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Short Sprinting [ARTICLE]

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"Rhythms Create Order Among Chaos"; a phrase not only tattooed on my right foot, but a mantra for daily living. I see the world in rhythms, and if you...... Continue

2018 USATF Indoor Championship Series Broadcast Schedule Announced [ARTICLE]

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Indianapolis -- Continuing its landmark deal with NBC Sports Group, USA Track & Field released the 2018 USATF Indoor Championship Series...... Continue

The Long Sprint - Reclassifying the 800m [ARTICLE]

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The 800-meter race is one of the most challenging and exciting events to race and coach in track. Tactically, there is no margin for error and it demands that athletes possess a combination of strength, speed, and endurance. The running community...... Continue

Throws - The Technical Commonalities [ARTICLE]

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Although there are five different throwing events in track and field, they share some things in common. Each throwing event...... Continue

Simplifying the Pole Vault - A Non-Vaulter's Approach to Success [ARTICLE]

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The purpose of this article is to share a different approach to the teaching and coaching of the pole vault, so that vaulters...... Continue

Cross Country - The Basics of Visualization [ARTICLE]

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As coaches, we are always looking to help our athletes squeeze every drop of performance from themselves. When turning...... Continue

Hamstring Injuries - A Practical Discussion [ARTICLE]

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Motor patterns are important to what we do. Consider the following movements: body weight squat, weighted squat, front squat, overhead squat, hang clean...... Continue

Motivating the Track Athlete: Walking the Line Between Optimism and Realism [ARTICLE]

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Track has always been a very cut and dry sport. The fastest times win and advance. That has been an advantage track coaches enjoy over team...... Continue

The Long Jump - Physical Backgrounds of the Long Jump for Coaches and Athletes [ARTICLE]

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In this article addressed to practicing coaches and athletes we present a summary of physical phenomena involved with the long jump. We explain the...... Continue

How Teams Fail - Is Your Program Headed Towards Destruction? [ARTICLE]

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No one likes to be on a losing team. Yet, many programs struggle to overcome continual defeat. Those stuck in dysfunctional and deflated...... Continue

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