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Long Jump Drills Approach Video

Long jump drills for the approach can help train the athlete not foul and how to correct errors. Using a check mark system with your long jump drills will help develop the approach run. Long Jump Drills Approach and Marks   Long Jump Drills: 12 Step Running Approach Long jump drills for the approach include…

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Peak Training Shot Put and Discus

Shot Put Drills Discus Throw Drills Peak Training Learn shot put drills and discus throw discus and training for the peak of the season with this brief guide for coaches to follow at the end of the year. Shot Put and Discus Throw Warm Up Dynamic Warm Up 2x30m each Backward lunges High knee skips…

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Hurdle Technique and Training Progression

Hurdle Training Progressions   Beginner Hurdle Step Patterns3 Step Hurdling8.00m or less between hurdles1.90m – 2.00m at takeoff before the hurdle.80m – .90m at touchdown after the hurdle1.90m average stride between hurdles (less stride length than sprinting)Set the hurdle distances to accomplish 3 step patternHurdle Height RecommedationsStart low and build up6 – 18″ for beginners 24…

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Long Jump Landing

Coaching Long Jump Landing Technique

Long Jump Landing Technique After the peak of the jump, the arms sweep forward and down to the hips. The feet are extended out until the jumper hits the sand. The knees and hips absorb the impact of the landing as the body continues to move forward. Then the legs straighten in front of the…

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Decathlon Training Thoughts

Free Track and Field Coaching App General Thoughts For Decathlon Coaches Best combined event athletes are fast and explosive Train to improve athletes that are fast and explosive Be on the same page with terminology as your athletes Focus on one to two technical skills during practice  Try different phrases and ideas to fix one…

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