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Features & Benefits
  • Start training smarter today
  • Simplified training physiology
  • 4-phase seasonal training plan for distance runners
with Will Freeman,
Grinnell College Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach;former Chairman of USA Track & Field Coaching Education,
30 Midwest Conference titles in cross country and track and field, has coached beginners to national champions and was named the NCAA Division III Central Region Coach of the Year in 2010

In this comprehensive presentation, Will Freeman highlights the goals of training, puts basic training physiology in easy-to-understand language and concepts, explains the elements of training and shares an actual training plan. The training plan includes: Macrocycle (the season), Microcycle (phases in the season) and Sessions (actual workout schedules). Freeman reviews the overall objectives of coaching the high school distance runner, and shares the basics of training, aerobic development and volume considerations. He then moves into a detailed breakdown and explanation of the phases of training: Pre-Season, Early Season, Competitive and Taper, and offers a detailed explanation of the prescribed training that characterizes each phase. Freeman covers interval training, repetition training, pillar (core training) and strength training for the distance runner. For each seasonal and technical phase, Freeman shares specific routines that offer practical ideas for developing the complete distance runner. Without a doubt, this is the most comprehensive "A to Z" guide to the training and development of the high school distance runner ever available on DVD.

102 minutes. 2006.

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Ratings & Reviews

Coaching High School Track & Field: Distance Running
on January 3, 2012
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
5/5 Stars

by Anonymous

This DVD was very helpful and filled with great information on coaching distance running. This experience has made me excited about coaching distance runners this upcoming season and I also can not wait to coach cross country next season. I highly recommend you get this video if you coach distance running.

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