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Use These Drills to Increase Distance Runner Flexibility!

By Kevin Fitzpatrick - Last updated: Sunday, February 1, 2015

Head coach of the Boise State University track & field and cross country programs, Corey Ihmels, provides examples of some of his favorite hurdle flexibility drills for distance runners. As a two time All-American in track and four time  All-American in cross country, coach Ihmels knows what it takes to outrun the competition.

Flexibility for Distance Runners

Drill Summary: Drills addressed in the video include: two leg hops, the A walk, the A run, the A skip, straight leg ankle bound, karaokes, alternating A run, fast feet and A run build-ups.

This video came from Championship Productions’ video “Coaching Distance Runners: Planning Guide for Success.” View other world class Track & Field videos!




Utilize the Fence Hurdle Drill to Improve Mechanics!

By dustin.moscoso - Last updated: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Florida State University Assistant Coach, Ken Harnden, shows the setup and coaching points for one of the most common trail and lead leg drills, the fence hurdle drill. Coach Harnden explains the correct body posture and knee/foot mechanics for correctly drilling lower body hurdle mechanics.

Trail Leg and Lead Leg Fence Drill

This video came from Championship Productions’ video “25 Tips & Drills for Coaching the Hurdles.” View other world class Track & Field videos!




Prepare Your Middle Distance Runners for the Racing Season!

By dustin.moscoso - Last updated: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Villanova Head Track & Field Coach, Marcus O’Sullivan, discusses how anaerobic work is needed to prep for the racing season. He also walks us through how to build an annual plan starting with the “big race” you want your athletes to peak at, then working backwards to the start of the season.

Strategies Towards the Racing Season

This video came from Championship Productions’ video “Marcus O’Sullivan: Middle Distance Training.” View other world class Track & Field videos!




Improve Your Full Discus Throw with the “Reverse” and “Dynamic Reverse!”

By dustin.moscoso - Last updated: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Nationally recognized throwing coach Larry Judge has an athlete demonstrate the full throwing movement with the reverse at the end of the throw where the rear foot swings through to the front. Coach Judge then shows you the “Dynamic Reverse” where the athlete reverses the legs and feet and continues on a spin to maintain balance and stay within the circle.

Full Throw with Reverse and Dynamic Reverse

Coach Judge emphasizes that the athlete always stay in the ring during practice.

This video came from Championship Productions’ video “Curriculum Guide to the Discus.” View other world class Track & Field videos!




Learn Proper Techniques to the Triple Jump Approach!

By dustin.moscoso - Last updated: Thursday, January 1, 2015

University of Arkansas Assistant Track and Field Coach, Travis Geopfert, discusses that there are two common errors with the start of the approach for the triple jump. Coach Geopfert explains that the approach should be looked at as if it was the 100m coming out of the blocks.

Approach

This video came from Championship Productions’ video “Arkansas Track and Field Presents Common Errors and Corrections Triple Jump.” View other world class Track & Field videos!




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