Record Keeping – Quantification is the process of planning and recording training volumes. The quantification process is typically concerned with quantifying…
Watch as Coach Lucky Huber explains and a hurdler demonstrates this whole part teaching method combining drills for the lead and trail leg.
Watch as Coach Tom Schwartz discusses 3 progression methods of distance runner’s workouts involving rest, duration and speed.
Motor learning is a field of sports science that investigates the processes and factors involved in learning skills. In this section we will investigate motor…
The Preliminary Movements: Locating the Rear Foot. The right (throwing side) foot is positioned flat, near the rear edge of the circle, directed away from the…
Watch as Coach Seth Roberson explains the movement out of the back of the ring and throwers demonstrate this kick the cone sweep drill.
Watch as Coach Jarius Cooper explains and a hurdler demonstrates block placement and start technique for attacking the first hurdle.
Watch as Coach John Dagata explains and a thrower demonstrates this glide shot put – double pivot.
Watch as Coach Terrence Trammell explains and demonstrates this high skip drill.
Over the past 60 years all sport training models have benefited from the scientific principles that scientists have developed to explain the natural world.
Watch as Bo Hanson discusses grit, resiliency and mental toughness.
Watch as Coach Erik Jenkins explains and a sprinter demonstrates this bounding single leg hop.
Every hurdle race consists of a start, an approach to the first hurdle, rhythmic running over and between the remaining hurdles, and a sprint to the finish…
Watch as Coach Jeremy Fischer explains and a high jumper demonstrates establishing a curve.
In the eastern concept of the body, there is a point called the “dantian,” loosely translated to energy center. This point is located in the lower abdomen…
Watch as Coach John Dagata explains and a thrower demonstrates this step in: reverse.
Watch as Coach Jim Dilling explains and a high jumper demonstrates this sprint, float, sprint approach drill.
When the goal is college athletics, the secret to success for many student-athletes often comes down to a simple premise: Knowing what…
The complex special structure of the hammer throw, and the relatively long time that is used to obtain the final speed of the hammer, make it possible…
Watch as Coach Seth Roberson explains and throwers demonstrate these med ball drills for proper rotational mechanics and developing power.
Watch as Coach Kyle Tellez explains and a triple jumper demonstrates this bounding drill.
Many good distance coaches recognize that a strength training regimen will enhance their athletes’ durability, coordination, and…
Watch as Coach Jeremy Fischer explains and a triple jumper demonstrates this off the board technique.
Watch as Coach Jarius Cooper explains and hurdlers demonstrate this drill to assist the hurdler to feel the proper position needed to negotiate the hurdles.
Watch as Coach Reid Ehrisman explains and vaulters demonstrate this double rope takeoff drill.
Watch as Coach James Thomas explains and a high jumper demonstrates these hurdle drills.
The purpose of this article is to provide coaches with a way to coach mental readiness and show why it can be just as crucial as physical readiness.
Watch as Bo Hanson discusses the importance of the three C’s of communication with millennial athletes.
Watch as Coach Hector Cotto explains and demonstrates this rotary warmup drill.
When studying the growth of marathon participation, Fredericson and Misra (2007) found that a sudden increase in running volume, especially…