Category Archives: Sprints and Hurdles

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…

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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,…

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Sprints and Hurdles Videos

  DOWNLOAD NOW! This program has everything a sprint coach needs. Learn over 100 exercises for speed development with logical teaching progressions. Coach Joey Woody will detail his speed development program for his sprinters and hurdlers. The series includes dynamic warm up exercises, acceleration mechanics and maximum velocity training. Joey Woody has been named USTFCCCA Midwest…

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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…

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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…

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