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!

Buy the eBook
Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Lunge Takeoff Drill

Purpose Emphasizes the lunge position that is necessary after takeoff. Setup Use the regular long jump pit and approach. How it Works Jumper takes their normal approach and drives off the board.He or she immediately

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Curl the Pole Drill

Purpose Gets vaulter used to curling the pole and preparing to takeoff. Setup You need a pole vault set up and a pole. How it Works From a standing position, vaulter places the end of

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Over Cones Drill

Purpose Jumpers improve rhythm and practice penultimate step. Setup Place three cones 5 meters apart on the track. How it Works Jumper uses a three-stride rhythm between cones. Jumper runs up to the first cone

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

First Hurdle Drill

Purpose Hurdler develops their technique for going over the first hurdle. Setup Set up the starting blocks as done for the beginning of the race. Place one hurdle at the normal first hurdle

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

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

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

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

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

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

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

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

Continue Reading

Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

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

Continue Reading