Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

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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Over The Bar Drill

Purpose Jumpers practice their takeoff and going over the bar with a “back-over.” Setup Run the drill at the high jump apparatus. How it Works Jumper takes

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Bounding Drill

Purpose Develops explosive power in the legs. Setup Run the drill over a 30m-50m section of open track. How it Works Runner uses an exaggerated running motion

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High Low Pop Offs

Purpose Helps build strong in-air technique for long jumping. Setup You need a raised area, such as a stage in a gymnasium, and then a foam pit on the

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Coaching Push Drill

Purpose Vaulters gain confidence in their ability to jump higher. Setup A regular pole vault setup. Plus, the coach must be on hand. How it Works This

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Sitting Throw Drill

Purpose Builds core strength and works on trunk rotation technique. Setup Each thrower should have enough room to sit down with their legs in front of them with the

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