Coaching Education

Coaching integrates the principles that are based on teaching pedagogy, psychology, kinesiology, physiology, biomechanics, motor learning, plus other scientific and unscientific concepts, theories, and approaches to maximize athletic performance.  Effective...

Journaling Goals

Journaling Goals and ProgressEvery athlete should be expected to maintain a training journal. The more detailed, the better, especially with performance indicators such as how fast, how far, and how high. The performance indicators should directly relate to the...

Coaching Strategies

5 Scientifically Proven Coaching Strategies #1 Coaching Strategy: Fix the Cause Focusing on the cause of the technical fault and not the effects of the fault will improve problem-solving for both the coach and athlete. Start at the beginning of a complex skill to...

Nutrition

Track and Field Nutrition Track and field athletes have various nutritional needs depending on the requirement of the specific training regimen.  First, general principles of proper nutrition will be reviewed, followed by tips and considerations for...

Javelin Coaching Points

Approach Use checkmarks Gradual build up in speed Javelin Withdrawn Accelerate Create separation Keep the javelin behind the thrower Keep the left arm up and across Final Three Strides Drive the right knee up and across Actively plant the left leg underneath the body...