Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Standing High Jump Drill

Purpose Stresses a good layout position from the high jumper. Setup You need a stable box that is able to withstand the pressure of a jump.The box should be placed about 2 feet

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Javelin Stretch Drill

Purpose Improves flexibility and allows thrower to build greater momentum for their throw. Setup You need a pole or a flat surface like a wall – something that is strong enough to support

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A Position Drill

Purpose Teaches proper sprinting posture and sprint mechanics. Setup You need a clear area of track. How it Works Runner marches, jogs or runs forward. With each step runner brings that side of the body

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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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Mile Interval Drill

Purpose Helps runner develop sustainable speed. Setup You need an open track. How it Works Runner runs 1600m at a slow jogging pace.Runner rests for two minutes. Runner runs another 1600m and tries to shave

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Wrist Flips Drill

Purpose Works on getting a good trajectory and on release point and extension. Setup You need a shot put and an open area to throw it. How it Works The thrower stands at the front

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