Sprinting

Speed Training for Athletes

The off-season is a perfect time to develop speed in athletes. Athletes can deemphasize event specific skills and focus on speed training that will benefit all sports that require speed and quickness. Speed training can benefit both non-endurance based sports and endurance based sports.  Here are some great workouts to develop speed that world-class sprinters …

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10 Hurdle Training Tips For Coaches

10 Hurdle Training Tips Simple hurdle training tips that will help athletes run faster. Coaching Hurdles Tip #1 Do not jump hurdles (skim the hurdles) Coaching Hurdle Tip #2 Develop quick trail leg (sweep and rotate the leg) Coaching Hurdles Tip #3 Teach takeoff close to hurdle (low trajectory) Coaching Hurdles Tip #4 Lead with …

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Acceleration Sprint Training

Acceleration Sprint Training Acceleration training is designed to get the explosive starts needed in sprinting and other activities. Sprint training programs include drills and exercises specifically designed to improve speed and explosive power to maximize athletic performance. Yes, sprinters will benefit from this acceleration program but so will all types of athletes that need speed …

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Explosive Bounding Exercises

Explosive bounding exercises are a great way to add power and speed to an athletes program. Try using explosive exercises in the warm up, here is how to add speed and power into your routine. The Purpose of Warming Up  Warm up drills designed to increase body temperature, improve blood flow to the muscles, improve body …

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Warm Up Routines For Athletes

Sample exercises for proper warm up for athletes participating in explosive activities. Warm up activities demonstrated in the video: Active hamstring stretch Walking straight leg kick up Walking quad stretch Walking leg cradle Walking in-step stretch Walking single leg RDL Walking inchworm Why Warm Up For Exercises? Warm up drills designed to increase body temperature, …

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