Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

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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Standing Plant Drill

Purpose Improves the plant technique. Setup You can run this drill with either with a full length pole or a pole stub. How it Works This drill starts from the standing point just before the

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Step Run Drill

Purpose Strengthens the runner’s legs for increased power when driving forward. Setup Find a set of steps, such as in a stadium. How it Works Runner sprints up the stairs.Runner stops when he or she

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Single Leg Hops Drill

Purpose Jumpers build strength in their legs and also work on the lift technique ofthe jump. Setup Mark off 20 to 30 meters of open area for the jumper to work in. How it

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Skipping Hurdles Drill

Purpose Works on getting lead foot over the hurdle. Setup Place a series of low hurdles approximately 5 to 6 feet apart. How it Works Hurdler starts 4 to 5 feet in front of first

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Single Leg Hops Drill

Purpose Jumpers build strength in their legs and also work on the lift technique of the jump. Setup Mark off 20 to 30 meters of open area for the jumper to work in. How

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