The Ultimate Track & Field Drill Library

Welcome to TrackPracticePlans.com. We've selected more than 127 simple, fun and effective track & field drills covering every fundamental skill. It's everything you need to engage your kids in practice, improve their skills, and set new personal bests!

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Sand Pit Drill

Purpose This drill focuses on plant and takeoff fundamentals. Setup You need a pole and the long jump sand pit. How it Works Vaulter places the top hand high on the pole. From a standing

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Cone Hop and Bound Drill

Purpose Works on combining the first two elements of the triple jump. Setup You need one cone set up right after the takeoff board and enough room on the approach to have a

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Crouch Start Drill

Purpose Develops a runner’s starting and acceleration abilities. Setup You need a clear area of track. How it Works Runner stands at the starting line. Runner crouches down and puts hand on rear-foot side down

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Long Run Drill

Purpose Increases endurance, improves leg strength and increases the time you can hold onto a faster pace. Setup Find a fun route to run. How it Works In this drill, the athlete runs for a

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Ghost Hurdle Drill

Purpose Hurdlers work on race fundamentals, such as acceleration throughout the run, good stride rhythm and jumping form. Setup Set up hurdles as you would for a typical race; however, only set up

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Skipping Hurdles Drill

Purpose Works on getting lead foot over the hurdle. Setup Place a series of low hurdles approximately 5 to 6 feet apart. How it Works Hurdler starts 4 to 5 feet in front of first

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Standing Plant Drill

Purpose Improves the plant technique. Setup You can run this drill with either with a full length pole or a pole stub. How it Works This drill starts from the standing point just before the

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Coaching Push Drill

Purpose Vaulters gain confidence in their ability to jump higher. Setup A regular pole vault setup. Plus, the coach must be on hand. How it Works This

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Single Leg Hops Drill

Purpose Jumpers build strength in their legs and also work on the lift technique ofthe jump. Setup Mark off 20 to 30 meters of open area for the jumper to work in. How it

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