Rose Monday, U.S. Olympic Assistant Coach, begins by discussing how race tactics and mental visualization play into increasing ones speed down the home stretch. The drills in this video focus on increasing your speed in 50m increments throughout a race when your body should actually being slowing down.
Pay close attention to the visual aids used on the track and the deliberate change of pace her athlete does at these landmarks. Listen to Rose as she gives you some of her “tricks of the trade” that made her successful at the high school, collegiate and professional levels.
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