Welcome to this month’s FREE full-length video session! Access to this 35-minute session from the Wisconsin Track Coaches Association (WISTCA) Virtual Coaches Clinic will expire on Saturday, January 29, 2022 – Enjoy! In this session, […]
Watch as Coach explains, and an athlete demonstrates these power development depth jumps that start with a drop and hold move. The athlete jumps off the box and lands while handling the body weight with […]
Watch as Coach explains that all stakeholders in your program must trust the process. It is the role of the head coach to be the collaborative and transformational leader to make sure everyone understands the […]
By: Boo Schexnayder & Don Babbitt Originally Published in Techniques Magazine – USTFCCCA Although there are five different throwing events in track and field, they share some things in common. Each throwing event involves preliminary […]
Watch as Coach Brandon Hon discusses how he has altered his speed training over his coaching career and how it grew into a year-round program.
Coach believes in chain of command with the ability to make decisions, set strategy, and go forward. He encourages collaboration and participation in the process, but the coach must be responsible for decisions. He believes […]
The transition phase is the latter part of the 100m acceleration phase. As the sprinter accelerates, the ground contact times become less, the body gets more upright, and the shins move up. Coach compares this […]
Watch as Coach discusses sprint mechanics, and a vaulter demonstrates the daily drills that are performed after their dynamic warmups. Coach will cover in detail the 3 main max-velocity drills: lining the heel, walking knee […]
Watch as Jeff explains how kids can start to ‘check out’ if their expectations are not met and how this can make it hard for them to demonstrate leadership. He discusses that kids need to […]
By: John Klessinger, Head Wrestling Coach – South River HS (MD) Dear High School Athlete, I am going to discuss the valuable lessons we learn from playing high school sports and how you should approach […]
Welcome to this month’s FREE full-length video session! Access to this 41-minute session from the Wisconsin Track Coaches Association (WISTCA) Virtual Coaches Clinic will expire on Saturday, December 25, 2021 – Enjoy! In this session, […]
Watch as Coach explains, and sprinters demonstrate running through the wickets. This is a high-intensity exercise repeated 3 to 4 times, usually at the end of a warmup. The wickets are self-made from PVC pipe, […]
Watch as Coach explains the 3 things that can happen during a run. A runner can have a bad day, a great day, or a day that you have had before. He explains to his […]
By: John Klessinger, Head Wrestling Coach – South River HS (MD) Recently, I made a talk to some fellow educators on culture in sport. I aimed to provide the audience with the methods to build […]
Axiology is the science of human value and decision making and this assisted in a study of how athletes, coaches, and athletic directors make decisions. Based on this study, Jeremy suggests that the word ‘amazing’ […]
Watch as Coach explains, and a jumper demonstrates this penultimate box drill. The athlete will run over a series of boxes where the takeoff foot is on top of the box and the penultimate is […]
Don’t panic and learn to deal with things. Always be ready to rewrite your plan or schedule and make adjustments. Be flexible and always remember that how you act and respond reflects on your athletes.
Watch as Coach discusses and shows video of these useful hurdle exercises. He suggests not doing drills that do not relate directly to some aspect of the hurdle preference. Coach explains four hip rotation and […]
Watch as Coach explains that a quality practice is practicing with a purpose to prepare to perform. Coaches need to focus on what are they doing to prepare to be an effective coach in practice […]
By: Lee Green, J.D. Provided by: NFHS: High School Today Chisholm v. St. Mary’s City School District In a highly unusual ruling based on an atypical analysis of the legal boundaries governing the motivational language […]
Welcome to this month’s FREE full-length video session! Access to this 41-minute session from the USTFCCCA Convention will expire on Saturday, November 27, 2021 – Enjoy! In this session, Garry Rosenfield discusses the importance of […]
Watch as Coach explains, and a sprinter demonstrates the 400m B-Skip Drill. This is different than the A-Skip Drill as the knee will open and cycle out in front while pulling down. Make sure that […]
Stephen Mackey explains that great coaches use sports to develop young men and women to be successful in life. When you develop the person and not the player, you build champions and that can lead […]
By: Rachael Steil Originally Published in: Techniques Magazine Provided by: USTFCCCA In my book, Running in Silence, I describe my struggle with eating disorders as an All-American runner. The following excerpt from the beginning of […]
Optimal velocity is bringing the speed through the board. Help your athletes understand that the feeling of ‘popping off the board’ is not necessary as you are not jumping for height, but distance.
Alan discusses mental awareness and stresses the importance in today’s environment with all the distractions to stay focused. He uses the acronym W.I.N. which stands for “What’s Important Now” and recommends that everyone ask themselves […]
Don’t allow frustrations with an athlete make you lose control of your emotions. Both coaches and athletes must realize that they must be in control of their emotions or their emotions will be in control […]
Watch as Coach explains and shows video of this pool vaulting drill for times of inclement weather. It is important to have a backup plan and be able to have indoor workouts in small places. […]
Watch as Coach explains, and athletes demonstrate these snatch lifts for sprinters. He will discuss the teaching progression in detail for the following lifts: Snatch Press, OH Squat, Drop Snatch, Shrug, Jump Shrug, and more.
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “Even bad teams have optimism. The Bad News Bears’ coach wouldn’t even tell his team that.” – Rob Babcock, Former NBA General […]