Coaching High School Cross Country Set

Coaching High School Cross Country Set
Coaching High School Cross Country Set
Item# TD-03983
$79.99
Availability: Usually ships the same business day

Product Description

  • Improve your Track & Field coaching!
  • Learn from William Freeman!
  • Take your team to the next level!
  • Learn from the best, to become your best!
with Will Freeman,
Grinnell College Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach;former Chairman of USA Track & Field Coaching Education,
30 Midwest Conference titles in cross country and track and field, has coached beginners to national champions and was named the NCAA Division III Central Region Coach of the Year in 2010

This DVD features

  • Building your program based on a Philosophy
  • Team Building Strategies
  • Building Traditions (weekly awards, top 7 shirts, start of season picnic with parents, movie night, tea party, study breaks, CC Yearbook, etc)
  • How to Use Assistant Coaches
  • How to choose and use captains
  • Dealing with Parents and Administration
  • Marketing your program (media, blogs, websites)
  • Hosting home meets
  • Finding a home course and training venues
  • Nutrition and iron (ferritin testing)
  • Recruiting Athletes for CC
  • Community Service
  • Meetings with athletes (plotting goals, developing relationships)
  • Knowledge vs Wisdom in coaching
  • Things I've learned in 30 years of coaching
  • The Psychology of runners and coaching runners!

115 minutes. 2012.


with Will Freeman,
Grinnell College Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach;former Chairman of USA Track & Field Coaching Education,
30 Midwest Conference titles in cross country and track and field, has coached beginners to national champions and was named the NCAA Division III Central Region Coach of the Year in 2010

This DVD features;

  • Race Day mechanics
  • Race Strategies (adjusting for conditions)
  • Training Theory Basics
  • Training progressions for anaerobic and threshold training
  • Using the Summer to Succeed in the fall (training, communication with athletes and between athletes)
  • Volume Progressions
  • Strength work for CC (core, Med Ball, stability ball, lifting, hill work)
  • Scheduling meets for success
  • Warm-ups and Cool-downs
  • Posture and Efficiency
  • Balancing Team and Individual elements of the program
  • Managing heat and humidity
  • When to use charts and watches...and when not to
  • Understanding restoration and recovery from work loads (ice baths, sports drinks, am runs after hard days, etc)
  • Cross Training Misc: reflective vests late in season

104 minutes. 2012.




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