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10 Hurdle Training Tips For Coaches

10 Hurdle Training Tips Coaching Hurdles Tip #1 Do not jump hurdles Coaching Hurdle Tip #2 Develop quick trail leg -long high path for trail leg knee Coaching Hurdles Tip #3 Teach takeoff close to hurdle -teaches vertical aspect of hurdling Coaching Hurdles Tip #4 Takeoff leg coaching – knee and thigh lead Learn more […]

Track and Field Warm Up Video Backward Skip with Coach

Warm Up Phases Designing the start of a practice session for athletes includes warm up drills to prepare for the activities of the training session. The warm up is broken up into three phases. Phase One- Low Intensity Exercises and Flexibility (4-6 minutes) The start of the warm up is active with low intensity activities, […]

Sprinting Workouts Starting Blocks For Track and Field Video

Starting Blocks For Sprinters Download the 2 1/2 hour Sprints and Hurdles Series Whether you watch the greatest sprinters of all-time like Usain Bolt and Carl Lewis, or high school sprinters: the start is a key factor for a great race and it all begins out of the blocks. Starting blocks are used in the […]

High Hurdle Training For Track and Field

John Raffensperger Iowa City School, Iowa City, Iowa 10 STATE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS 56 Individual/Relay Champions High Hurdle Training Trail leg Drill – Start with 3 hurdles in early season and increase the number up to 5 or 6 as season progresses. Set hurdles at 4 meters. Start 3-4 strides before first hurdle, take 1 stride […]

High School Track and Field Sprint Relay Training

Sprint Training High School Relays John Raffensperger Iowa City School, Iowa City, Iowa 10 STATE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS 56 Individual/Relay Champions GENERAL PHILOSOPHY Our philosophy is that we can beat most teams in the 4 x 100 by utilizing superior exchanges that have been honed to a fine edge.  This includes opponents with superior foot speed.  […]