Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Scissor Drill

Purpose Jumpers practice their takeoff. Setup Run the drill at the high jump apparatus. How it Works Jumper takes four to six steps, takes off and scissors over the high jump bar, which is set

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7 Step 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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Challenge Distance Drill

Purpose Works runner’s fast twitch and slow twitch muscles with a mix of long distance work and sprints. Setup You need an open track. How it Works Athlete runs 200m and takes a 30-second

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Multiple Triple Jumps Drill

Purpose Builds rhythm for the steps of the triple jump. Setup You need an open area for the runner to work on continuous triple jumps. How it Works Starting with 2 to 4 strides, the

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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

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3-Step Hurdles Drill

Purpose Works on the progression needed to create lift. Setup Place a series of hurdles with room for a 3-step approach between them. How it Works Vaulter holds a pole stub.Vaulter takes a three step

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Rear Overhead Throws Drill

Purpose This is a fantastic power building drill. It also helps the thrower with his or her balance and overall conditioning. Setup Each thrower should have a shot put in order to

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