Ranell Hobson Coaching Director, ASSA
M.Sp.Coach, B.SpSc & Coach, CSCS, ASCA L2, ATFCA L3


“Ranell is an expert in Speed” – Des Ryan, Head of Sports Science and Athletic Development, Arsenal FC Academy UK

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Watch Ranell explain how to perform the Open/Shut the Gate warmup drill correctly

Video of Ranell training a Rugby League player in the pre-season:

Ranell discussing how elite athletes make running look effortless:



assa-video-icon 4-4-2 Australia Interviews Ranell Hobson regarding the lack of athleticism in our youth soccer players. Click here for the full article !

YouTube1 Click here to listen to Ranell being interviewed by Rob Pacey from PaceyPerformance Podcast UK – a service for knowledge sharing by elite coaches all over the world – as she discusses her hints, tips and tricks for excellence in Speed and COD mechanics coaching.

Ranell Hobson has over 20 years experience coaching athletes, building overall athleticism and explosive sport speed. She is also currently training and competing at the highest international level for sprints. As such, she is in the unique position of not only knowing what she is talking about, but also actively pursuing excellence in speed on the worldwide stage for herself.

Ranell has presented workshops and courses all over the world, most notably at youth academies of EPL clubs Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Leicester, Southampton, Brighton & Hove Albion and Wigan Athletic.


THERE IS A REAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPEED TRAINING FOR TRACK ATHLETES AND SPORTS TEAMS PLAYERS, Ranell has researched this thoroughly to ensure her programs are specifically suited to the athlete’s needs for their chosen sport. She has created training programs that focus on movement competency and force transfer for explosive speed. Ranell has personally trained the ASSA coaches in order to provide athletes with the best possible learning and training environments. There is a real difference between a track athlete and a soccer, rugby, AFL or any other sport’s athlete and ASSA Training Programs are designed to reflect that.


Ranell completed her Masters in Sports Coaching at UQ with a GPA of 6.5. Alongside her degree is sport science and coaching, CSCS, ASCA L2 & ATFCA L3 qualifications she is also an award winning teacher and presenter.


Ranell brings to her workshops and courses an environment that facilitates discussion and coach interaction, where evidence-based coaching is paramount and participation is encouraged.

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Ranell is able to assess your current speed mechanics in a group setting (4 people maximum at $75 each attendee) or a solo session ($150). These are usually held at Blacktown International Sportspark and can be arranged via kip@academyofsportspeed.com depending on her availability.

Ranell also coaches individuals ($150/hr) and teams ($250/hr) these sessions are held at BISP and Homebush depending on her schedule. The team coaching can be held on-site if required (with additional travelling costs). Again these can be organised via kip@academyofsportspeed.com or by calling Kip on 0414 706 482 with your enquiry.

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Videos of Ranell Hobson Coaching

Speed Assessments in Adelaide 2016

Coaching Premier League netball GWS Fury 2017

Teaching warm-ups to NPL1 Soccer Players