Analyzing videos will help the coach and athlete govern the necessary technical modifications. Video sessions are most effective when the athlete understands the complex skill and knows what components need adjusting. Most athletes have many technical faults; using video will help coaches find and rank which technical areas to improve first. Video and Targeted Skills […]
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 athlete’s goals. A simple rating system for sleep, nutrition, energy levels, and performance will provide some […]
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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 different event groups in track and field. Finally, sample food options that best fit the athletic lifestyle will be given. Nutritional […]
Approach Use checkmarks Gradual build up in speed Javelin Withdrawn Accelerate Create separation Keep the javelin behind the thrower Keep the left arm up and across Final Three Strides Drive the right knee up and across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 Keep the javelin back Set up a long left arm for […]
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