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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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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Walk/Run 400M Drill

Builds aerobic capacity and improves speed and endurance Setup You need an open track. How it Works Runner runs 12 400m intervals with a one minute recovery between each.The one minute recovery is spent

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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

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Wall Drill

Purpose Improves the runner’s drive phase. Setup Runner stands approximately 1 meter from a wall. How it Works Runner places both hands against the wall with full arm extension.Runner’s trunk should be at 45 degree

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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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Cadence Drill

Purpose Improves leg turnover action. Setup You need an open track. How it Works Athlete jogs for 30 seconds counting the number of times his or her left foot hits the ground during that time

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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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Springboard Jumps Drill

Purpose Builds confidence and helps the high jumper learn the timing required of higher jumps. Setup Place a springboard or a ramp at the point of a jumper’s normal takeoff. How it Works The jumper

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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

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