Watch as Coach Karim Abdel Wahab explains and hurdlers demonstrate these Hurdle Rhythm Drills.
Watch as Coach Pat Henry explains and athletes demonstrate these proper Relay Mechanics.
The intricate phases of the pole vault are intertwined and connected together, each one will affect, negatively or positively, the one that follows. In this article, I will begin with “Realignment” and work backwards. I hope to show the cause and…
Watch as Coach Erin Wibbels explains and a shot putter demonstrates this Wheel Drill.
Watch as Coach Travis Geopfert explains and a long jumper demonstrates proper landing technique.
Watch as Coach Adrian Wheatley explains and a sprinter demonstrates Post Session Stretching.
Watch as Coach Adrian Wheatley explains and a sprinter demonstrates this Wall Drill emphasizing proper mechanics.
Coaching the sprint hurdles can be a daunting task… many variables and few constants. Here we ease coaching by developing a simple coaching system for the 100 and 110 hurdles. The key to simplifying the hurdles, as in any other technical event…
Watch as Coach Travis Geopfert explains and demonstrates the three most common javelin grips.
Watch as Coach Tim Cawley explains and jumpers demonstrate these Long Jump Incline Box Take Off Drills.
Watch as Coach Sheldon Blockburger explains and a athletes demonstrates these Flexibility Drills using a cable.
The total amount of air that you breathe each minute is the product of the size and number of breaths you take each minute. As you start to run you usually increase both the size and number of breaths, but the rate at which you breathe is…
Watch as Coach Karen Gaita explains and athletes demonstrate these Dynamic Stretches for High Jumpers.
Watch as Coach Elisha Brewer explains and a hurdler demonstrates these Hurdle Acceleration Drills
Postural issues dominate the mechanics of track and field. Conserving posture throughout a race or trial in a field event is a key to optimal performance in any event. Initial postural issues from the start will be carried throughout the extent…
Coach Travis Geopfert explains and athletes demonstrate these Shot Put Rotational Drills
Cross country athletes and runners in general typically have two goals: run faster and avoid injuries. Achieving both requires balance—between conditioning and recovery, joint stability and mobility, and the left and right sides of the body…
Coach Jeff Martin explains and vaulters demonstrate these Mini Hurdles Approach Drills
Coach Karim Abdel Wahab explains and hurdlers demonstrate these Wall Flexibility Drills
For the past eight years, our cross country teams at Grove City College, an NCAA DIII school in western Pennsylvania, which competes in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, have been using breathing-based training. My background in athletic…
Coach John Ridgeway explains and Greg Pilling demonstrates the Discus R.V.M. Drill
Coach Cliff Rovelto explains and an athlete demonstrates these Horizontal Jumps – Box Drills
In High School, College, and at the Professional Level: Insights into how mid to long distance coaches perceive and use data to drive performance and progress.
Coach Dana Boone discusses 100m Race Strategy
Developing Horizontal Force. The approach should provide the jumper with horizontal momentum and velocity. This assists performances in events with great horizontal components. This horizontal velocity also eccentrically loads of the muscles of…
Old may not be quite the right word in the above title. Ancient may be the better word to describe twist in the context of this article. The most accurate Roman copy of the Greek original, Myron’s Discobolus circa 450-460 BC, “…is today…
Coach Gartland explains and High Jumpers demonstrate this Landing Drill
Coach Doug Case explains and Hurdlers demonstrate these Landing Drills
Coach Will Freeman discusses the importance of Restoration and Recovery
Coach Cliff Rovelto discusses Acceleration Drills