Fundamentals of Track and Field
Fundamentals of Track and Field provides all the information coaches need for teaching track and field skills to novices. The book features an opening chapter on organization and planning, plus 13 chapters devoted to specific track and field events.
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Planning and Organizing
Sprints and Sprint Starts
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acceleration activity aerobic anaerobic arm action athlete practice athlete's backward baton exchange body weight box top check marks Coaching Tips competitive correct curve direction of throw discus discus throw drill drive event extended fartlek feet Figure flexed glide technique grip hammer hammer throw hand hang technique height high jump high-knee hips and chest horizontal hurdle clearance incoming runner interval training javelin throw jumper knee landing lane Lead-Ups leading leg lean left foot left leg lift long jump lower leg medicine ball meters outgoing runner Participants pass the baton performer pole pole-vault pull rear receive the baton relay repetitions right foot right leg right-handed thrower ring rotary rotation sequence shift shot put shoulders speed sprint standing throw steeplechase hurdle step stride length stride pattern swing teach thigh throwing arm throwing stance track and field trailing leg triple jump turn upper body upward vaulter vaulting box water jump