Work first step quickness action with agility ladders or agility hoops/zoids. The key is to focus on light quick steps as you move through these training tools. Because lateral movement is such a key in sports, keeping your body square is an important part of this foot work drill.
- Stay on the balls of your feet during the drill
- Move you hands in fast, humming bird-like motion
- While moving laterally pick up your the trail foot, DON'T DRAG IT