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E2: The Challenges of Being a Junior Athlete

24 Jun 2022Miguel Perera
For our second episode of the podcast we wanted to explore the trials and tribulations faced by junior athletes and their progression through the sport. To provide wider perspective we invited to join us in the studio our friend Max…
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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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E1: Is Athletics in a Good Place?

19 Jun 2022Tudo Sport Team
In the debut episode, Miguel and Dajon discuss what Tudo Sport is all about and go on to evaluate the current state of athletics drawing upon the contrasting experiences from Jamaica and the UK. Is athletics in a good place?…
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Basics of Carbohydrates

19 Jun 2022Daniel Morgan
When we eat carbohydrates, our body stores this as glycogen and glucose in our liver and our muscles. However, just like a car or any mode of transport, it is important that we refuel each day because our livers can…
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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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Why S&C & Introduction to the Gym

19 Jun 2022Josh Putt
This piece is an introduction to why you should be considering doing S&C and a few ideas as to how you could structure and layout your sessions. I would break the key reasons down into two main points as to…
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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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