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April 1994

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TRACK COACH --- SELECTED TECHNIQUE ARTICLES

In this space we're presenting a selected article from a back issue of Track Coach, the official technical periodical of United States Track & Field. Some of these articles go back to the late 80's, but are still relevant to today's coaching and technique development. The articles run the gamut from sprint training to jumps and throws tips to biomechanics and plyometrics. They are presented as a public service by Track & Field News, publisher of Track Coach.

PLANNING TRAINING FOR THE SPRINTS & HURDLES
By Peter Warden, Great Britain (Track Coach 105)

 


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MUSCLE FIBER TYPES AND TRAINING
By Jason R. Karp, M.S. (Track Coach 155)

BASIC RESTORATION PROCEDURES
By M. Zalessky, V. Sobolevsky, L. Khomenov (Track Coach 106)

THE APPROACH RUN IN THE POLE VAULT
By Dr. James G. Hay (Track Coach 106)

THE TAKEOFF DRILL FOR THE LONG JUMP
By Clifford Larkins (Track Coach 107)

INDOOR CONDITIONING FOR MIDDLE DISTANCE RUNNERS
By George Gandy, BAAB Senior Coach (Track Coach 107)

ANALYSIS OF THE HIGH JUMP CROSSBAR IN FAILED ATTEMPTS
By Brad Hackett (Track Coach 107)

ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL PREP TRACK PROGRAM
By Craig McDonald, Steve James and Tom Kutschkau (Track Coach 107)

TRAINING SAFETY TIPS FOR LONG DISTANCE RUNNERS
By John Robertson, M.D., Seattle, Washington(Track Coach 108)

DEVELOPMENT OF MAXIMUM SPRINTING SPEED
By Frank W. Dick, BAAB Director of Coaching, Great Britain (Track Coach 109)

PETE'S POINTERS FOR PERFECT POLE VAULTING
By Peter McGinnis (Track Coach 109)

TIPS FOR IMPROVED JAVELING TRAINING
By Edward Harnes (Track Coach 110)

DEALING WITH PRECOMPETITIVE ANXIETY
By Hardy Crace (Track Coach 110)

ADAPTING TRAINING PLANS FOR THE PREP DISCUS THROWER
By Tommy Badon (Track Coach 110)

BIOMECHANICAL RELATIONSHIPS IN DISTANCE RUNNING
By Keith R. Williams, Ph.D. (Track Coach 110)

THE PRE-JUMP
By Alan Launder, Australia (Track Coach 112)

SPEED TRAINING—AN AID TO JUMPING AND VAULTING
By David Lease, Scotland (Track Coach 112)

IMPROVING THE PENULTIMATE STEP IN THE JUMPING EVENTS
By Bob Myers (Track Coach 112)

IN SEARCH OF SEPPO
By Kevin McGill (Track Coach 126)

ERGOGENIC AIDS
By Wilf Paish, Great Britain (Track Coach 126)

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE HIGH JUMP APPROACH
By Irving Schexnayder (Track Coach 126)

THE PARADOXICAL NATURE OF THE HAMMER THROW
By Greg Gassner (Track Coach 129)

 

 

 

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