Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Rebound Jump Drill

Purpose Works on the transition between the second bound and the final jump. Setup You need a box that is 24 inches high and sturdy enough to handle a jumper’s leap. How it Works Starting

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Bridge Drill

Purpose Jumper works on arching his or her back. Setup You need a mat for this drill. How it Works Jumper lies on the mat. He or she then arches their back, pressing the feet

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Exchange Zone Relay Drill

Purpose Runners practice the seven steps that its should take them to go from acceleration zone into exchange zone. Setup Four runners line up in a row with proper spacing. First runner has

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Distance Obstacles Drill

Purpose Challenges the thrower to use good fundamentals to reach a certain distance. Setup Place an obstacle at a distance for the thrower to try and hit. How it Works Thrower goes through normal throwing

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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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300 by 100 Drill

Purpose Builds aerobic capacity and improves speed and endurance. Setup You need an open track. How it Works Runner runs 300m hard and then walks 100m back to the starting line.At the starting line runner

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3-Step Jump Drill

Purpose Jumpers practice their penultimate step. Setup Use the area in front of the high jump apparatus. How it Works Jumper lines up away from the high jump

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Mental Fatigue Drill

Purpose Runners develop the ability to work through mental fatigue. Setup Set up a long distance run for all of long distance runners, and then a short course for them

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