60 Yard & 30 Yard Dash
- Start in a base-stealing stance that is most familiar to you and that you think will yield the best time. Shoulders should be perpendicular to the starting line.
- Counter movements are not permitted. Step on the starting line with your toe in the motion sensor beam. You may lean across the starting line. Hold starting stance for 2 seconds prior to start.
- As you accelerate, keep your head down, maintain a fast stride frequency, and drive your arms and legs.
- Make sure you run through both the 30 yd and 60 yd dash timing-gate. The clock stops when your chest crosses the finish line.
This test measures the acceleration of the athlete, and is a reliable indicator of speed, agility and quickness.
Chalk or duct-tape
Brower timing system w/TC Motion Start.
Preferably on a grass turf, or grass surface that is clean and/or unobstructed.
How to Measure:
*Measure 30 yards (90 feet) and 60 yards (180 feet) in the outfield.
*If you are using a stopwatch, the timing starts with the first movement after the set position. Stop the clock when the athlete’s chest crosses the finish line.
*The athlete runs the race twice, and his best time is recorded to the nearest two decimals (for example, a time of 4.453 should be recorded as 4.45).