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All Track & Field Training and Coaching Articles

 

Jumping

 

High Jump: “J” Doesn’t Always Mean Jump – By Travis Bishop, Elite High Jump Coach

High Jump Technique and Training – Jim Giroux

The High Jump Approach – Holly Kelly-Thompson

How to Run: Taller is Better! – By Travis Bishop, Elite High Jump Coach

Long Jump Technique and Training – Jim Giroux

Triple Jump Technique and Training – Jim Giroux

The Pole Vault – Getting Off the Ground – Larry Bartels

The Pole Vault Take-Off – Mark Strawderman

Coaching the Long Jump – Boo Schexnayder

 

Throwing

 

Discus Training Progression – Rob Lasorsa

Gripping & Release Drills for the Discus – Gary Aldrich

Basic Shot Put Technique (Shot Put Learn-By-Doing) – Mark Harsha

Feet Alignment in the Power Position of the Shot Put – Gary Aldrich

Glide Shot Put Technique – Rob Lasorsa

The Mental and Psychological Aspects of Throwing – Tony Dziepak, Track and Field Enthusiast

Middle School Shot – Virg Polak

A Beginner's Guide to Throwing the Weight – Matthew Ellis

Progressive Steps to Teaching the Javelin Throw – Rob Lasorsa

Teaching the Javelin – Jim Giroux

Power Clean Program for Throwers – Jud Logan

Proper Cleaning And Storage Of Throwing Implements – Rob Lasorsa

Track & Field Throwing Implement Weight Requirements (Rules)

Stop that Yanking! Daniel McQuaid, Track coach at Wheaton North High School

Starting A New Program And Preparing For The Season by Jim Aikens, Burlington Central High School

To Wind Or Not To Wind – Daniel McQuaid, Wheaton North High School

 

Sprints and Hurdles

 

110 and 100 Meter Hurdles - Drills and Training – Jim Giroux

Hurdles Teaching Progression – Rob Lasorsa

Hurdles Training – The Lead Leg – Dave Labor

4x100: Consistency in the Exchange – Nick Stebenne

Starting Blocks (4-Point Start) – Nick Stebenne

Starting Blocks – Athlete Acceleration

Off Season Strengthening of the Sprinter and Jumper – Lee Taft

Identifying Potential Hurdlers – Steve McGill, Hurdle Specialist

 

 

Middle Distance

 

The 800 Meters – Steve Gardiner

Objectives...Middle Distance and Distance Running – Bill Welch

 

Cross Country

 

Basic Cross Country Training – Coach Rich Wright

Objectives...Middle Distance and Distance Running – Bill Welch

Creating a Training Plan for Cross Country – Coach Sean O'Connor

 

General Track & Field Training Articles

 

Benefits of Stretching – Ryan Krane

Coordination & Movement Skill Development – The Key to Long-Term Athletic Success – Brian Grasso

Curing the Runners Side Stitch – Coach Frank Pucher

Just Two Things to Relieve Your Runners Knee – Ryan Krane

Keeping Athletes Healthy with Foam Rollers – Mike Boyle

Kettlebell Lifting for Throwers – Matthew Ellis

Lydiard or Lazy (High Volume Running) – Coach Frank Pucher

Medicine Ball Functional Training – Rob Lasorsa

Mental Preparation for the "BIG" Track Meet – Dr. Rick McGuire

Power Clean Program for Throwers – Jud Logan

Pre-Season Conditioning – Brad Hackett

Pre-Season Track & Field Conditioning – Coach Frank Pucher

Sprinting the Florida Way – Sprint Training Workouts – Mike Holloway,

Strength Training for the Track & Field Athlete – Coach Frank Pucher

Upper Body Plyometrics – Tommy Sutor

Warm-Up and Cool Down – Two Crucial Details on Race Day – Timothy Hale

How To Unwind (And Rewind) A Hammer Wire – Tony Dziepak, Track and Field Enthusiast

Medicine Ball Exercises for Strength and Power – Athletes Acceleration

/Shoulder Strength and Stability for All Athletes – Dustin Hada, Athletes Acceleration

 

 

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