Plyometric Training for Track and Field

Many track and field athletes use plyometric training; it is commonly associated with jumping activities for all athletes. Plyometric...

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Shot Put Placement with Video

Glide shot putters typically will hold the shot differently than throwers using the spin technique. The glide shot put technique is a...

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Coaching the Javelin Throw

The javelin throw has three main phases; the approach, the power position, and the delivery. However, the first step to learning the...

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Strength Training for Beginning Athletes

Strength is one of the three major athletic performance abilities, along with speed and endurance. Strength is defined as the ability to...

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Long Jump Drills for the Approach

The long jump approach should be a continuous build up of speed with proper sprint mechanics. Good running mechanics will help the jumper...

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Starting Blocks for Track and Field

Whether you watch the greatest sprinters of all-time or high school sprinters: the start is a key factor for a great race, and it all...

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Shot Put and Discus Throw Variable Weights

Throwing heavy and light implements can help throwers develop particular needs such as speed and specific strength. Using lighter...

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Acceleration Training for Speed

Acceleration is defined as the change in velocity per unit of time; in sprinting, acceleration concludes when velocity is no longer...

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Warm Up For Track and Field Athletes

The warm up is designed to elevate body temperature, improve blood flow to the muscles, increase body awareness, stimulate the nervous...

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