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The Chest Pass Drill

22 Jun 2022Holly Mills
There are two variations of this beginner’s level shot-put drill. The chest pass and the chest pass with a foot switch, which is a progression of the former. This drill is performed using a medicine ball. It is recommended that…
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Building Tension in Your Lower Body

19 Jun 2022Emma Ljungberg
What do you think about the entry in a discus throw? I like to think about it as one of the most important parts of the throw. How well you do the entry will often determine how your throw will…
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Trail Leg Skips

19 Jun 2022Holly Mills
The aim of this drill is to work on the athlete's trail leg. It is important to note that although the primary focus is on the trail leg, the lead leg must continue to be active throughout the drill. Firstly,…
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How to Run & Carry the Pole

19 Jun 2022Rubem Miranda
Why relaxed Grip or carrying the pole is so important, especially at an intermediate level? The correct pole carry is crucial to the pole movement to Take-Off. It builds a good relationship between athlete and pole, significant weight balance distribution…
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General Javelin Throw Training

19 Jun 2022Phil-Mar Rensburg
General throwing exercises offer a lot of benefits for the Javelin thrower. We are well aware of the fact that genetic potential ultimately determines throwing distance but these examples are aimed to enhance explosive-reactive power capabilities. The usage of weighted…
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Structuring and Planning your Season

19 Jun 2022Alexandra Millard
As a middle-distance athlete, planning your season is crucial when it comes to optimizing performance and ensuring longevity, especially in those competing at a high level. In the lead-up to the outdoor season, whether that’s transitioning from cross country, road,…
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How to Run the 200m

18 Jun 2022Shyvonne Roxborough
Putting your best 200m race together requires technique, speed, endurance, and power. Often times we see 100m runners or shorts sprinters use their speed and power to gain victory. On the other hand, the middle distance 400m runner uses endurance…
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Progressing your Run-Up

18 Jun 2022Lewis McGuire
As discussed in the video, the importance of developing a good run-up is essential for high jump. When we look at any elite jumper it is apparent that they carry a significant physicality throughout their approach. Despite this looking easy,…
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How & Why to Do a Heel Turn

18 Jun 2022Katie Head
Deciding to move onto a heel turn usually will come after you are fully comfortable and proficient in executing a standing throw. Between you and your coach, you feel able to and are willing to move on to a heel…
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Making the Move From the 9m to 11m Board

18 Jun 2022Caroline Joyeux
Switching Triple Jump Boards It is not an easy task to switch from the 9-meter to the 11-meter triple jump board. When I was 15 years old, I experienced it by myself. It is a tough job for the head…
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Long Jump in Air Techniques & Mechanics

13 Jun 2022Sam Khogali
The optimum in air flight mechanics for a long jump has been debated since the sport began. For an event that has been around for so long and analyzed to the finest data point, you would believe that a perfect…
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