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

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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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Stair Hop Drill

Purpose Increases a hurdler’s push of power. Setup A set of 10 stairs for the runner to work on. How it Works Hurdler starts at the bottom of a set of stairs. He or she

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Trailing Leg Drill

Purpose This drill focuses on the trail leg and helps the hurdler develop the best technique to get it over the hurdles. Setup You can set up an entire length of hurdles or

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Lead Leg Drill

Purpose This drill focuses on the lead leg and helps the hurdler develop the best technique to get it over the hurdles. Setup You can set up an entire

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Running Between Hurdles Drill

Purpose Hurdler develops proper rhythm between hurdles. Setup You need several boxes (like pizza boxes). Place the first about six feet beyond the eighth step mark. How it Works Hurdler runs from the blocks to

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Hit The Mark Drill

Purpose Hurdlers work on keeping their form and hitting a standard takeoff and landing point. Setup Mark off the distance from the hurdle that the runner should take off from and land on.

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