Looks like Sean wrote an excellent article on training speed in [that I somehow missed until now].

http://swordstem.com/2019/10/16/slow-is-slow-and-fast-is-fast-and-dont-let-anyone-tell-you-otherwise/

Gotta love that series on Sword STEM.

Slow is slow and fast is fast. And don’t let anyone tell you otherwise by Sean FranklinSean Franklin

“Slow is smooth and smooth is fast.”
This adage is used to illustrate the fact that speed is gained through efficient movements, rather than just trying to use as much force as possible. And in a lot of ways it is true.
Most of the increases in speed we realize are not from an increase in the ra…