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Cover: the best of championship productions - track & field: 90+ long jump drills
The Best of Championship Productions - Track & Field: 90+ Long Jump Drills

Featuring:

  • Cliff Rovelto - Kansas State University Head Coach
  • Gary Derks - Cinco Ranch High School (TX) Head Coach
  • Kyle Tellez - University of Houston Assistant Coach
  • Dwight Phillips - 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist and 3x World Outdoor Champion
  • Jeremy Fischer - Head Coach and Lead Instructor at the Chula Vista USATF High Performance Training Center
  • Heidi Benton - Wichita State University Assistant Coach
  • Michael Pullins - USC Assistant Coach
  • Nick Kohl - Wartburg College Assistant Coach
  • Tim Cawley - University of Idaho Director of Track & Field and Cross Country
  • Jim VanHootegem - University of Oklahoma Head Coach
  • Irving "Boo" Schexnayder - Director of the CAP Elite Training Center

Never before has there been a more complete drill video for the long jump! This presentation, featuring many of the best long jump coaches in the Championship Productions library, contains everything you need to begin or supplement your long jump training routine.

Approach Run Mechanics

Several drills are demonstrated that show how to train your athletes to develop proper approach run mechanics. One of the best drills is from Tom Tellez of the University of Houston, who demonstrates a series of drills where the athlete walks the approach before gradually building speed while focusing on proper sprint mechanics. Coach Tellez also demonstrates a series of drills that teach athletes the proper way to execute the penultimate stride and takeoff stride of the approach.

Takeoff, Flight, Landing

Several coaches demonstrate drills that teach athletes takeoff mechanics. One series is demonstrated by Tim Cawley, in which he and his athletes demonstrate drills using a ramp and landing pad. These drills teach athletes to shorten their last two strides naturally, and how to hold their drive knee high while taking out some of the fear a beginner may have in landing in the sand. Several drills are also shown by multiple coaches that teach proper flight mechanics and how to land for maximum efficiency and safety.

Strength and Conditioning

This video concludes with several event specific strength and conditioning drills that help the long jumper develop strength and reactive ability. Boo Schexnayder, one of the most respected track and field coaches in the country, demonstrates a special jump series and a medicine ball series that help athletes develop the necessary explosive power needed for the long jump.

If you are serious about helping your long jumpers reach the next level, this comprehensive drill video is a must have for your coaching library!

98 minutes. 2019.

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Cover: the best of championship productions - track & field: 75+ pole vault drills
The Best of Championship Productions - Track & Field: 75+ Pole Vault Drills

Featuring:

  • Jeff Martin - Indiana State University Assistant Coach
  • Reid Ehrisman - University of Sioux Falls Head Coach
  • Pat Licari - University of Washington Jumps Coach
  • Tom Hays - University of Kansas Assistant Head Coach
  • Will Freeman - Grinnell College Head Coach
  • Jim VanHootegem - University of Oklahoma Head Coach
  • Tim Reilly - Owner of NW Pole Vault, LLC
  • Jeff Hartwig - 2x Olympic Pole Vaulter ('96, '08), 4x U.S. Outdoor Champion ('98, '99, '02, '03)
  • Caroline White - University of Minnesota Pole Vault Coach

The pole vault is a specialized event which requires a particular set of drills and coaching techniques. To help you become a better pole vault instructor, Championship Productions has put together a collection of the best drills for the event from its vast coaching library. You'll get drills and techniques taught by some of the best pole vault coaches in the country that are sure to enrich your pole vaulting program.

Approach Run and Plant

Various drills are shown that help simplify the learning process for a beginning vaulter. This outstanding video begins with several coaches going through a drill progression that teaches athletes how to correctly grip the pole and how to easily and accurately determine the proper width of their grip. Additionally, several drills that help athletes master the approach run, such as the low hurdle run, are demonstrated. The 3 step plant drill and swing throughs are also demonstrated using both male and female athletes to help you better work on the ever-important plant.

Takeoff, Swing, Turn, and Landing

You will see several coaches demonstrate drills that teach athletes proper take-off mechanics, including short approach vaults and box vaults. Also, several drill sequences are shown that teach the swing and turn portion of the pole vault, including push plants, short approach stiff pole vaults, and the swing target drill. These drills are demonstrated in a progression that helps teach athletes how to safely land in the pit and swing through and invert for maximum height.

Strength and Conditioning

This video concludes with several event specific strength and conditioning drills that help vaulters develop strength in ways that will have the greatest carryover to the pole vault. Several high bar drills, such as Bubkas and windshield wipers, are demonstrated. Additionally, you'll get several drills using medicine balls and gymnastics rings that are great for developing athletes that may not yet have the strength to complete high bar drills.

If you're looking for a comprehensive collection of pole vault drills that cover all aspects of the event, this video is a must-have!

126 minutes. 2019.

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Cover: the best of championship productions - track & field: 85+ distance/middle distance training drills
The Best of Championship Productions - Track & Field: 85+ Distance/Middle Distance Training Drills

Featuring:

  • Corey Ihmels - Boise State University Cross Country Head Coach
  • Pete Rea - Elite Athlete Coach and Coordinator, ZAP Fitness Team USA Training Center
  • Will Freeman - Grinnell College Head Coach
  • Andrea McDonough - University of North Carolina Head Cross Country Coach
  • Rose Monday - 2012 U.S. Women's Olympic Distance Coach (featuring Maggie Vessey demonstrating)
  • Dennis Barker - Former Augsburg College Women's Head Coach
  • Pat Tyson - Gonzaga University Head Coach

The key behind every great distance runner is the ability to run tall, utilize great running economy, and remain focused. This complete video featuring some of the best distance coaches in the world will give you drills on every aspect of training athletes who can combine speed and endurance.

Warm Ups

Before athletes can perform at high levels, they must prepare their body for the stresses of the workout. This segment is loaded with drills from A Walks, Marches and Skips, through various ground based movements designed to help athletes improve their range of motion, rehearse key postural cues, and prepare for practice or competition.

Broken Tempo Mid Distance Workouts

In this segment, Rose Monday shares a couple broken tempo workout designed to help mid distance runners adjust to pace changes in races, while improving their aerobic and anaerobic capacity in training. One example of this type of workout is a 1,000 meter broken tempo repeat, where athletes alternate between their Vo2 Max and aerobic threshold every 200 meters during the run. Using professional runner Maggie Vessey to demonstrate, Coach Monday breaks down coaching cues and shares insights on the positive implications these workouts will have on your runners.

Strength Training

Strength training is essential to help safeguard distance runners against the common injuries and stresses associated with high volume training. In this segment, multiple coaches break down their core strength training exercises. Using various body weight exercises, their goal is to improve core strength and balance, while also improving range of motion and strengthening high risk areas, such as the ankles, feet, and hips. Additionally, Coach Monday discusses her views on weight training and Olympic lifting and its value within a well-balanced training program.

This video is packed with drills and workout ideas from some of the world's top coaches. However, one of the more unique segments in this video belongs to Coach Andrea McDonough, who takes her athletes through a variety of ladder drills to improve their multi-directional capabilities and work out stabilizing muscles in a unique way.

This video is ideal for beginner to intermediate coaches of high school age athletes, but it also contains information that is useful to help maximize workouts for coaches of more advanced athletes. The workouts and suggestions contained within can be easily adapted to a variety of settings and resources. Consider this your one stop shop for developing distance runners!

86 minutes. 2019.

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Cover: the best of championship productions - track & field: 100+ triple jump drills
The Best of Championship Productions - Track & Field: 100+ Triple Jump Drills

Featuring:

  • Michael Pullins - USC Assistant Coach
  • Tim Cawley - University of Idaho Director of Track & Field and Cross Country
  • Stacey Smith - Baylor University Assistant Coach
  • Gary Derks - Cinco Ranch High School (TX) Head Coach
  • Dick Booth - University of Florida Assistant Coach
  • Travis Geopfert - University of Tennessee Associate Head Coach
  • Cliff Rovelto - Kansas State University Head Coach
  • Nick Kohl - Wartburg College Assistant Coach
  • Kyle Tellez - University of Houston Associate Coach
  • Jim VanHootegem - University of Oklahoma Head Coach
  • Jeremy Fischer - Head Coach and Lead Instructor at the Chula Vista USATF High Performance Training Center
  • Irving "Boo" Schexnayder - Director of the CAP Elite Training Center
  • Will Freeman - Grinnell College Head Coach

Championship Productions has amassed a wide variety of triple jump drills in its vast coaching library over the years, and this video is the singular source where the best drills have been brought together! You'll get proven exercises from many of the nation's respected triple jump instructors in one conveniently packaged location. If you're looking for a single source of triple jump drills, this is the video you need!

Approach Run Mechanics

You'll get several top tier drills that demonstrate proper approach run mechanics. One of the most comprehensive drill series presented is by Travis Geopfert, in which athletes are taught different ways to start the approach run, acceleration mechanics and cues, and penultimate and take off mechanics. Also, Geopfert gives a detailed explanation of why he advocates using a mid-mark with his athletes and how to determine the mark for each athlete.

Three Phases of the Triple Jump

Several coaches demonstrate drills that teach athletes how to execute the three phases of the triple jump. One drill series that stands out is a bounding series demonstrated by Stacy Smith and one of her athletes. This series teaches athletes the proper foot strike, arm action, and rhythm needed to properly execute the triple jump. Additionally, several drills are demonstrated that teach takeoff and landing technique for maximum efficiency.

Strength and Conditioning

The video concludes with several event specific strength and conditioning drills. One excellent series of strength training drills is presented by Wartburg College coach Nick Kohl. His drills help jumpers develop explosive power and the needed reactive ability to be able to compete at a high level.

This video provides every drill you'll ever need to teach the triple jump - don't miss out on adding it to your coaching library!

98 minutes. 2019.

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Cover: the best of championship productions - track & field: 75+ hurdles drills
The Best of Championship Productions - Track & Field: 75+ Hurdles Drills

Featuring:

  • Ken Harnden - University of Tennessee Assistant Coach
  • Kim Carson - former NCAA Hurdle Champion (LSU); Roosevelt HS (IA) Head Girl's Track Coach
  • Lawrence Johnson - Cal State University Northridge Assistant Coach
  • Gary Winckler - University of Illinois Women's Coach
  • Vince Anderson - Texas A&M University Assistant Coach
  • Andrew Blanks - Westbury High School (TX) Head Coach
  • Nat Page - Georgia Tech Hurdles Coach
  • Joey Woody - Director of Track & Field/Cross Country at the University of Iowa
  • George Williams - 2004 USA Olympic Head Coach

Championship Productions presents a collection of the best drills designed specifically for hurdlers. This video features numerous exercises taught by some of the best coaches in the country that are certain to boost the performance of your athletes in every event involving the hurdles.

Warm Up

Begin with a variety of dynamic warm up drills that are designed to help hurdlers prepare for highly demanding sessions on the track. Lawrence Johnson shows his 800 meter dynamic warm up series, consisting of skips, jogging, and strides that are designed to help hurdlers and sprinters prepare for high speed work. Also in this segment, coaches Nat Page, Andrew Blanks, and Kim Carson take you through a variety of hurdle specific static and moving stretches, designed to help improve flexibility and range of motion in athletes.

Hurdle Mobility Progressions

Coaches Gary Winckler, Ken Harden, and Joey Woody lead athletes through a variety of hurdle mobility drills, including Coach Winckler's resisted trail leg and arm drill. In this exercise, an athlete executes a standing trail leg drill with a resistance band around their foot and arm to increase difficulty, which works on mobility and coordination. Additionally, Coach Woody takes athletes through a variety of hurdle walkover drills to improve balance, coordination, and technical skill rehearsal.

Advanced Hurdle Movement

In this segment, Coach Carson begins to put all of the skills from earlier in the video together. She uses a variety of one and three step drills to help athletes improve their technique both over the hurdle and attacking the ground in between. Carson breaks down each drill in detail, while also pointing out common errors that athletes make in the event, along with ways to identify and correct them within the drill.

In addition to the segments listed above, Coach Johnson's segment on improving starting technique provides some great drills, such as the medicine ball start drill in which athletes jump into a throw, falling onto a high jump mat in order to teach ballistic force production. This drill is a great way to teach athletes to push against the ground and produce large amounts of force.

Packed with nearly two hours of drills and instruction, this video is a great addition to any hurdle coach's library. The overlapping segments, featuring a variety of top flight coaches, will enable you to gain different perspectives on drills that will further increase your understanding of the nuances of the event.

110 minutes. 2019.

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