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;...

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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....

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Stride Drill

Purpose Runner practices driving forward and increasing stride. Setup Place flat, small sticks (such as yardsticks) on the track at various distances. First one – approx. .5...

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Drag and Hook Drill

Purpose Vaulter learns to keep legs extended through the takeoff, which helps to build the momentum to swing the body up to the bar. Setup You will need a regular set up for...

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Lean Acceleration Drill

Purpose Runners build their acceleration by learning the correct lean technique. Setup You need a clear track, and if you want to you can set up a tape across the lanes of the...

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