Coaching High School Track & Field: Hurdles

Coaching High School Track & Field: Hurdles
Coaching High School Track & Field: Hurdles
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Product Description

  • Hurdle technique and more
  • Complete agility training for hurdlers
  • Comprehensive training plan including tapering strategies

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

Will Freeman assists coaches in understanding and utilizing the short 12-15 week high school season and gives a thorough technical analysis of the hurdle event. Coach Freeman shares all of the necessary ingredients to train a successful hurdler, such as: Daily Warm-Up, Acceleration, Speed, Speed Endurance, Start and Acceleration Cues, CNS Sprint Drill, Lifting, Core Strength, General Strength Routines, Pillar Routines, Hurdle Strength Routine, Medicine Ball Routines, Multi-Jump Exercises and Hurdle Drills. In each area, he shares examples of specific routines and drills. Freeman gives a complete breakdown of a training week, day-by-day, with complete workouts. In addition, he discusses tapering, offers helpful coaching hints, provides tips for identifying hurdlers, discusses safety factors/injury prevention and looks at the differences in technique for boys and girls. This is an extensive, comprehensive presentation on the essentials of training and coaching hurdlers.

102 minutes. 2006.

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