Learn'n More about Track and Field: Handbook/Guide for Kids, Parents, and Coaches

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Bob Swope, Jacobob Press, 2008 - Track and field - 216 pages
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This is a practical guide book for kids, parents, or anyone that wants to learn more about Track & Field events. It has 436 pictures, illustrations, diagrams, and charts to look at. It covers all the basic fundamentals for the Track events, and the Field events. It is complete with track size, nutrition and diets, track history, warm up exercises, performance tables, new parent orientation, officiating, meet information, equipment used and a glossary.
 

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Contents

Relays
60
Distance Running
71
Cross Country
79
High Jumping
82
Long Jumping
95
Shot Put
111
Race Walking
127
Javelin Throwing
137

The Fundamentals
19
Relay Runner
20
Cross Country Runner
21
High Jumper
22
Pole Vaulter
23
Javelin Thrower
24
Organize your Training
25
Where Events Take Place on the Track
26
Coordination and Agility
35
Controlled Falling and Field Presence
37
Strength
39
Running
47
Quickness
48
Sprinting
50
Discus Throwing
149
Hurdles
156
Triple Jumping
166
Pole Vaulting
173
Steeplechase
184
Hammer Throwing
188
Combined Events
193
New Parent Orientation Track Field 101
195
Track Meets
196
Getting Ready for Meets
197
Glossary Track FieldCross Country Terminology
200
Equipment
203
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