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Learn How to Balance Your Training and Racing Schedule!

By dustin.moscoso - Last updated: Monday, December 1, 2014

Grinnell College Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach, Will Freeman, discusses one of the major problems in high school track coaching – the problem of too many meets. Developing speed and champions takes intensive training mixed with periods of recovery. Two meets per week upsets the athlete’s ability to have proper recovery time.

Training vs. Racing

Coach Freeman develops the three day rule: the athlete needs 72 hours to recover from an intense workout and with meets on Tuesday and Friday or Saturday, there is not sufficient time.

This video came from Championship Productions’ video “Coaching High School Track & Field: Distance Running.” View other world class Track & Field videos!




Train with the Jamaican National Team Head Coach!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Maurice Wilson was the 2012 Olympic Team Head Coach for the Jamaican National Team and here he explains setting up his training plan for the year based on the different phases of the season. You will hear the details on the general and specific phases of Coach Wilson’s sprint training program.

Sprint Training Program Setup

Coach Wilson breaks down his phases and what time of the year he considers each phase to occur. He also speaks about how many times per week training should occur in his model depending on the age group.

Watch and learn more from this Championship Productions’ DVD “Sprint Training the Jamaican Way.” Take a look at additional Track & Field videos on Sprints.




New Wrestling DVDs featuring Dave Malecek!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, June 22, 2012

We have just released two Wrestling DVDs featuring University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Head Coach, Dave Malecek.  He is a 5x conference coach of the year and 2007 NCAA Rookie Coach of the Year.  The titles of these two new Wrestling DVDs are:

Weight Room to Wrestling Room

  • Learn to use specific lifts to simulate wrestling situations
  • See live demonstrations of both the exercises and application to wrestling
  • Create a stronger and more explosive wrestler

Focused and Fundamental Drilling on the Feet

  • Learn shot defense drills that will prevent your opponent from scoring and lead into an offensive attack
  • See how to make one drill into a series of drills, which allows wrestlers to learn to adapt to their opponents and to make drilling more realistic
  • Drill your team with proper shadow wrestling to develop good movement and footwork in conjunction with hand motion

Purchase both of these excellent DVDs together as the Dave Malecek’s Wrestling Drills 2-Pack and save $10!




New Volleyball DVDs from the 2011 AVCA Clinic!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, March 9, 2012

Here are new Volleyball DVDs featuring speakers from the 2011 AVCA Clinic.  The American Volleyball Coaches Clinic was held in San Antonio, TX and hosted a variety of world class coaches.  The titles of these Volleyball DVDs are:

Creating the Best Practice Strategy for Your Team

  • Learn to focus on specific cues to make it easier for your athletes to understand what you want from them
  • Motivate each of your players based on what’s best for the team
  • Learn how to focus on individuals at times without neglecting the team
  • Hitting Technique: Drills and Cues for Developing Consistency

  • Maximize your hitting power and give your athletes the confidence to score points with authority!
  • Hit the ball with more accuracy and consistency
  • Reduce hitting related injuries with a full body, progressive warm-up
  • Swing Blocking: Attacking the Attacker

  • Teach swing blocking footwork that minimizes blocker floating
  • Learn the load and ready position that will help blockers stay balanced and intimidate hitters
  • Discover eye sequencing techniques that will allow your blockers to attack opposing hitters and get more stuffs
  • Learn the three key elements of swing blocking and how to break them down for your athletes
  • Increase your quality touches at the net
  • Teaching Volleyball to Young Children–and Their Parents!

  • Teach 5-10 year old children the skills they need to develop into successful athletes and volleyball players
  • Run a fun, high energy practice that keeps your kids engaged
  • Learn to simplify complex moves so kids can master the basic volleyball skills
  • See how to positively approach your kids in coaching them to learn the sport of volleyball
  • Get drills that integrate actions and movements–even if they are not volleyball related–to help the kids to develop their coordination
  • Develop a solid partnership between parent and child to help one another on the court as they learn their skills
  • Indoor-to-Sand Progression: Do’s and Don’ts of Sand Volleyball

  • Take training drills and techniques of the indoor game and apply them to the rules of sand volleyball
  • Control a rally by playing “small ball”
  • Teach your players to perform each skill from both sides of the court
  • Learn drills that help with the transition from indoor to sand volleyball
  • Setting Fundamentals for Sand Players

  • Learn the keys tactical setting in the sand
  • Consistently produce a well defined apex on the ball
  • Get tips for better transitional and “trouble” setting situations
  • Using a Sand Court for Strength Training and Conditioning

  • Use sand volleyball training to supplement your indoor training
  • Increase strength, speed, stamina, and stability
  • Get a sand-court training circuit that includes 18 volleyball-specific exercises–most use a ball!
  • Learn a dynamic stretching routine that focuses on core strength and balance
  • Building an All-Around Volleyball Athlete with Brazilian Training Methods

  • Learn warm-up drills that emphasize Brazilian ball control techniques
  • See multiple contact drills that stress basic skills
  • Get a relentless focus on developing all skills (passing, setting and hitting) with all players
  • Learn how to speed up drills to maximize repetitions for players
  • Create drills that are fun and develop players quickly
  • These DVDs are part of a 13 Disc Series that features more AVCA Clinic speakers, purchase them all as a set and save $125!

    2011 AVCA Clinic DVD Series




    New Swimming DVDs Featuring Mark Onstott

    By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, November 11, 2011

    We have recently released four Swimming DVDs featuring Mark Onstott.  He has coached his team to five team state championships(IL).  These four new Swimming DVDs are titled:

    High School Coaching Academy: Building a Championship Program 

    • Includes 14 essential focus areas that are the framework for program success
    • Learn how to develop winning behaviors with your swimmers
    • Learn proven strategies for providing the most positive swimming experience for your athletes and their parents

    High School Coaching Academy: Strokes, Starts, Turns and Breakouts 

    • Complete skill set with teaching progressions for all four strokes, starts and turns
    • Includes demonstrators with varying ability offering a more realistic look at how to develop beginning high school swimmers and how to refine more advanced swimmers
    • Easy to understand and easy to implement drill progressions
    • Over 2.5 hours of technique instruction
    • Common errors and corrections included

    High School Coaching Academy: Training and Workout Strategies 

    • Learn to create a high school seasonal plan
    • Get a detailed breakdown of five seasonal training phases
    • Includes strategies and creative workout ideas
    • Make the most of your practice time by organizing your team into productive training groups

    High School Coaching Academy: Dryland Training Program 

    • Build strength, speed, explosive power and endurance into your swimmers
    • Learn how to organize an in-season high school dryland program
    • See demonstrations of 60 exercises/variations
    • Focuses on six specific muscle groups for swimmers

    Purchase the High School Coaching Academy: Swimming Series and save $20:

    High School Coaching Academy: Swimming Series




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