An expert in teaching the hurdles, Doug Case, gives you some approach drills to prepare your runners for the first hurdle. This will help your athletes judge the proper distance to jump the initial hurdle.
The “stand up” call will train your athletes to look up and be ready to lift over the first hurdle. Also, it is important to note that a tall hurdler should launch closer to the hurdle than a shorter hurdler.
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