Watch as Coach Steve Rainbolt discusses the importance of supporting your athletes and using your relationship as a coach to help them to overcome poor decisions.
Haley Percell offers the following social media tips for a coaching staff: Have separate private (family and friends) and public (professional) accounts when it comes to social media. Always avoid political posts as well as […]
Watch as Coach Brandon Hon discusses the importance of developing a practice plan that is flexible and can adjust to how your athletes are feeling on a particular day.
Watch as Coach explains, and an athlete demonstrates this rotational shot-put half-turn teaching progression. The progression starts with the 180 Degrees Turn Drill where there is a rotation to the power position, then rotate back, […]
Watch as Chet Scott explains the ‘leadership is influence’ concept, and that you know you are a leader if you have followers. If you are going to lead and influence your players, it would be […]
By: Boo Schexnayder Originally Published in: Techniques Magazine Provided by: USTFCCCA Cues are verbal words and descriptions that coaches use in attempts to elicit a specific motor response from an athlete. Cues, along with demonstrations […]
Watch as Coach explains how her athletes incorporate strength training into their reflexive training with resisted sprinting. They use speed sacks in her program, but you can also use chains or sleds. This puts them […]
Watch as Coach explains, and a vaulter demonstrates these mat leg swing drills. The drill starts with the vaulter in the takeoff position with arms up. The toe is pointed down on the swing leg […]
By: Dr. Andreas Maheras Originally Published in: Techniques Magazine Provided by: USTFCCCA TWO MECHANICAL CONCEPTS Linear momentum is a term that refers to the mechanics of translation of a system. It is directly proportional to […]
Dr. Brenda Buffington explains that research has shown that with all things being equal, proper nutrition and fueling can help with overall performance. Many track athletes on the high school level do not practice proper […]
What type of environment allows your athletes to reach their optimal potential? Watch as Coach Steve Rainbolt discusses the cause and effect relationship between positive culture and athletic performance.
Watch as Coach Dave Pavlansky discusses 4×100 incoming runner handoff responsibilities. The #1 responsibility for the incoming runner is to stay in his side of the lane. Any verbal commands should be given within two […]
Watch as Coach explains, and a sprinter demonstrates these acceleration technique drills that focus on the sprinter getting up to top speed by working on their mechanics. They want their bodies to be in the […]
Watch as Coach explains that when doing pole drop drills, emphasize to the vaulters that the tip hits AFTER you jump. If the tip hits before the vaulter jumps, then they are too close. The […]
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “Confidence is a very fragile thing, and it certainly is something that has to start with your mental approach and your ability […]
Watch as Coach discusses and shows practice video of these triple jump landing progression drills. Start by jumping off and landing in a semi-squat position. The progression continues with the jumper landing and squatting down, […]
Watch as Dr. Dale asks the question, “Are you humble enough to admit you are wrong?” Most coaches would answer yes to this question, but many have a hard time with it. Why? Undermining creditably […]
By: Alan Stein, Jr. Originally Published in: Raise Your Game Confidence comes from an understanding of your own agency, your own influence, and your own ability to make things happen. Bob Rotella is a sports […]
Speed is the most important component for the girls as the hurdles are lower, and the lean is not as important as it is for the boys. The boys must maintain a higher center of […]
Watch as Coach Dave Pavlansky discusses the importance of lane alignment while your athletes are running around the curve of the track.
Watch as Coach Brandon Hon discusses the dangers of overtraining or undertraining your athletes and how you can mitigate the risk.
Watch as Coach discusses creating space for the 110m men’s hurdles going from point A to point B as fast as possible. He breaks down this event into three different races: start to touchdown over […]
Watch as Coach explains that “what gets rewarded, gets repeated”. If celebration is only based on playing time and performance, you are missing an opportunity to help your players get better. Look for what your […]
By: Coach Mickey Marley Originally Published in: Game Ready – 52 Takeaways for Winning You know something I used to be really guilty of doing? I was guilty of taking life for granted. I used […]
Watch as Coach explains, and long jumpers demonstrate these short-approach jump box drills using a box that is 2 to 5 inches in height. Coach wants jumpers to think of the board as the starting […]
Watch as Coach explains that he has noticed that 90% of male hurdlers extend the lead leg at takeoff. Once the knee is directly over the hurdle it should be bent and not remain extended […]
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “Keep the discussion with your athlete and parents alive, but never forget that you are the coach, and you have your own […]
Watch as Coach Steve Rainbolt discusses the benefits of providing your athletes with a spectacular collegiate athletic experience where they can thrive.
Watch as Coach Kebba Tolbert explains that if you want to establish a championship culture – you must look to others who have done it. It is impossible to do everything by yourself so study […]
Watch as Coach Reuben Jones discusses the foot takeoff contact patterns for all jumps. He explains in detail the foot position before contact and during support. The position of the shins can be a useful […]