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Biomechanical Observations in Hammer Throwing - Distinguishing the Static and the Dynamic [ARTICLE]

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The complex special structure of the hammer throw, and the relatively long time that is used to obtain the final speed of the hammer, make it possible...... Continue

Strength Training for Distance Runners - Versatile Conditioning Improves... [ARTICLE]

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Many good distance coaches recognize that a strength training regimen will enhance their athletes' durability, coordination, and...... Continue

Creating Confidence - The Four Sources of Self-Efficacy [ARTICLE]

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The purpose of this article is to provide coaches with a way to coach mental readiness and show why it can be just as crucial as physical readiness.... Continue

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

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