101 Youth Athletics Drills

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A&C Black, May 15, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
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Designed specifically for young athletes, thismanual contains a wide range of progressive practice drills to helpplayers develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills areillustrated and cover the essential technical skills, including:
  • warming up
  • running
  • jumping
  • hurdling
  • throwing

As well as easy-to-follow instructions, eachdrill contains information on the equipment needed, the space required,how to construct a safe and effective training session and how toorganise the athletes.

 

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Contents

1 Athletic development and the growing child
1
2 Warmup drills
9
3 Running drills
40
4 Jumping drills
75
5 Hurdling drills
95
6 Throwing drills
103
7 Relay drills
115
8 Miscellaneous drills
120
9 Useful contacts
123
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About the author (2009)

John Shepherd is a qualified coach in a number of sports and coaches

athletes to Olympic standard. He is also a sports journalist, writing

for a number of health and fitness magazines.

He has written two leading titles for A&C Black: Ultrafit and The Complete Guide to Sports Training.

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