- Learn the essentials for developing a successful 100 to 400 meter sprint program on and off the track
- Get a detailed training plan with a breakdown of seasonal workouts
- Proven methods for training your 800M-1500M runners
- Over 2 hours of comprehensive instruction on managing and teaching the throws events
- Get a traditional high school season training breakdown
- Get a proven high school season planning guide complete with workout examples
with Mark Brady, Ft. Worth Country Day (TX) High School Head Boys and Girls Coach;
former DeSoto (TX) High School Head Coach; 2012 5A Texas State Boys Champions;
His 4x400 relay teams at DeSoto posted a 3:15 or faster from 2006 - 2012
Get the tools you need to build a successful sprint program on and off the track. Mark Brady passes along strategies, techniques, tips and drills to help you successfully build your sprint program for individual events and the relays.
Make every minute of your practice time count by ensuring that every aspect of your training has a focus and a purpose.
Brady reveals his systematic approach to training including his max velocity warm-up for developing speed and his max velocity run. This practice sequence can easily be done with over 70 athletes and works not only as a practice sequence but also as a meet sequence.
Maximize the performance of your sprinters on meet day with Brady's meet day sequence. The meet day sequence is plotted out by Brady on a timeline that correlates with the athlete's first race.
Brady provides narration, technical tips and teaching points as his athletes demonstrate each of these sequences.
Brady is a believer that strength equates to speed and shows how he builds force and power in his athletes. He explains and demonstrates his weight room circuit that includes five stations with four exercises per station and includes his end of practice flexibility protocol to promote injury free training.
Gain technical insight and comprehensive strategies for seasonal planning, starts, relays and more.
See a breakdown of Brady's season-long training plan along with examples of his weekly plans for each phase of the season.
Get detailed strategies and techniques for teaching a fast and powerful start, comprehensive training for the 400 and strategies and exchange techniques for the 4 x 400, 4x200 and the 4x100 relays.
Each section is accompanied by marker board breakdowns and on-track demonstrations.
Brady concludes the presentation with strategies he has used to build successful track and field programs at several schools. He includes thoughts on recruiting athletes, combining the boys and girls coaching staffs, selling coaches in other sports on your program, how to work with elite athletes, and more!
Coach Brady's proven strategies that are certain to improve your sprint program!
134 minutes. 2011.
with Steve McGill,
Ravenscroft (NC) High School Assistant Track Coach;
Head Coach of the Hurdle City Track Club; coach of Wayne Davis, current national high school record holder in the 110m hurdles
Steve McGill is a high school hurdles coach who understands the unique challenges of coaching the hurdles. In this insightful DVD, McGill explains and demonstrates how you can train your athletes to reach their potential.
Coaching the Hurdles
McGill shares his six intangibles of becoming a successful hurdles coach and then answers the question: Who are my potential hurdlers? This segment provides invaluable tools for identifying the physical and personal attributes of successful hurdlers. You will learn how to test potential hurdlers and which sports best fit a hurdler profile.
In addition, McGill offers solutions for practice challenges such as how to manage with limited space and time and solutions for setting up expectations and goals for athletes.
Training for the Hurdles
To assist you in effectively training your hurlders, McGill lays out a three-phase seasonal planning model and a weekly workout example for each phase. This model is specifically designed with the high school season in mind.
On the track, McGill demonstrates a series of four sprint drills to fine tune sprint mechanics - the basis for great hurdling. Through each drill, McGill details the nuances related to hurdling.
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