Former All-American and current Head Coach at Virginia, Steve Garland, will show you how to secure more double leg takedowns. The ‘Trail Leg Drill’ is something your wrestlers can practice to work on the setup phase of a double leg.
Avoid going on both legs and using just your arms to get a double leg takedown.
2x ACC Women’s Coach of the Year at Clemson University, Lawrence Johnson, provides you with tips on a lead leg and a trail leg drill for you and your athletes. These are great exercises for coaches to critique their hurdlers, and for the hurdlers to become more advanced.
Work on these drills after the athletes have had the chance to warm up and stretch.
As a sprint and relay coach at the University of Arkansas, Doug Case, understands what it takes to be a great hurdler and how to develop specific skills. The lead leg drill will give you a good idea of how to get over the hurdle without getting your foot blocked. The trail leg drill helps you pull your trail leg through, flat over the hurdle.
Hurdling is about setting a rhythm, so with all hurdler drills it is key to set a good rhythm for your steps and motions.
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