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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 […]

Why Tempo Training For Runners

Tempo Training For Runners What is Tempo Training? Tempo training is also known as lactate threshold and anaerobic threshold training. Threshold pace is the effort level just below which the body’s ability to clear lactate, a by-product of carbohydrate metabolism, can no longer keep up with lactate production. Toby Tanser, author of Train Hard, Win […]

Discus Throw Practice Plan Get Started

Discus Throw Practice Plan Get Started (Practices 1-5) Daily practice sessions include warm up exercises Sample Dynamic Warm Up 2x30m each exercise Tip: start with low velocity movements and build up to higher intensity exercises Walking quad stretch Walking hamstring stretch Walking side lunges Walking forward lunge with twist Jogging carioca Jogging high knee Jogging […]

Teaching The Hammer Throw Lesson 4

In the final lesson of the hammer throw, we will discuss the release and review drill progressions for the novice hammer thrower. In addition, release drills and hammer throw specific medicine ball throws will help the thrower better understand how the entire throw fits together, the video covers several hammer throw specific medicine ball throws. […]

Teaching The Hammer Throw Lesson 3

In lesson 2, the hammer thrower learned how to turn with the ball without winding. Today, we will cover the grip, winding and finally, winding and turning with the hammer. The Hammer Throw Grip The hammer thrower can use tape to cover the fingers for protection or the thrower can use a throwing glove, right […]