley told FFT.

“The trick is with these drills is to do them as fast as possible. These drills require coordination and will noticeably improve your foot placement.”

Complete the ultimate Premier League warm up with these speed, agility, quickness drills from Daley...

Wash & Go has teamed up with Tony Daley to produce fitness tips. For more information visit www.pg.com

Also see:
Warm up essentials: Fire up your glutes – part one
Warm up essentials: Fire up your glutes – part two
Warm up essentials: Fire up your glutes – part three
Warm up essentials: Jogging
Warm up essentials: Skipping
Warm up essentials: Activate your hips
Warm up essentials: Balance and co-ordination
Warm up essentials: Explosive movements
Warm up essentials: Change of direction

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Huw was on the FourFourTwo staff from 2009 to 2015, ultimately as the magazine's Managing Editor, before becoming a freelancer and moving to Wales. As a writer, editor and tragic statto, he still contributes regularly to FFT in print and online, though as a match-going #WalesAway fan, he left a small chunk of his brain on one of many bus journeys across France in 2016.