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John Dagata's Teaching Progression for the Throws 2-Pack
TD-05278A:

with John Dagata,
USA Olympic Training Center Resident Throws Coach (Chula Vista, CA);
USATF Level I, Level II and Level III Certified Coach; IAAF Level 5 Throws Coach

Many of the top shot putters worldwide are using the rotational shot put technique. Being able to achieve the balance and mechanics required to successfully use the rotational technique can be much more complicated than the glide technique. However, John Dagata, USA Olympic Training Center Resident Throws Coach and a USA TF Level I, II and III certified coach, presents a simple yet thorough teaching progression to allow athletes at any level to develop and master this technique.

Dagata takes you through all of the positions important for the stand throw, step in, and full throw using 19 exercises to help you generate force and speed to be the best shot putter you can be.

Step-By-Step Training Method

Learn a step-by-step method that breaks the shot put technique into individual components that each athlete must master to have effective full spin technique. Dagata presents the following drills to teach technique:

  • Stand Throws - Dagata introduces how to pivot correctly so that you can understand the basics for the delivery of the shot. He takes you through three fundamental releases from the double pivot, with stepping over the toe board, and with the reverse.
  • Step-In Throws - After establishing the delivery position from the stand throws, three variations of step-in throws are offered to teach horizontal movement across the ring.
  • Static Throws - To drill in balance and posture out of the back of the ring, getting one to the correct position in the middle of the ring for correct finishes, Dagata takes you through six variations of the throw from a static start.

This teaching progression allows a coach to break down and focus on the various components of the rotational shot to develop mastery of the various parts, but also fuse them together into the whole.

Full Throws

The full throw using the counter movement start or the wind is presented using six variants, allowing the athlete to load the left leg and sweep the right at the start. This builds greater momentum from the wind into a more dynamic throw.

Correct Technique Flaws

Throughout the presentation, Dagata points out specific technique flaws and ways to fix them. Some of the common flaws include:

  • Lack of penetration into the put.
  • An improper weight distribution in the double pivot phase.
  • The cause of the athlete "cutting the corner" and how to correct it.

Training and Conditioning for the Shot Put

Dagata discusses his periodization of throwing over the course of a season as well as how he balances throwing and strength training throughout a week. He adds his thoughts on the use of general strength circuits and weight room circuit training, on medicine ball work, and the proper ratio of throws to drills that young throwers should follow.

Throwers of all levels would benefit from Coach Dagata's secrets in this video!

41 minutes. 2017.



TD-05278B:

with John Dagata,
USA Olympic Training Center Resident Throws Coach (Chula Vista, CA);
USATF Level I, Level II and Level III Certified Coach; IAAF Level 5 Throws Coach

The discus is a complex event with too many moving parts to simply go out and do it without training. USA Olympic Training Center Resident Throws Coach John Dagata shares his teaching progression that will allow you to break apart and focus on the various components of the discus throw so you can develop mastery of the numerous parts of the throw, but also fuse them together into the whole.

Dagata presents a progression of 18 drills that he uses to enhance an athlete's ability to throw the discus further; then discusses the speed, strength, and general training of athletes to take them to a higher level.

Step-By-Step Training

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Terrence Trammell: Sprints and Hurdles 2-Pack
TD-05348A:

with Terrence Trammell,
Pace Academy (GA) Associate Head Coach;
3x Olympian & 2x Olympic Silver Medalist (110 M High Hurdles);
3x World Silver Medalist;
6x NCAA Champion (University of South Carolina)

Teaching explosiveness on the track is the key to training sprinters. Two-time Olympic Silver Medalist Terrence Trammell provides coaches and athletes the opportunity to develop new skills for novice sprinters and reinforce and enhance commonly used drills for experienced sprinters. He begins with detailed demonstrations and coaching points that allow athletes to develop mechanics in sprinting to execute the drills "perfectly first, then perfectly faster."

Running Form and Explosive Power

Foot placement and foot strike are essential for good sprint technique. The key is to find a balance between stride length and frequency, which will lead to fast times. Trammell shares a series of foundation-building drills that focus on the specifics of running form. You'll see a detailed tour of the benefits and execution of the A-Skip, B-Skip, Flutter Kicks, Tight High Knees, and High Skip drills that sprinters commonly use in their warm up and mechanic development.

Coach Trammell relates each of the skills to the specific component of efficient sprint mechanics and how they relate to the overall sprinting process.

How To Use Starting Blocks

One of the most important aspects of sprinting is clearing the starting blocks. However, at the youth and high school levels, this is one of the most inconsistently taught and coached parts of sprinting. Trammell provides a detailed description of starting block technique, including set up, leg angle, upper body position, and use of the blocks and track to generate the most effective start for power and mechanical efficiency.

Segmenting the Sprint

Trammell breaks the sprint into three distinct phases: Transition Phase, Top Speed Phase, and Maintenance Stage. He thoroughly explains how to teach athletes to drive out in order to set themselves up to run in the most efficient manner possible. He also discusses how to finish a sprint.

The conciseness and multiple angles of the drills provided by Coach Trammell reinforce efficient sprinting mechanics to allow for maximum success on the track!

25 minutes. 2018.



TD-05348B:

with Terrence Trammell,
Pace Academy (GA) Associate Head Coach;
3x Olympian & 2x Olympic Silver Medalist (110 M High Hurdles);
3x World Silver Medalist;
6x NCAA Champion (University of South Carolina)

Get a step-by-step plan for hurdler development and necessary skills for successful hurdling at a multitude of levels!

Three-time U.S. Olympian Terrence Trammell provides you with the drills and focus needed for success. He demonstrates everything from a proper supplemental warm-up prior to hurdling, essential drills for hurdle clearance, and a race model that allows for competitive completion of the hurdle race.

Trammell uses a series of 16 foundational drills that mimic the hurdle action to develop athletes. These drills focus on the key elements of hurdling: hip mobility, posture, and positioning. The purpose of these drills is to teach athletes how to keep speed, coordination, explosiveness, and rhythm working together.

All drills and techniques provided fall back to the centralized component that leads to hurdle success at meets. Hurdlers will learn to nail the mechanics in practice, giving them one less thing to worry about on meet day.

Running Mechanics Drills for Hurdlers

In this segment, eight specific drills are utilized to stress the essential components of creating a high center of gravity with the hips and keeping the shoulders square to maintain balance. Each of the drills maintains this focus and allows for more efficiency in sprint mechanics to allow hurdlers to travel faster between the hurdlers.

The "High Skip Drill" provided is a multi-faceted drill

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Championship Speed and Power Drills Series
TD-05115A:

with Erik Jenkins,
Western Kentucky University Head Men's & Women's Track and Field Coach;
18x Conference USA/Sun Belt Conference Coach-of-the-Year;
has led WKU to 27 Conference USA/Sun Belt Conference Team Championships;
Back-to-Back USTFCCCA Southeast Region Men's Coach of the Year (2015-14)

Coach Eric Jenkins presents over 30 speed progression drills that he uses to work on balance and coordination to develop dynamic movement. His drills are designed to increase and enhance the skill pattern needed to build explosive movement and develop the technique needed to improve speed.

Learn the specific drills used to develop aggressive athletes that become championship sprinters. Drills designed to teach the triple extension pattern are essential for developing a championship sprinter. The athlete needs to be aggressive coming out of the blocks, keep everything moving forward, and be quick off of the ground.

Sprint Mobility

Coach Jenkins thoroughly breaks down eight drills that progress from the A-Walk to Resisted Ground Strikes in a manner that enhances the balance and coordination of the athlete while reinforcing proper technique for sprinters. He expertly addresses the importance of preparing the foot to handle ground reaction forces, while coaching his athlete through each drill, pausing to point out errors or adjustments as needed. This is an important feature for beginner coaches because it provides the drill, along with the context of when and how to use it.

Hurdle Mobility and Plyometrics

Coach Jenkins demonstrates drills to increase the range of motion in the hips and create balance, stability, and functional power that allows the athlete to combine all these facets into the mechanics of successful sprinting. Hurdle mobility is important because it not only allows athletes to be in a position to be more explosive, but also helps prevent injury by increasing range of motion.

The second major power segment Coach Jenkins focuses on is plyometrics. He incorporates both simple and advanced plyometrics in his demonstrations. In the hurdle hops holds drill, Jenkins demonstrates the position an athlete should be landing in to highlight safe and effective technique. An advanced drill would be his depth jump and hurdle exchange exercises. The hurdle exchange exercises challenge the athlete not only dynamically, but also from a coordination standpoint as well.

Coach Jenkins provides detail in setting-up for safety and pacing of drills, in addition to two different combinations he has sprinters perform during the season and in the off-season.

Sprinter-Specific Weight Training

Western Kentucky's strength coach, Domenic Reno, takes you through WKU Track and Field's weight training program. This segment begins with a bar warm up incorporating power cleans, snatches, front squat to press, and overhead shrugs. The warm up is designed to address various movement patterns common to track and field athletes, as well as the various lifts they perform during each session. From there, Coach Reno provides a brief, but detailed overview of the lifts they use and their importance. Each of the lifts demonstrated serves as critical power development in the triple extension movement that is required for maximum power drive in sprinting.

Coach Jenkins provides a strong foundation of the fundamentals and skills necessary for successful sprinting. The drills and cues shown allow for progressing as athletes develop each of the necessities sprinting requires - proper form, balance, coordination, stability, and power.

31 minutes. 2017.



TD-05115B:

with Jarius Cooper,
Arkansas State University Assistant Coach;
USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Instructor,
four-year letter winner and SEC All-Academic Team Member while competing at the University of Florida;
In 2014, Cooper guided Sharika Nelvis to an NCAA DI National Championship in the Women's 60-meter hurdles and the outdoor 100-meter hurdles

Learning how to sprint from start to finish while limiting time on the ground is the key element behind a successful hurdler. It's important for athletes to learn the proper drills that enable them to put speed and power elements into play. High performance speed and power drills that teach this philosophy are essential behind a training program designed for success.

Jarius Cooper stresses the importance of the "sprint" in the sprint hurdles as the essential component for running faster times in all hurdle events. Coach Cooper's approach to developing speed and power in the hurdles is a fundamental foundation that must be built upon for successful hurdling. Cooper's mantra of "control time on the ground, not control time in the air" is a prerequisite for successful sprint hurdling.

Using a combination of warm-ups, hurdle mobility drills, agilities, power elements (jumping sequences), hurdle drills, block starts, and bounds, Cooper provides the critical elements for continued speed and power development in both off-season and in-season training. In all, more than 30 drills/sequences are demonstrated throughout the video. Coach Cooper explains that his speed and power drills will allow the athlete to:

  • Be comfortable with low heel recovery
  • Develop quickness and rhythm
  • Gain the ability to use the non-dominant leg
  • Hurdle-Specific Warm-Up

    Cooper takes you inside his 'Red Warm Up', designed to prep hurdlers for practice. Beginning with a jogging series, Coach Cooper progresses through a static stretch series into hurdle mobility drills. He closes the warm up with high-intensity speed development drills, including A skips, high knees, and butt kicks, into a fast 20 meter acceleration. By learning how to sequence drills, Coach Cooper shows you how to progressively prepare your athletes for their training sessions by including movements that reduce injury, balance the body, and improve coordination.

    Plyometric Elements of Hurdle Development

    In this segment, you will learn how to use box jumps, hurdle hops, and depth jumps to help your hurdlers develop explosive power, stability, and coordination. While sharing important cues to ensure safe landings, Cooper discusses how to carefully progress your athletes from bilateral box jumps, to single leg hops, before moving into more advanced activities such as depth drops and hurdle hops.

    Hurdle Drills

    The 'meat and potatoes' of any hurdle speed and power development program is the ability to tie the various speed and power elements together on the track. In this segment, you will learn how to use drills such as the 5-step drill to help both high and long hurdlers use their dominant and non-dominant legs to improve coordination and balance the body. Cooper also shows hurdle rhythm sprints to teach proper posture between the hurdles, and help athletes maximize their run into and through the first hurdle.

    Coach Cooper provides numerous strategies, cues, examples, and progressions to emphasize the importance of speed and power in hurdlers. The emphasis of the individualized approach and allowing athletes to progress at their levels and strength provides an excellent "bag of tricks" for the sprint hurdle coach.

    49 minutes. 2017.



    TD-05115C:

    with Andrea McDonough,
    Iowa State University Head Women's Cross Country Coach;
    2014 NCAA Cross Country Runners-Up;
    Back-to-Back Big 12 Champions (2-13-14);
    2008 Canadian Olympic Trials 10,000 meter Champion, 2x Canadian National Titleist, 7x National Canadian Team Member, NCAA All-American at 1500 meters

    with Troy McDonough,
    Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist;
    Physical Therapist and Assistant Track Coach at Iowa State University;
    NCAA Division 1 All-American in Decathlete, Member of 2006-2007 United States Bobsled Team

    Traditional distance running coaches have primarily focused their efforts toward, and spent their training time on, increasing the aerobic running volume of their athletes. They have little consideration of one simple fact: running is the prolonged repetition of a series of one-legged hops-an activity that demands far more functional strength and power than most coaches (and runners) realize or train to enhance.

    Using a progressive approach intended to address the needs of the beginning (or low-strength, low-coordination) runner, up to and including elite-level competitors, coaches Andrea Grove-McDonough and Troy McDonough demonstrate a range of progressive and challenging exercises. These range from static and dynamic core strength and stability enhancements, to a multi-joint-focused medicine ball series, to a highly advanced agility and power ladder progression. Employing high-level male and female distance runners to show how to do each activity properly , the McDonoughs include detailed, essential explanations of key coaching points and make technical corrections of the demonstrations.

    Strength and Power Series

    In this teaching unit, learn how and why to incorporate strength training exercises with functional plyometrics designed to improve your runners' ability to maintain speed on the stable, but unlevel terrain that characterizes cross country running. You'll also learn to enhance in-race acceleration as well as finishing speed for middle and distance track racers. Included are:

    • Properly executed back squats with a barbell and an appropriate amount of weight followed by a squat jump to expand an athlete's strength, power, and neural functionality.
    • Single-leg body weight squats from atop a 24" box in combination with single-leg squat jumps to increase a runner's power plant.
    • Box step-ups with a barbell followed by alternating-leg box jumps to develop functional strength and power and provide a significant, meaningful challenge for even the highest level runners.

    Agility Power Ladder Progression

    Faster running in races begins with training to run faster, and having strong stabilizer muscles around the hips, knees, and ankles is essential to fast running and injury prevention. In this unit, learn how to incorporate a speed/agility ladder via a myriad of physically-and mentally-challenging coordination and quickness exercises.

    • The Double Forward Quick Foot exercise, though relatively low-impact, is a drill that encourages explosive forward movement designed to reduce ground contact time, which is the key to running speed.
    • The Single Forward Quick Foot exercise makes the transition to single-leg support and challenges the athlete to maintain quickness and posture in a highly functional drill.
    • The highly functional, highly challenging Single-Leg Zig-Zag Hop demands focus, dynamic strength and coordination from the athlete. As with all the higher-level exercises, McDonough emphasizes that this drill should only be undertaken when the athlete has mastered the preceding exercises.

    You will notice that the use of high-level athletes to demonstrate these exercises-from the most fundamental to the most advanced-allows you to see them performed properly, which is an invaluable aid when it comes time to incorporate them into your training sessions.

    McDonough provides a wide array of functional, challenging, and fun exercises that you can incorporate right away-whether you are in-season, off-season, or somewhere in between.

    "I don't always have access to a weight room, so I loved how Coach McDonough provided alternate strength drills I can use virtually anywhere, regardless of the number of athletes I have to work with. I also liked hearing explanations as to why I might use a particular drill and what its purpose was. I like to know why I should be doing something and my runners do, too." - Customer Review

    35 minutes. 2017.



    TD-05115D:

    with Jim Dilling,
    Minnesota State University Head Men's and Women's Track & Field Coach;
    3x Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Coach of the Year (Indoor 2014-15; Outdoor 2014);
    2007 USA Outdoor Champion in High Jump, 2x NCAA DII Indoor Champion (2006-07), 2x NCAA DII Outdoor Champion, 5x NCAA DII All-American

    Learn the secrets behind creating a championship high jumper! Jim Dilling shares the training and methods that brought him success, both as a coach and athlete, in the high jump on a national level.

    This video is loaded with over 50 drills and progressions to help you enhance your training inventory. Use this start-to-finish jump training method with your athletes as Coach Dilling takes you through baseline testing, a jumps-specific warmup, a static stretch routine, relevant lifting and strength training, plyometrics and jump exercises, a stadium stair series, and methods to increase speed for a consistent approach and powerful takeoff for the high jump.

    Warm-Up Routine

    A well designed warm-up sets a strong foundation for any practice. Coach Dilling breaks down the components of an effective general warm-up, while incorporating high jump specific exercises that are designed to engage the appropriate muscle groups and increase hip mobility to help athletes prepare for the demands of a high jump session. Static stretches important to jump training are reviewed and explained, along with a complete sprint drill series consisting of 32 exercises. Using drills like serpentine runs and accelerations, Coach Dilling helps you create a progressive warm up that can match the demands of any session.

    Weight Room and Strength Training

    Developing strength in the weight room is an effective way to quickly improve jump performance. Coach Dilling demonstrates 11 high jump specific strength training drills and ways to safely progress from unweighted to weighted exercises. Most of the lifts in this segment are single leg, intended to develop leg strength for a powerful drive leg and takeoff in the high jump. The controlled motions of these lifts will also help improve coordination and balance for athletes.

    Plyometric and Jump Training

    The high jump is a technical event, requiring power, timing, and coordination. In the plyometric section, Coach Dilling shows a mixture of double and single leg exercises that are further geared toward developing explosive power and capitalizing on the foundation built in the weight room. These exercises focus on specific high jump skills such as double arm swings, keeping a dorsiflexed foot and high quality and quick contacts with each jump movement. A variety of jump drills will create a strong and stable core in your athletes.

    Approach, Curve Running, and Takeoff Drills

    The last segment of this video takes the jump mechanics and skills athletes have been working on and applies them to the approach and takeoff portions of the high jump. Coach Dilling explains why:

    • Consistency with the approach and your steps is the only way to ensure success
    • Curve running and mechanics will help you keep your speed through the jump
    • You should learn proper angle and placement for jump takeoff for bar clearance

    Jump drills are reviewed to help master the penultimate step and create a powerful final step for takeoff.

    Coach Dilling gives you an outstanding foundation of training to develop as a jumper. He focuses on the process and mastery of the skills leading up to the jump and provides a variety of ways to become a better high jumper through sharing his experiences and training methods.

    80 minutes. 2017.



    TD-05115E:

    with Nick Kohl,
    Wartburg College Assistant Coach,
    USA Track and Field Level I certification;
    former University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Assistant Coach/Jumps;
    mentored eight NCAA DIII National Champions and 30 DIII All-Americans, 12-Time MidWest Regional Coach of the Year

    Speed and power are the key elements behind a successful horizontal jumper. Drills designed to teach form, technique, and strength building are the secret behind a winning jump. You'll learn how to simulate the correct phases of the jump progression with drills in this video.

    Nick Kohl demonstrates his proven drills that are designed to build championship-level jumpers. Coach Kohl's comprehensive training program is designed to teach the athlete to simulate the penultimate step, drive up and out, to reach out with their feet. The drills are a step-by-step progression of plyometric drills, running form, and jump drills that lead to successful jumps. Coach Kohl's program will cover everything from the basics behind the jump to the actual take-off.

    Plyometric Mat Drills

    Mat drills are a great way to add a technical component to the warm up, or safely help injured athletes return to practice. Coach Kohl demonstrates several low-intensity skipping and bounding drills that he uses to cure posture and technique. Performing these drills on a softer surface also enables coaches to safely incorporate more of these drills into the workouts without fear of increased injury risk.

    Form Running Drills

    The ability to maintain postural alignment on the runway is critical to success in the jumping events. In this collection of drills, Coach Kohl takes you through a methodical progression of exercises, starting with a standing leg cycle drill and progressing from skips, to weighted walks and runs. The use of a weight plate will help your jumpers develop core stability by limiting the use of their hands, which improves core strength, posture, balance and technique.

    Sand Drills

    Coach Kohl ties everything together in the final segment with a series of jump drills into the sand pit. He focuses on sand drills to give the athlete foot and ankle dexterity so when the athlete jumps and sprints, they can maximize their performance. The sand drills are important because they add a different and challenging alternative to a jumper's normal routine while still adding to their explosive base.

    If you're seeking a guide to improving your athletes' horizontal jumps, this video from Coach Kohl is sure to improve the abilities of your jumpers.

    "I am certified in Speed and Agility Training, but some of these drills and exercises I have never seen before. I believe this video will help any athlete wanting to reach their full potential in track and field jumping events." - Customer Review.

    33 minutes. 2017.



    TD-05115F:

    with A.G. Kruger,
    University of South Dakota Assistant Coach/Throws;
    3x US Olympian; 14x National USA Champion in Hammer & Weight Throw; NCAA DII National Champion (hammer throw);
    2001 NCAA DII National Outdoor Male Track and Field Athlete of the Year;
    Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and is a certified Functional Movement Screening (FMS)

    Balance, coordination and athleticism in the ring are a crucial phase in the throwing events. The more athletic your throwers are, the more power they will put into their throws. This will lead to a more compete and successful thrower who will dominate the ring. High performance speed and power drills that teach this philosophy are essential behind a training program designed for success.

    Coach Kruger explains that to be a successful thrower, it comes down to what the athlete can do in the ring. He emphasizes the main teaching points behind his speed and power drills:

    • Keep everything moving forward
    • Keep the chest up
    • Explode the hips up and out

    Kruger uses drills to emphasize that the goal for all throwing events is the distance of the implement. Components behind these drills teach how to plant, how to work on stability, and how to keep everything moving forward.

    Throwing Program

    A throwing program needs to have many different elements to develop speed and power. Doing throws that mimic movements to the throwing events without the strain of throwing actual implements can be beneficial in technique while also reducing injuries. In addition to common exercises for strength training, Coach Kruger's program includes:

    • Jumps and plyometric drills
    • Change of direction exercises
    • Medicine ball throws

    What to Train

    Reinforce sound mechanics and explain the why, not just the how, of any exercise demonstrated. Coach Kruger presents three common flaws found in most thrower's programs:

    • Throwers are true anaerobic athletes and must be trained as such. Strength, speed, power and athleticism are crucial for today's throwers and must be developed.
    • Throwers don't naturally have good body awareness, therefore they will have poor balance, mobility, footwork, core strength, and coordination.
    • Throwers don't receive enough information behind the specifics into programming: speed, agility, med ball throws, box jumps and plyometrics development. Coaches must be able to effectively demonstrate these athletic implements before they can teach them to their throwers.

    Coach Kruger demonstrates the drills that work on skills, power, and form to develop the techniques needed by successful athletes. These drills are designed to teach power, which results in greater distance of the thrown implement.

    63 minutes. 2017.



    TD-05115G:

    with Reid Ehrisman,
    University of Sioux Falls Head Cross Country & Track Coach/Pole Vault Coach;
    Coach of four USA National Champions, seven USA National Runner-ups and 35 NCAA All Americans in the Pole Vault. In 2016, Ehrisman and the University of Sioux Falls qualified seven pole vaulters (four men and three women) to the NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championships.

    Reid Ehrisman lays out a methodical blueprint for you to build fast, powerful and technically sound pole vaulters. His vaulters' development program is simple, featuring in-depth drills and techniques, with unlimited science to back it up. Coach Ehrisman's approach is driven to maximize speed on the runway to improve takeoff and swing mechanics. He teaches drills from slow to fast, simple to complex to maximize key teaching moments and neuromuscular adaptation.

    Coach Ehrisman brings the pole vault success of the USF track and field program to you with more than 25 drills that walk you through the entire pole vault process - starting by maximizing sprint mechanics, moving through detailed steps to apply that to the runway and approach, and providing methods for accelerating through takeoff and having a powerful swing through the end of the vault.

    Perfecting Running Mechanics

    Sprint mechanics are the foundation of a strong vault approach. Coach Ehrisman expertly walks you through seven drills specific to pole vault approach on the runway. Beginning with Lining the Heel Walking Drill, Ehrisman details all of the coaching points of proper sprint alignment and some common flaws that impede performance, such as casting and grabbing. The drills in this series progress from walking and skipping, to running, before advancing to pole carry drills. Learn how to maintain sprint form by adding the technique drills while carrying the pole through a progression to keep the pole weightless in approach.

    Setting up the Takeoff

    Cadence and rhythm are essential components for consistency and success with the pole vault. Coach Ehrisman discusses techniques that have worked best for his athletes and talks you through his slow-to-fast approach. By accelerating through the pole drop, pole vaulters will gain the momentum needed to create a powerful takeoff and a successful vault. Coach Ehrisman start with simple drills and increase cadence and acceleration to more complex methods. He focuses on these runway items:

    • Counting steps in sets
    • Increasing cadence throughout the entire approach
    • Having rhythm to your run
    • When and how to drop your pole
    • Accelerating through takeoff

    Ropes and High Bars for Swing Mechanics

    If you're indoors in the winter with limited opportunities to practice proper vault technique, or need a way to teach swing mechanics away from the runway, ropes, high bars, and rings can be important tools. Vault takeoff and swing drills using ropes, high bar and rings show the numerous ways to teach pole vault technique without a long approach. Coach Ehrisman gives tips and insights as athletes demonstrate drills to get inverted, turn and engage their hip flexors and core to get swing into the vault. You'll see athletes use 2-3 step approaches on drills to work on trail leg skills, hip drive, to teach swing from the top hand and much more. He also demonstrates the use of double and single rope progressions, which provide coaches with flexible options depending on their facilities.

    Coach Ehrisman uses his experience as a vaulter and coach to emphasize the most important elements of pole vault training. These drills take you through a detailed progression for neuromuscular adaption and mastery of skills for pole vault technique. Use Coach Ehrisman's method to teach sprint mechanics and set the foundation to develop speed and rhythm on the runway for a more powerful vaulter.

    46 minutes. 2017.



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    World Class Track & Field Series
    TD-03452: with Don Babbitt, University of Georgia Throws Coach; and Reese Hoffa, 2x Olympian and World Champion

    With incredible and insightful coaching and demonstration from World Champion and Olympian Reese Hoffa, Don Babbitt provides you with "what you need to know" to be successful in the shot put.

    Coach Babbitt's six-part presentation features instruction in the following areas:

    • Warm-up - This shot put specific warm-up consists of a light jog, a series of static stretches that focus on the low back and legs, and med ball throwing drills to prepare for shot put training.
    • Grip and Release - Babbitt presents technical instruction for gripping the shot while detailing the differing neck placements for gliders and rotational shot putters. Three release drills place an emphasis on pushing the shot without spin on the release.
    • Standing Throw - Babbitt takes Hoffa through a five-step teaching progression that begins with an arm strike throw and progresses through to a power position with a throw. He highlights the keys to poser position and includes drills for rhythm and balance. These drills are appropriate for a full range of ability from beginning through elite. Once that athlete has a good grasp on the power position with standing throws, Babbitt introduces the reverse to the throw to assist the shot putter with increasing distance.
    • Full Glide Technique - Babbitt teaches a simple three-drill progression for the glide shot. Included are glide shot put throws with and without reverse.
    • Rotational Technique - Babbitt implements a 12-drill progression that leads the shot putter through every phase of the skill, including a complete throw with a reverse.
    • Training schedule - Babbitt discusses his philosophy and structure of throwing workouts. He offers examples of a thrower's training week and how to balance throwing with weight and agility training. Also included are the weight training and conditioning exercises he uses, as well as recommendations for how to train at the high school level. Downloadable workouts are available on this DVD.

    Throughout this entire DVD, Babbitt takes time to explain not only the how of each particular drill and phase of the throw, but more importantly, the whys. Understanding the whys affords both coach and athlete a keen insight into what to look for to prevent and/or correct errors.

    This DVD is certain to be a difference maker for coach and athlete!

    75 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03453: with Gary Pepin, University of Nebraska, Head Track Coach; and Dusty Jonas, 2008 Olympic High Jumper

    Legendary Nebraska Head Coach Gary Pepin and Olympic High Jumper, and former Nebraska standout, Dusty Jonas share with you technique, drills and strategies for the high jump that have propelled Jonas onto the world stage.

    Beginning with a high jump specific warm-up, Coach Pepin narrates a dynamic 15-plus exercise program that prepares a high jumper for the rigors of a training session.

    Pepin moves into the technical aspects of the high jump, beginning with the approach and take-off. After covering the objectives and purpose of the approach, Pepin covers three types of approaches and zeros in on his approach of preference, a 10-stride approach. He begins with establishing and measuring the actual distance for an individual's approach. You will learn how to establish a precise and consistent take-off point, as well as the technical specifics of the penultimate step and the actual take-off. Pepin includes options for arm actions and strategies for establishing optimal body angles for launching into a successful flight pattern.

    Moving into flight strategies, Pepin starts with technique and follows that with four flight specific drills. Pepin and Jonas take you through seven curve and take-off drills designed to help the high jumper run a proper curve and transition into a technically sound take-off.

    With all of the technical components of the approach, take-off and flight in place, Pepin moves to the back of the high jump apron and puts it all together from start to finish. He passes along coaching tips on what to look for to identify common errors in the high jump.

    In addition to the technique and strategies, Pepin gives you five training components and offers strategies for designing a training program that is built back from the Championship meet. He also presents a checklist of 15 strategies for coach and athlete for making the competition day the most successful day possible

    Coach Pepin leaves no stone unturned in technique and strategies for all aspects of successful high jumping.

    85 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03454: with Brian Bedard,
    Colorado State University Head Coach;
    and Casey Malone,
    2x Olympian and 2009 USA Outdoor Champion

    This discus DVD combines world class coaching with world class demonstrations.

    Brian Bedard, one of the world's leading discus throw technicians and Olympic Discus thrower Casey Malone take you through a comprehensive progression for the discus throw.

    Following a specifically designed warm-up program for the discus, Coach Bedard jumps right into a breakdown of attaining a proper grip on the disc, a critical skill for attaining consistency and efficiency for every throw.

    Bedard moves into the basics of the standing throw. He places a heavy emphasis on proper posture, which effects your ability to convert power into the discus. Bedard then focuses on winding the discus. He teaches (with and without the discus) how to establish proper lines and angles for attaining the proper axis of rotation for throwing efficiency.

    Watch as Bedard takes Malone through a series of standing throws. You will learn all the necessary sequencing of movements required to maximize power. Bedard allows you to see each throw through his technical eye, critiquing and correcting any technical deficiency that he observes.

    Moving to the pivot turn, or wheel, Bedard's emphasis is on continuous rotation and a relaxed upper body, with the bulk of the work of the turn taking place from the hips down. Malone demonstrates each aspect of the pivot turn and then executes a series of pivot throws, again with critical coaching from Bedard.

    A demonstration of the full throw begins with a step-by-step description of each phase. This technical progression includes entrance, posture, wind, entry step to the middle, pivot turn, through a non-reverse throw. Several full throws are demonstrated with breakdown analysis of each included. Bedard also breaks down the skill set needed to perform a reverse throw.

    Bedard coaches the throwers through 10 full-speed throws, from both a rear and side view, giving you a detailed breakdown of each. He also presents a problem solving segment that includes seven areas of the discus throw, detailing what the error looks like, sounds like, how to see it and how to resolve it.

    As a bonus, Malone, the 2009 USA Outdoor Champion, shares his personal thoughts on how best to approach the event from a mental standpoint.

    Build a better discus throw from the basics through advanced technique!

    85 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03455: with Tom Pukstys,
    2012 US Olympic Team Assistant Coach (Throws);

    2x Olympian and 6x USA Champion;
    and Mike Hazle, 2008 Olympian

    Legendary Javelin thrower Tom Pukstys shares the techniques, drills and strategies that made him the USA's top Javelin thrower for over a decade.

    Following a javelin specific 25+ exercise warm-up, Coach Pukstys breaks his intensive technique instruction into three areas: the power position that details body positioning from the ground up, body angles that are essential to throwing success, and the position and location of the javelin to maximize power for the throw.

    Pukstys emphasizes that the throw is not arm activated, but rather leg and hip activated. He underscores the need for the athlete to feel the separation of the lower and upper body on the throw. Pukstys teaches the release technique of the throw that requires pro-nation with the thumb turning inside.

    Next in the skill progression is the standing throw. In this segment, Pukstys and Hazle focus on a sequence of ground contact, hip, chest and the arm with pro-nation on the follow through.

    Pukstys progresses into movement for the throw. Beginning with a one-step throw and progressing to a three-step throw that adds momentum and pressure along with incorporating the penultimate or impulse step. Pukstys and Hazle discuss the technical aspects of the wrap, a more advanced technique that takes the thrower from a more linear position to a more rotated position.

    You will also see how to set up a successful throwing practice as Pukstys details three throwing workout days: target practice, medium throwing and hard throwing. Pukstys and Hazle move to the weight room where Hazle demonstrates seven javelin specific training exercises that focus on developing explosive elastic power and overall athleticism.

    In addition, Pukstys and Hazle share a breakdown of meet footage that pulls together all aspects of the javelin throw presented into an actual event.

    Throughout the presentation, Pukstys interacts with Hazle by coaching him and seeking feedback from him. This interaction adds a unique perspective for the viewer, garnering both a coach and athlete perspective on the event. Hazle's quest for perfection exudes throughout the presentation and offers a positive example for young athletes in seeing an Olympic level thrower constantly striving to improve.

    57 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03585: with Monte Stratton,
    Coach of 87 NCAA Division I All-Americans at TCU and UT Arlington,
    Coached, 24 X Conference Championships, 24 X Conference Coach of the Year Honors, Coach of Olympian Darvis "Doc " Patton.

    Featuring Darvis "Doc" Patton,
    2004 and 2008 USA Olympian, Olympic Silver Medalist 4x100M Relay, 2007 World Outdoor 4x100M Gold Medalist

    Monte Stratton, one of the world's most prolific sprint coaches is joined by Olympian Darvis "Doc" Patton to bring you this comprehensive instructional sprints DVD.

    WARM UP
    Maximize your performance and prevent injuries using these 10 activities which combine technique drills, stretching and build up work.

    RUNNING TECHNIQUE
    Reduce poor, speed-stealing sprint technique by implementing Stratton's head-to-toe checklist for attaining and maintaining an ideal sprint posture. Stratton delivers the best techniques for sprinting including proper foot and leg positioning for ground strikes and precise arm action to eliminate "breaking." He discusses stride frequency, stride length and back side mechanics and how each affects sprint speed.

    BLOCK STARTS
    A 30-minute A-Z guide for coaching the starts that includes:

    • setting the block
    • backing into the block
    • proper foot positioning in the blocks
    • setting the hands
    • proper body alignment and balance
    • all aspects of the "take your mark" and "set" positions
    • proper mechanics for getting out of the blocks properly on the gun
    • starting on the curve

    Throughout each phase, Stratton offers invaluable coaching tips that will assist your sprinters in achieving the fastest start possible.

    In addition, Darvis "Doc" Patton demonstrates five of the most common start errors with detailed analysis as to the negative effect each error has on the start. A great tool to show your sprinters what not to do on a block start.

    RELAY EXCHANGE
    Keep the baton moving at full speed throughout your race. Stratton shows how to select the order of your runners, demonstrates effective positioning for the incoming and outgoing runner, provides a technical breakdown of the mechanics for all three exchanges and delivers tips for implementing relay training into your practices.

    SPRINT TRAINING PHASES
    Stratton highlights four training phases; Pre-Season, Early-Season, In-Season and Late-Season. For each phase, Stratton shares an example of a typical week of training that includes specific workout examples. He offers suggestions on how to adapt the phases to fit a meet schedule along with how to approach sprint training with multi-sport athletes.

    STRENGTH TRAINING
    Stratton provides an overview of four essential components of weight room training. He includes important strategy considerations for training, injury prevention, peaking and race day tactics to assist you in maximizing your athlete's abilities.

    DOC PATTON INTERVIEW
    A one-on-one interview with Doc Patton closes the presentation. You will get insight into what has made Doc a successful sprinters and how he's managed to stay at the top of his game much longer than most world class sprinter.

    This DVD is loaded with practical instruction that is applicable to every level of sprinter from novice to veteran and is sure to enhance your sprint program!

    117 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03586: with George Williams,
    2004 USA Olympic Head Coach,
    1996 USA Olympic Assistant Coach,
    St. Augustine College Head Coach,
    10x NCAA Division II National Championship Coach
    2010 NCAA Division II Coach of the Year

    and Bershawn "Batman" Jackson,
    2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist,
    3X USA National Champion

    Reap the benefits of both legendary hurdles coach George Williams and Olympian Bershawn "Batman" Jackson.

    Coach Williams begins with an overview of the ingredients for success in the 300/400 hurdles events. He then moves into a narrated warm-up demonstrated by Bershawn Jackson. Through the 10+ exercise warm-up, Williams shares valuable insight into the importance of a working warm-up for injury prevention as well as the importance of disciplined and thorough stretching program, an essential key for successful hurdling.

    Williams directs Jackson through five hurdle drills that are at the heart of technique training for the rigors of the300/400 hurdle events. These drills include lead leg and trail leg drills, as well as alternating leg drills. Williams feels that training the hurdler for proficiency on either leg is a must for success in the event.

    Williams next proceeds to full hurdle execution with a focus upon technique and stride patterns. He details the preferred stride count that his hurdlers utilize and offers recommendations for the high school level hurdler.

    You will get an overview of his training plan that highlights an emphasis on training longer distances in the early season and includes hurdle specific workout suggestions for increasing race endurance.

    Throughout the presentation, Williams offers technical and tactical insights from his years of producing successful hurdlers.

    32 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03587: with Jeff Hartwig;
    2X Olympic Pole Vaulter (2008 , 1996);
    4x US National Outdoor Champion ('98, '99, '02, 03),
    2x US National Indoor Champion ('99, '07),
    Former American Record Holder Outdoors (19'9 1/2)",
    American Record Holder Indoors (Currently 19'9").

    Special Appearance by Earl Bell; 1998 National Olympic Coach of the Year

    Establish and reinforce good habits in your vaulters using this simple, safe training progression.

    This pole vaulting DVD begins with a technique progression appropriate for any level of pole vaulter. Along with his own demonstrations, Hartwig is joined by a high school boy and girl to demonstrate each progression.

    The technique progression includes:

    • Grip and Carry: Learn to mark your pole for grip consistency and jump-to-jump adjustments. Establish the proper grip and carry position.
    • Pole Plant: Ensure a confident and safe take-off by maintaining balance on the pole. Hartwig teaches basic walkovers, illustrates proper body alignment in relation to the pole and provides coaching tips to ensure your vaulters are properly balanced.
    • Approach and Take-off: No need to stand in line for the pole vault pit. Get your vaulters more approach reps by learning to train on the track. In addition, Hartwig shows how to train vaulters using a progression of short run approaches, how to correct common take-off errors and how to safely train vaulters with their speed and body under control.

    Throughout the technical progressions, Hartwig shares invaluable coaching tips such as to how progress your vaulter as they improve.

    In Part 2 of this presentation, Hartwig demonstrates 36 exercises that he incorporates into his pole vault specific training program. These exercises fall into five categories: Hurdle Mobilities (6 drills), Core Exercises (15), Med Ball Exercises (9), High Bar Exercises (3) and Weight Lifting Exercises (3).

    Hartwig then takes you through the four training cycles that make up a season.

    • Cycle 1: Off Season Training
    • Cycle 2: Early Season Training
    • Cycle 3: Power Training
    • Cycle 4: Competitive Cycle

    Hartwig lays out a detailed training schedule for each cycle. The schedule includes a weekly plan and specific daily workouts. In addition, he shows the vaulting skill set that is appropriate for each phase of the cycle.

    As an added bonus Hartwig introduces his coach--the legendary Earl Bell--to present a technical analysis of the vaulting Hartwig does in each of the four training cycles. Hartwig and Bell deliver priceless tips and techniques throughout this commentary.

    This is THE most comprehensive combination of teaching, coaching, training, and planning that has ever been produced for pole vaulting.

    129 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03588: with Nat Page,
    Georgia Tech Hurdles Coach, former USA Olympian

    and Terrance Trammell, 2x Olympic silver medalist, 3x Outdoor World Championships silver medalist, 6 x NCAA Champion

    Train your hurdlers to be efficient, linear and powerful!

    HURDLE WARM UP
    Nat Page and Terrance Trammell begin this presentation with what they believe is one of the most essential training components for the hurdles: the warm up. This routine includes five key stretching exercises and 10 warm-up exercises. Narrated by Coach Page and demonstrated by Trammell, this routine is hurdle-specific and provides the athlete with the explosiveness and flexibility required to effectively train and run the hurdles.

    110 HURDLE DRILLS
    This seven-drill segment features technical training for the lead leg and trail leg. The drills are designed to ensure your athletes are efficiently clearing each hurdle, running in a straight line and maintaining forward momentum throughout the race. The drills are demonstrated by Tremmell and, as a bonus, Jamaican Olympian Vonnette Dixon also demonstrates the drills.

    HURDLE TRAINING
    Page provides seasonal planning tips for training and shares his strategies on how to train throughout each phase of the season. He discusses his thoughts on how a coach can best assist a hurdler on race day in terms of the physical and mental aspects of competing.

    TERRANCE TRAMMELL INTERVIEW
    Trammell shares career insights and key strategies that have contributed to his success and longevity in the sport.

    This DVD affords you the unique opportunity to watch and learn from the world's best!

    41 minutes. 2010



    TD-03589:

    with Dwight Phillips
    Career Highlights:

    • 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist;
    • 3x World Outdoor Champion;
    • 2003 World Indoor Champion;
    • 4x USA Outdoor Champion;
    • 2001 U.S. Indoor champion

    Learn the technique and training strategies that have made Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Dwight Phillips one of the most successful long jumpers in recent history.

    WARM UP
    Phillips shares the 20+ exercises he uses in his extensive warm-up--the heart of each of his training sessions. This warm-up includes active stretching, range of motion exercises, and strength development exercises with a heavy emphasis on core strength, sprint drills, and exercises for explosiveness.

    PHASES & MECHANICS
    Phillips teaches his personal tactics and strategies that he has developed and refined throughout his career. Discover how this world class longer jumper tackles each phase of the long jump as he discusses and demonstrates the drive, transition and penultimate phases.

    What makes this DVD unique is that several of Phillips' techniques and strategies are what some would consider "outside the block," especially when it comes to how he simplifies the skill set.

    Learn how Phillips approaches takeoff, flight, and landing mechanics and discussing what works best for him and providing alternative methods that might work better for a given athlete.

    Phillips provides four full run through approaches and four short approaches with jumps. These run throughs combine the approach, the takeoff, flight and landing techniques and provide demonstrations for your athletes to study and emulate.

    WORKOUTS
    Phillips takes you through a season of training, breaking down each of the four phases of the season. In each phase, Phillips details a complete day-by-day breakdown of his training and includes examples of specific workout sets and training strategies for maximizing training time and efficiency. This segment offers a complete look at the season from early season through taper.

    In a bonus Q & A segment, "One-on-One with Dwight Phillips," you will learn more about Phillips' career and the ingredients to his success.

    Improve the distance on your jumps and your long jumping program with tips and strategies from this world class long jumper!

    67 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03697: with Dwayne Miller,
    Norfolk Real Deal Track Club Head Coach;
    2008 Nike Coach of the Year by USA Track & Field;
    2004 USOC Developmental Coach of the Year

    featuring LaShawn Merritt,
    Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio; 3x Olympic Gold Medalist

    In this five-part instructional track DVD, Coach Dwayne Miller and Olympic Gold Medalist LaShawn Merritt share techniques, strategies, and training methods for maximizing success in the 400M dash.

    Merritt demonstrates all of the drills and techniques in this DVD, so you can use it with your athletes to model excellent form for each drill.

    The Stretch
    Both men feel their stretching routine is imperative to maximizing Merritt's performance. This particular routine focuses on the back, gluts, groin, hamstring and low leg; all critical muscle groups for the 400M. He ends with hurdle step overs that incorporate stretching with body posture, balance and control. Throughout the routine, Miller and Merritt offer valuable narration of how each stretch applies to 400M success.

    Ballistic Warm-Up
    Develop ballistic power in your athletes. Miller shares four drills develop explosiveness while maintaining technical accountability for proper running mechanics. Invaluable tips for creating good arm movement are included in this segment as Miller believes that "creating good arm movement creates good body movement and control."

    Stride, Rhythm and Positioning Drills
    Help your athletes improve their acceleration out of the blocks! This segment emphasizes stride length, rhythm and foot and body position to aid your athletes in driving out of the blocks. These drills can be used for any sprint event.

    Breaking Down the 400
    Miller shows how he breaks down the 400M race on the track. He teaches strategies for effectively coming out of the blocks on the curve, the objectives for each phase of the race and coaches athletes as they work on their race.

    Weight Training
    Prevent injuries and gain the strength you need to run a faster 400. Miller and Merritt discuss and demonstrate eight critical exercises that are at the heart of Merritt's 400 success. They show correct form, key techniques to executing the lifts correctly and discuss the benefits of the exercises in terms of relevance to the event.

    Merritt closes the DVD with a brief discussion of his general approach to good nutrition, followed by a question and answer session that includes Merritt breaking down his gold medal winning 400M performance in Beijing.

    36 minutes. 2011.



    TD-03743: with Kim Carson,
    former NCAA Hurdle Champion (LSU),
    American Record Holder,
    Internationally elite level 100M hurdler, and current coach

    In this 12-part, information-packed presentation, Kim Carson leaves no stone unturned delivering technique, drills, training strategies and coaching tips for hurdle success. You will benefit from Carson's experience as an elite athlete and from her experience as a coach of beginning and elite hurdlers.

    Carson delivers in-depth instruction on:

    • Warming Up
    • Dynamic Flexibility
    • Sprint Drills
    • Hurdle Mobility Drills
    • Movement Drills
    • Advanced Movement Drills
    • Hurdle Don'ts

    Moving to the four phases of the event, Carson breaks down the:

    • Start - Gain insight into all aspects of the block start from setting the blocks to backing in, set position, and an explosive start.
    • Acceleration Phase - Learn how what happens from the blocks to the first hurdle can be the difference betweeb a good hurdler and a great hurdler.
    • Maintenance Phase - Train your athletes to develop rhythm for the full race.
    • Finish - Get tips for coming off of the 10th hurdle and finishing with a lean at the line.
    • Keys to Success - Learn technical and tactical coaching tips to maximize your teaching skills.

    In the training segment of the DVD, Carson provides an overview of the five Bio Motor Elements of training and three training phases; general, competitive and transition/rest. Carson offers recommendations for how to divide your season into these critical phases, zeroing in on a typical high school season.

    Next, Carson breaks down practice planning and goes through each of the three training phases providing a focus for each day of a typical training week.

    This is THE most comprehensive 100M hurdle instructional DVD you will find. This hurdle technical and training instruction is appropriate for any hurdler, male or female.

    69 minutes. 2011.



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    All Access Track & Field Practice: The 'Wartburg Way' - Developing 'Team' in an Individual Sport

    with Marcus Newsom,
    Wartburg College Head Coach;
    6x United States Track Coaches Association DIII Indoor Women's Coach of the Year;
    3x USTFCCCA DIII Outdoor Women's Coach of the Year;

    featuring Scott Ganshirt, Wartburg College Assistant Track & Field Coach

    The Wartburg Track program has grown into a national power under Coach Newsom's watch. Wartburg has won 14 straight indoor women's conference championship titles and nine men's indoor championships. The women have a string of 17 consecutive outdoor titles. The men have won eight league outdoor titles since 2002. In 2009, his women's teams became only the seventh team in NCAA Division III history to sweep indoor and outdoor national titles in the same season, and earned the inaugural Deb Vercauteren Program of the Year award from the USTFCCCA. The program also won the award in back-to-back-to-back season (2012-14). The 2012 women's team swept the National Championships and set new all-time meet records in team points in both venues.

    This unique, 'all-access' video exposes you to the training environment that has helped make Wartburg College a Division III track & field powerhouse!

    Multiple team activities are documented that show how coach Marcus Newsom cultivates an environment that creates a group that seems more like a family than a collection of individual athletes. Examples include team warm-ups, team meetings, weight training and cross training activities.

    Coach Newsom's basic philosophy is that every athlete is important to the team. Athletes make the program and everyone can contribute. It starts every day with team body and mental building. You will see:

    • The benefit of the team warm-up
    • The team meeting
    • The work-out
    • The cool-down as a team

    Coach Newsom explains that coaches needs to work on the little things to develop a successful program. The athletes need to know they can maximize their potential by working together and knowing that what they accomplished in every practice mattered.

    Everyday Practice Break Down

    Coach Newsom demonstrates how he works a typical day and week of practice by breaking down the team warm-up, cardio, meeting and weight lifting.

    An extensive review of Wartburg's weight training program is included, which shows how to best organize resources to promote optimal performance while minimizing injuries. Wartburg's Melissa Norton takes you into the weight room and explains the ins and outs of getting a large group of athletes through their workouts in an efficient manner. Explanations are given for many of the exercises. Squats, dead lifts, one-legged lunges and power cleans are all shown.

    Get a comprehensive look behind what a coach needs to not only start a program, but how to build a successful, winning program.

    88 minutes. 2017.

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